The course will provide you with an opportunity to:
Who should attend?
- explore and examine gender-based equity issues in development;
- examine how gender dynamics and ideologies influence the process and outcomes of a development project;
- develop an understanding of the application of gender concepts, theories and frameworks; and
- explore the concept and practice of gender mainstreaming for gender equitable development practices.
Development practitioners, researchers, scholars, students of gender studies with minimum graduation qualification, with background and interest in gender and development, which includes work in the development field; those who are currently working in the development sector and those who area interested in undertaking research on gender issues in any field of social development.Date
December 7 - 9, 2016Timings
2:00 - 6:00 pmCourse Fee
Rs. 10,000/- per participantDeadline for registration*
November 30, 2016*Registrations will be made on first come first serve basis and are subject to the availability of seats.Facilitator
Dr Dilshad Ashraf is an Associate Professor at AKU-IED and specializes in curriculum, teaching learning, school improvement, educational governance, equity issues and development theories and perspectives. She is recognized for her expertise in gender in education and has made significant contribution to the expansion of contextually relevant body of knowledge around gender issues in education through various research projects under her supervision. In her role as the gender focal person for AKU-IED’s “Strengthening Teacher Education in Pakistan (STEP)” project, Dr Ashraf has worked extensively at all levels of public education system in the selected districts of Sindh and Baluchistan to ensure gender equality perspective is understood and implemented by the stakeholders working in and around schools.