ARMY PUBLIC SCHOOL BARRACKPORE ANCHORS THE CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAMME ON GENDER SENSITIVITY, A CBSE-CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE, KOLKATA INITIATIVE ON 31 AUG 2017

 

 

A one-day workshop on ‘Gender Sensitivity’ was conducted by CBSE Centre of Excellence, Kolkata at APS Barrackpore on 31st Aug 2017 in sync with the increasing demand for awareness on instilling gender sensitivity in class rooms. Gender Sensitivity is the foundation for building the core skill of global citizenship in the young torchbearers. 21st century Education and the related skills demand that the makers of tomorrow learn to view gender in the right perspective. Gender is a social construct that impacts attitudes, roles, responsibilities and behavior patterns of boys and girls, men and women in all societies and Education has the inbuilt potential of initiating social change in the context of gender relations. Almost 27 teachers from premier CBSE schools attended the effective workshop while a lot of efforts have already been made on integrating gender concerns in Education, the session will enable the facilitators reflect and focus in a proactive manner on transforming attitudes, beliefs and behavioral patterns that impact gender relations in different spheres of life.