Consultation on ensuring gender equality in the TVET sector held

2022-06-23 13:51:29

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. In collaboration with the National Committee on Gender Equality (NCGE) and Ministry of Education and Science, ‘Cooperative Technical and Vocational Education (cTVET) project’ successfully conducted a consultation meeting on ‘Ensuring gender equality in the TVET sector’ on June 21, 2022. The cTVET project is commissioned by the BMZ, co-financed by KOICA and implemented by GIZ Mongolia.

The opening remarks are delivered by T.Enkhbayar, Secretary of the National Committee on Gender Equality and Head of the Secretariat and T.Enkhbayar stressed out, "conducting a gender audit of TVET institutions aimed at developing and implementing an evidence-based gender-responsive action plan is a significant step forward for enforcement of the sector’s gender-responsive policy."

The findings, conclusions and recommendations of the participatory gender audit were presented at the meeting, and the representatives of the partner schools presented their activities in the field of gender equality.

The gender audit covered 616 people from 7 polytechnic colleges in Ulaanbaatar and local aimags, including director, managers, teachers, students, and partners, and analyzed and developed recommendations based on the organization's view of gender culture, information management, products, and Monitoring and Evaluation systems. An organizational gender action plan will be developed based on the results of the gender audit.

More than 30 people attended the meeting, including representatives from the Ministry of Education and Science, Ministry of Finance, the National Committee on Gender Equality, the General Department of Education, National Institute for Educational Research, Management of the capacity development centers, KOICA, UNFPA, NGOs and associations.


Source: GIZ Mongolei