Products - Gender & Diversity in VET - Materialising gender mainstreaming and diversity issues from theory into educational practice - A transfer system into three different European societies


This project has been funded with support from the European Commission.
2007 LLP-LdV-TOI-2007-RO-016
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The transfer innovative practice based on the adaption and dissemination of the following products:

  • A manual for gender sensitive education with guidelines as well as exercises and training materials necessary to introduce gender mainstreaming and diversity issues in the Slovenian, Romanian and Turkish languages. They are adapted to the specific learning cultures of the countries mentioned above and to the requirements of vocational training providers.

Manual (PDF): Romana - Slovenščina - Türkce - RO-EN Version - SI-EN Version - TR-EN Version


  • Didactic guidelines and recommendations to help introducing these materials within the framework of existing teaching schemes. They have been adapted to the specific demand and need of individual users and learning cultures of the countries mentioned above.

Guidelines (PDF): Romana - Slovenščina - Türkce - RO-EN Version - SI-EN Version - TR-EN Version


  • An implementation concept to show how to put these materials into the learning practice, i.e. raising the interest of educational policy makers and the respective organisations

Implementation Concept (PDF): Romana - Slovenščina - Türkce - RO-EN Version - SI-EN Version - TR-EN Version


These products were elaborated by the consortium partners based on products and results achieved in the "GenderNet" project (project nr. A/02/B/F/NT/124.223). National specifics were elaborated by the target country partners and their National Strategic Advisory Groups, as well as upon contributions of Romanian, Slovenian and Turkish VET teachers, trainers counsellors and key policy makers who have been involved in pilot and implementation activities in Romania, Slovenia and Turkey.


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The products

... are targeted at the following beneficiaries:

  • Vocational Education and Training (VET) teachers and trainers who will, with their improved awareness of the importance of a gender sensitive approach, increase the appropriateness and quality of their teaching and training activities
  • VET guidance counsellors who will be in the position to use gender sensitive guidance material in their daily practice
  • Training providers: They can immediately improve the quality of their VET measures
  • Key actors for lifelong learning policies in Slovenia, Romania and Turkey: They will have access to sensitisation materials in their language for integrating them into their respective web sites and data bases and making them available to their users.
  • People responsible for the design of labour market oriented guidance and qualifications
  • Social partners: They will be involved in the dissemination process of the project results to their members (enterprises and work councils).