Technical Assistance for Promoting Gender Equality in Education

Country

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Turkey

EuropeAid

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132422/D/SER/TR
Start Year

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2014

End Year

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2016
Beneficiary

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Ministry of National Education
Consortium

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British Council, ANKON Consulting, FCG International, Fondazione Giacomo Brodili, SIPUI, TEPAV
Budget

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3.178.00 €
Financing

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EC – European Commission
Working Area

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Education and Human Resources Development
 
Service Area

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Technical Assistance, Training & Capacity Building

The purpose of this contract is to promote gender equality for girls and boys in schools and equality and a gender-sensitive approach throughout the education system, within this scope the contract will include technical assistance for:

  • İncorporating the gender perspective at all levels of the educational system and improving the Ministry of National Education’s system by formulating a gender equality assurance tool for schools (GEATS) with stakeholders, multiplying and distributing this tool as booklets and implementing this system at the chosen pilot schools,
  • İmproving the Ministry of National Education’s capacity to promote equality and a gender-sensitive approach throughout the education system by organising study visits, reviewing policy documents, strategies, relevant legislation through workshops and revising the existing curricula and course books in terms of gender equality,
  • Raising awareness for all parts of society (students, parents, teaching and non-teaching staff, etc.) by organising local and international conferences and campaigns to impact target groups.