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
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