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Global Partnership for Education, 2021
Education drives gender equality which is key to creating a more peaceful, prosperous, healthy and sustainable world. But for education to fulfill its potential, both girls and boys must equally benefit from it. This brief provides information on the gender equality challenge, the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) approach, why gender…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Equal Education, Access to Education, Foreign Countries
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Wagstaff, M. Fernanda; Hadjimarcou, John; Chanoi, Chiara – Journal of Management Education, 2020
The United Nations established gender equality as a top priority in its international agenda, and many stakeholders around the world have joined the effort to build a fair playing field for all. Business educators can contribute to this effort by delineating problem areas in gender equality in international business education, uncovering ways to…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Business Administration Education, International Trade, Management Development
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Ylöstalo, Hanna; Brunila, Kristiina – Gender and Education, 2018
In this article, we research and revisit our own experiences of gender equality work to determine the societal and discursive power relations that have shaped gender equality. We conducted our study in Finland, a 'Nordic model of gender equality', but we argue that these results have worldwide relevance, especially since Nordic models of gender…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Fairness, Commercialization, Educational Practices
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Shah, Saeeda – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2020
Gender equality is emphasized globally not just by international organizations such as the United Nations but also by the national governments, as reflected in the relevant policy documents nationally and internationally. However, the practice of gender equality that is embedded in contextual constructions, conceptualizations, and interpretations…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Public Policy, Muslims, Females
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Cin, Firdevs Melis; Karlidag-Dennis, Ecem; Temiz, Zeynep – Gender and Education, 2020
This research aims to scrutinise the latest education reform and education policies in Turkey from a capabilities-based gender equality perspective. The data draws on interviews with stakeholders and practitioners to understand how gender equality is conceptualised in policy-making and to what extent reforms have fostered gender equality in girls'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Policy Formation
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Mount-Cors, MaryFaith; Gay, Jill; Diop, Rokhaya – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2020
Two of the current United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aim for quality education and gender equality, which are inextricably linked. Education efforts in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) have rarely addressed issues of gender equality as children start school, except to expand access for girls. The authors explore how…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Gender Bias, Socioeconomic Status, Females
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Fuller, Sarah – Childhood Education, 2019
This article discusses the forthcoming UNESCO publication, "The Intersection of Gender Equality and Education in South-East Europe: A Regional Situation Analysis of the Nexus Between Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4 (Quality Education) and SDG 5 (Gender Equality)", authored by Sarah Fuller for the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Equal Education, Educational Quality, Sustainable Development
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Ikävalko, Elina; Brunila, Kristiina – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2019
Researchers often find themselves reflecting on either/or questions. This article examines the multiple discursive reality of gender equality, a topic comprising several juxtapositions connected to either/or thinking which also provide the topic its legitimacy. The examples come from the context of gender equality work and gender equality policy,…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Foreign Countries, Public Policy, Feminism
Banham, Louise; Ahern, Meg – Global Partnership for Education, 2016
Gender equality in and through education is critical to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, as many experts have observed, and investing in this area yields substantial public and private returns. It is a key driver of economic and social development and leads to gains in health, nutrition and many other areas. Support…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Gender Issues, Sex Fairness, Change Strategies
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Koçyigit, Melike – International Online Journal of Education and Teaching, 2021
Discussing the concept of the gender-sensitive counselor is still very new in Turkey. As a new development gender equality course has been added to the counselor undergraduate curriculum as a selective course since 2018. This research aimed to reveal that if this new development is a really effective step to train gender-sensitive counselors. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Bias, Counselor Training, Sex Role
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Toraman, Cetin; Ozen, Fatmanur – Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 2019
In 2015, the Turkish Council of Higher Education declared that the gender equality course would be compulsory or elective in the education programs of universities. This decision is considered to play an important role in ensuring gender equality. The present study was conducted in a faculty of education in Turkey which includes gender equality in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Schools of Education, Elective Courses, Required Courses
Global Partnership for Education, 2019
Despite significant gains in recent years, education outcomes for girls in developing countries continue to lag behind those of boys. Adolescence is a particularly critical stage for girls, marked by rapid biological and psychological changes as well as powerful social expectations of how their lives should unfold. For many girls in developing…
Descriptors: Females, Gender Differences, Gender Bias, Equal Education
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Edström, Charlotta; Brunila, Kristiina – Education as Change, 2016
This article concerns gender equality work, that is, those educational and workplace activities that involve the promotion of gender equality. It is based on research conducted in Sweden and Finland, and focuses on the period during which the public sector has become more market-oriented and project-based all over the Nordic countries. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Fairness, Gender Issues, Educational Practices
Global Partnership for Education, 2018
Increasing equity, gender equality and inclusion for all is one of the Global Partnership for Education's (GPE's) three goals in GPE 2020, GPE's strategic plan for 2016-2020, and critical to achieving the vision of SDG 4 for education. GPE's Gender Equality Policy and Strategy 2016-2020 provides guidance throughout the period of GPE 2020 and…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Womens Education, Inclusion, Barriers
Global Partnership for Education, 2019
Education transforms lives. It is the surest investment to break down social and economic differences between people, unravel inequalities based on gender and accelerate progress towards the entire vision of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Yet, despite the world's commitment to ensure every child completes 12 years of quality…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Poverty, Developing Nations, Females
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