Gender on the Higher Education Learning Agenda Internationally: Co-Constructing Foundations for Equitable Futures

This research sets out to address gender inequality in international contexts by interrogating and increasing gender inclusion and sensitivity in the focus and approach of higher education teaching in universities across five countries. Mainstreaming gender in higher education is a strategic means to driving wider social change through affecting thinking, beliefs and behaviour of decision-makers of tomorrow. This makes the research key to promoting diverse positive social outcomes including across poverty, health, infant mortality, gender violence and early marriage. The research takes a cross-national case study approach, including universities in India, Kazakhstan, Morocco, Nigeria and the UK. An established interdisciplinary team of feminist academics from each university will collaboratively generate new insights from staff and student surveys and interviews across disciplines, leading to generation of strategic outputs tailored to diverse international audiences including an openly available toolkit resource for wider impact.

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Gender audit toolkit

We have created a toolkit with the intention of sharing our resources and experience in order to support others working or studying in higher education (HE) internationally to carry out their own gender audit of their HEI. 

Data collection tools

Adaptable data collection instruments and research notes

Insights and case studies

Researcher reflections and case studies of insights from participants and stakeholders in international contexts

Reflective questions

Reflective questions and activities to guide gender audit in your context

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So pleased to have the opportunity to share our Gender on the Higher Education Learning Agenda Internationally project insights in a panel discussion on 'Climate change : the real need for gender inclusion and the development of new Education and learning models'* *as paCI2RC the CI2RC *International Conference of Climate Change: Between Risks, Vulnerability and Resilience of Territories, *to be held in Marrakesh from 2nd-3rd December 2022. See MoreSee Less
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On ths grey rainy day in the U.K. thinking back to our wonderful trip to Morocco in May to work with our Gender on the Higher Education Learning Agenda Internationally project colleagues at Université Cadi Ayyad Marrakech. Kholoud Kahime Fawzia Wiggins Ruth Colmer CI2RC Idorenyin Uko Jnr Mustapha Zahir Shurweryimana Fabrice Aray Saniyazova Nupur Samuel Anna CohenMiller Abhinav Anand See MoreSee Less
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