Monday 3 October

8:00 – 9:30 Participants’ Registration
9:30 – 10:15 Opening Ceremony

10:15-11:15 Plenary Session #1: International Evidence on Gender Equality

11:15-11:30 Break
11:30-13:00

Working Groups in Session #1

Stream 1: Gender equality in learning and teaching Stream 2: Gender equality in educational planning and management
  • What can we learn from PISA on gender equality in educational achievement? (Francesca Borgonovi and Maciej Jakubowski)
  • Gender and learning achievement in Francophone Africa : Study on the performance of pupils in primary cycle (Vanessa Sy)
  • Trends of gender differences in learning achievement in Southern and Eastern Africa (Albert Byamugisha, Mark Chetty, Mioko Saito)
  • International issues affecting gender equality in educational planning and management
  • Conceptualising gender equality in educational planning and management: a comparative analysis (Tina Wallace)
  • Participation of women in leadership in the sector of education in Uganda (Alice Kagoda)
13:00-14:30 Brown Bag Lunch – Centre for Universal Education, Brookings Institution
14:30-15:30 Plenary Session #2: Learning from experience of gender equality interventions and strategies

15:30-16:00 Break
16:00-17:30

Working Groups in Session #2

Stream 1: Gender equality in learning and teaching Stream 2: Gender equality in educational planning and management
  • Promoting gender equality: Lessons from a JICA technical cooperation project in basic education in Yemen (Keiko Mizuno and Miyako Kobayashi)
  • Gender dimension of HIV and AIDS programme (Stephanie Dolata)
  • Gender balance of teachers and school heads in SACMEQ countries (Njora Hungi)
Can women circumvent the ‘glass ceiling’ in educational planning and management? Evidence based case studies:

  • Gender equality in educational planning and management : case study Argentina (Natalia Gherardi)
  • Case study Kenya (Anna Obura)
  • Women in Educational leadership and Management: case study Vietnam (Kristy Kelly)
17:30-20:00 Reception hosted by IIEP