The course enables trainers to successfully plan and conduct education, training and exercises with an integrated gender perspective within own functional area of expertise. The course provides the students with a background of frameworks and guidelines regulating gender in military operations and provides participants with practical examples and best practices of how to teach on gender in the military.

Target audience

The Gender Training of Trainers course is directed towards active trainers, instructors and teachers of military units and officers from defence or security structures, or civilian equivalents. Recommended rank is OF1-OF4, OR5-OR9 or civilian equivalent

Learning Objectives

After completed the Gender Training of trainers course students will be able to:

  • Apply international framework and background of gender perspective in own training activities.
  • Plan education, training and exercises with an integrated gender perspective for the security sector, including pre-deployment, in theatre- and national training.
  • Conduct education, training and exercises with an integrated gender perspective for the security sector, including pre-deployment, in theatre- and national training.
  • Evaluate education, training and exercises with an integrated gender perspective for the security sector, including pre-deployment, in theatre- and national training

 

Method

The Gender Training of Trainers course consists of lectures, facilitated discussions, practical exercises, case studies solved in syndicates and individual tasks. The course will be interactive and every student is expected to take an active part in all modules and share own experiences of working as a trainer. Course duration is two weeks.

 

References

  • NATO Bi-SC Directive 40-1.
  • NATO Bi-SC Directive 75-7.
  • UNSCR 1325 and related resolutions on Women, Peace and security.
  • NATO Education and training plan for Gender in Military Operations.

Student assessment

The students will be evaluated through formative assessments during plenary and syndicate work. The course includes a final summative assessment in the form of an exam that includes writing or updating a lesson plan and to give a short demonstration of how to teach with an integrated gender perspective. The individual performance will be graded as "Successfully completed" or "Participated"

 GToT:   9 November - 18 November 2016

GToT:   12 - 21 June 2017

ETOC ref.no: GEN-GO-31543

CORSE DATE 2017

12 - 21 June

ETOC REF. NO

GEN-GO-31543