Case studies: The Gender-Responsive Pedagogy in Teacher Education Project
Kotebe College of Teacher Education, Ethiopia
FAWE Ethiopia is supporting the Ministry of Education in improving performance of girls in school through the Gender-Responsive Pedagogy project at Kotebe College of Teacher Education. Kotebe CTE was set up in 1959 with the aim of preparing teachers who can reach the highest academic, professional and ethical competence and generating innovative and appropriate educational experiences for schools using the most effective methods of teaching through pre-service and in-service programmes. Since 2009, a total of 464 trainees comprising students, academic staff, support staff and community members have been trained in gender-responsive pedagogy under the Gender-Responsive in Teacher Education Project. More...
Karonga Teachers’ Training College, Malawi
Karonga Teachers’ Training College was founded in 1987 and in northern Malawi with the stated objective of producing ‘well-trained primary school teachers to improve educational quality for Malawi’s continued social-economic development’. The College trains primary school teachers in Mathematics and Numeracy, Language and Literacy, Social and Environmental Sciences, Expressive Arts, and Foundation Studies. Its intake for the 2011 academic year is 364 female and 283 male students. Since 2009, some 1,170 student teachers have been trained in gender-responsive pedagogy under the Gender-Responsive in Teacher Education Project and are employing gender-responsiveness skills in their respective schools. More...
Belvedere Technical Teachers’ College, Zimbabwe
Belvedere Technical Teachers’ College was founded in 1982 and trains secondary school teachers in technical and non-technical subjects. A study undertaken at in 2008/2009 at the college found that gender was not yet mainstreamed into the curriculum. The delivery and assessment processes of the teacher education programme were therefore not gender-sensitive. Since 2009, Belvedere Technical Teachers’ College has drafted a gender policy, set up a gender desk and trained a total of 418 female students and 322 males in gender-responsive pedagogy under the Gender-Responsive in Teacher Education Project. More...
Improving the quality of teaching and learning: FAWE’s Gender-Responsive Pedagogy model
Impact of the GRP model
Replicating the GRP approach for greater impact