Current Projects

Teaching the Improved Gender Equality and Responsiveness (TIGER)

OBJECTIVE:

 

  • Overall objective: To ensure primary and lower secondary school children are protected from school-related gender-based violence, enabling their equitable participation in all spheres of life at school and at home.
  • Specific objective: To transform the Teacher Education College and 40 schools in Battambang Province into centres of excellence for gender-responsiveness.

 

PROGRAM PROFILE:

 

  • Violence against girls and women in Cambodia remains an issue
  • Traditional gender norms remains a constraint for women and girls to participate in social development/education
  • School-related gender-based violence (SRGBV) is a serious obstacle to achieving gender equality
  • Education is critical in empowering and transforming the lives of young people, especially girls.
  • School, home and the community play important roles to end all forms of violence against women and children.

 

MAIN ACTIVITIES:

 

A. Gender responsive School Leadership

  • Establishing school gender policy
  • Change management
  • Gender Analysis (= school assessment)
  • Gender budgeting, planning and reporting
  • Staff development (teacher’s knowledge, attitudes and reflections)
  • School facilities and organisation that cater male and females needs (ex. separate toilets/dormitories for boys/girls, gender focal person, counseling service etc.)

 

B. Gender responsive pedagogy

  • Developing gender responsive lesson plans
  • Developing gender responsive teaching and learning materials
  • Using gender responsive language and instructions in the classroom
  • Having a gender responsive classroom set-up
  • Positive discipline in teaching and learning

TARGET AREA:

 

Battambang province

 

TARGET GROUP:

 

  • Teacher Educators + Management in TECs
  • 480 Model teachers + Principals in practice schools
  • Community people
  • 5 CSOs

 

DONOR:

 

 

146

Primary Schools

19

High Schools

71000

Students

1650

Teachers/Directors

142000

Stakeholders