e-Toolkit on gender equality in education

Strengthening capacity of UNICEF’s education staff globally in gender equality applied to education programming.


Leave no one behind
SDG4: Quality education
SDG5: Gender equality
Gender equality
Economic empowerment
gender equality

The course aims to provide UNICEF staff and implementing partners with programming tools and programme examples for designing gender-transformative education programmes.

Target Audience

UNICEF Education staff and implementing partners.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the activity, learners will be able to…

  • Understand the basic principles of gender analysis applied to education programming.
  • Identify gender norms that pose barriers to girls’ and boys’ education and learning.
  • Use and represent different types of data (quantitative and qualitative) to uncover gender disparities in education.
  • Understand gender-responsive programming in the programme design phase: constructing theories of change, programme strategy notes, and selecting effective interventions for a given context.
  • Become familiar with selected evidence-based interventions proven to effectively improve gender equality in education, benefiting both girls and boys, especially the most marginalized.
  • Become familiar with selected tools to monitor gender results and expenditures in education programmes.
  • Explain how cross-sectoral approaches are essential to improving gender equality in education
  • Identify big players/donors/partners in the field of girls’ education and gender equality in education
  • Understand key elements of scaling up education programmes focused on achieving gender equality