On January 30, the Center for Civil Integration and Inter-Ethnic Relations (CCIIR) hosted a workshop with representatives of various university education programs.
The workshop was about the integration gender issues in education programs at the university level. The purpose of the meeting is to share the experience of the implementation of the syllabus developed by different universities within the framework of the project, to discuss the existing challendes and needs.
Natia Gorgadze, program director of the Center for Civil Integration and Inter-ethnic Relations, education specialist, spoke about the goals of the project, the results achieved within framework of the project and introduced the best practices of integrating gender issues in education to the participating professors and teachers.
Within the framework of the project, Shota Rustaveli State University of Batumi has already started introducing gender issues in education programs, the professor of the Faculty of Pedagogical Sciences, Lela Tavdgiridze, shared the experience of Batumi university with her colleagues.
At the meeting, Sofia Kvaratskhelia, who is the head of the foreign language study center of Shota Meskhia University of Zugdidi, introduced the gender-oriented teaching syllabus and the existing challenges.
The meeting was held within the framework of the program "EU for Gender Equality; Together to Overcome Gender Stereotypes and Gender-based Violence", the program is jointly implemented by UN Women and UNFPA, with the support of the European Union. The partner organization of the program is the Center for Civil Integration and Inter-Ethnic Relations (CCIIR).