Upskilling VET institutions and healthcare professionals on promoting gender equality in healthcare provision

Project Number: 2022-1-NO01-KA220-VET-000088213
Timespan of the Project: 01.12.2022 – 30.11.2024

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The project aims at providing healthcare professionals (nursing & midwifery professionals) with a new, innovative and accessible learning opportunity on gender equality. 

More specifically, the project’s objectives are:

  • To support innovation in VET by offering a new specialization in gender equality in healthcare
  • To upskill healthcare professionals
  • To raise awareness on the importance of gender awareness training for healthcare professionals
  • To make VET more relevant to the modern healthcare provision needs
  • To provide the necessary guidance and methodology framework for VET trainers to adjust their courses and curricula

The project foreseen the implementation of the following activities:

  • A capacity building program for VET providers on adjusting current curricula on gender equality standards
  • Digital resources to raise awareness on gender equality in healthcare professionals and the VET community
  • The gender perspective in healthcare – VET program for professionals
  • Local and international events to increase national awareness for the project and network of the partners.
  • 1 document with policy recommendations, 3 policy workshops, 15 participants per country, systemic change and policy making in health care provision and gender bias

In summary the project results are:

  • 1 guide for VET professionals
  • 1 training program for professionals and VET students in the field of healthcare
  • 1 eLearning program
  • Networking events
Funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA). Neither the European Union nor EACEA can be held responsible for them.
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