Call for applications: Online certificate course on Gender and Development

genderThe Global Human Rights Leadership Training Institute (GHRLTI) is now accepting applications for the 10th edition of its Online Certificate Course on Gender and Development Training, 25th July – 29th August, 2014. 
 
Course Description:
This course is designed to prompt an exploration of common behaviours and attitudes towards gender differences. It will present facts and figures about the situation of women and men in our society today – and references from key documents that highlight policies formulated to address gender concerns. Recent events have shown that if governments are serious about achieving the Millennium Development Goals, MDG’s, it is essential that gender be taken into account for all the goals.
The course also features a number of exercises and reflective activities designed to explore basic gender concepts and enhance gender analysis skills, which can be applied in the formulation of policies, the design of programmes, and the exercise of evaluation.
 
Benefits:
The overall purpose of the training programme is to enhance the gender-responsive planning of key institutions and the management skills of their employees, so that they can more effectively play their part in implementing gender-sensitive development policies as well as mainstreaming gender in order to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, MDG’s.
 
Course Content:
This 5-weeks part-time course comprises 7 modules. To view the full course outline visit our website athttp://www.justicegroup.us/gender-development
 
Target Audience
The course is aimed at gender focal points, women organisations, programs and project managers, researchers, policy-makers, activists, women advocates and feminists, students, staff of NGOs and CBOs, staff of UN specialized agencies, donor agency field workers, volunteers, development actors, trainers, students, government officials etc. Candidates should have a good written command of English language and high competence and comfort with computer and internet use.
 
Entry Requirement:
Students must have a current e-mail account, regular access to and general familiarity with the internet and mobile phones.
Successful students will receive the GHRLTI Certificate in Gender Development Training.
 
Course Fee: The course tuition fee is US$300. Course fees include access to all course materials, expert support, assignments as well as postage and packaging of a certificate. There is a limited amount of partial scholarships available for applicants from developing countries, based on financial need.
 Location: Online (GHRLTI master platform – http://www.justicegroup.us/GHRLTI)
Total Duration: 5 Weeks
Application Procedure
The deadline for application is 23rd July, 2014. While full tuition payment is due on 24th July, 2014. However, applications will be accepted on a first-come-first-serve basis. Applications received after this deadline will not be considered. You can also download application form here
 
Should you have any queries, please contact:
Catherine Onyemjoro – Program Officer: applications@justicegroup.org
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