Are you interested in becoming a gender trainer for the Gender Equality Academy? Join us with your application!

Applications are currently closed. We would like to thank you very much for the vast interest in our “Train-the-Trainers” programme. We have received a significant number of high-quality applications from all over Europe and beyond.

The Gender Equality Academy team

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  • Berlin, Germany
  • 27-29 April 2020
Training language
  • English


Nathalie Wuiame (Yellow Window)
Lucy Ferguson (Yellow Window)
Maxime Forest (Yellow Window)

Selection Criteria

Minimum Criteria
  • Proven knowledge and expertise in gender
  • Training specific skills: adult pedagogy skills, communication skills
  • Organization-specific knowledge: expertise in the policy field of R&I or in change/institutional processes
  • Interest and willingness to deliver gender trainings on behalf of the GE Academy in different locations
  • Flexibility to give trainings based on host institutions’ availability and schedule
Bonus Criteria
  • Experience in facilitation techniques and group dynamics
  • Previous experience as gender trainer
  • Research experience and/or publications on structural change for gender equality
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development in gender training

The Gender Equality Academy seeks to ensure gender and language diversity and geographical balance of its training pool.

Learning objectives

The learning objectives of this session are the following :

  • Situate the role of gender training in structural change processes in research and innovation, using the Gender Equality Plan (GEP) and GEAR tool for institutional change.
  • Identify and apply gender sensitive and participatory principles and practices, as a fundamental component of transformative structural change.
  • Expand and apply the participant's knowledge on gender equality in research and innovation.
  • Understand the GE Academy processes in view of becoming part of the Pan-European network of gender trainers.

Application process

Complete the following application form by 24 January (5 pm Brussels time). In the form you will be asked about your education and professional background on gender issues and your interest in becoming part of a pan-European Network of trainers.

Costs covered/reimbursed
  • Participation in the training is free of charge. Travel and accommodation costs will be sponsored by the GE Academy (up to 650 euro maximum).

Selection procedure

  • Only short-listed applicants will be contacted in person
  • Skype interviews will be conducted with shortlisted applicants
  • The 20 selected candidates will be notified personally
  • After the end of the selection process, a general e-mail will be sent to all the applicants
Required commitments
  • Selected applicants will sign an agreement to participate in the training and potentially act as trainers or co-trainers during 2020 and 2021 (indicatively 4 non-consecutive days per year).
Relevant dates
  • Deadline for applications: 24 January 2020 (5 pm Brussels time)
  • Selection procedure: 25 January - 15 February 2020
  • Skype interviews with short-listed applicants: 17 - 28 February 2020
  • Notification to successful candidates: 20 March 2020