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GETNET TRAINING PROGRAMMES
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GETNET programmes aim to deliver cutting edge interventions to transform gender relations within South African society. Our programmes are based on four key activities, namely gender training, research, materials development and regular networking events.
Our three main programmes focus on:
Gender and Local Government
The objective of this programme is to build the skills of local government councillors and officials to integrate gender into their policies, planning and implementation. Local government is the sphere of government that is the closest to our communities, and through more gender equitable service delivery, it has the potential to change the condition and position of women living within municipal areas.
The objective of our Gender and Local Government programme is to:
training component consists of a series of three workshops, that covers the following:
Men and Masculinities
The Men and Masculinities Programme is a unique approach to encourage the participation of men in working towards transforming gender relations in South Africa. The training GETNET offers to men is unique in that it is held exclusively with men in a secure and non - threatening environment where they can reflect and discuss a range of gender issues relevant to their personal lives, work and community.
The training offered within this programme is ideal for men who are interested in gender work and that are employed as transformation officers, diversity trainers, human resource managers, members of men's groups or forums.
The three - day workshop:
Gender Training Workshop
The training programme consists of three components:
This four - day course is outcomes - based and involves participatory learning methodology. Experienced gender trainers make use of group work, discussion groups and stimulating debate to facilitate the learning process.
The workshop is aimed at:
The four - day workshop covers:
During 2005 GETNET will host workshops that are open to individuals who would like to equip themselves with the skills and knowledge offered within the three programmes.
If you want to know whether you will benefit from these workshops, ask yourself these questions:
Are you a policy maker or decision-maker and responsible for initiating change in your institution or organization?
Have you ever been asked to bring gender issues into your work or to be more gender sensitive?
Are you a gender focal person in your organisation or institution?
Do you have gender work as part of your job description?
Do you want to develop your gender training skills and become a GETNET training consultant?
If you have answered YES to one or more of these questions, then you fall within the target group for these workshops.