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The RJ4All International Institute and the Chance for Change (C4C) Erasmus strategic partnership are pleased to offer this interactive free CPD certified e-course, aiming to train youth workers, educators and all those working with young people on how to use media education and the power of restorative justice to address gender based violence (GBV) in youth settings.
The e-course consists of six modules which aim to increase knowledge, skills and awareness on detecting GBV, hate speech, gender norms, stereotypes and overt discrimination while empowering our target groups with gender responsive pedagogy, restorative justice knowledge and media education.
It has been prepared by the Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership comprising of the RJ4All International Institute (UK), ASAD (Italy), GIDE (France), Epomorfotiki (Greece), OTI (Cyprus) and Universidad de Huelva (Spain). The course convener is Prof. Theo Gavrielides. Prior to designing this ecourse, the partnership carried out thorough research that involved our target groups. The findings were published as part of the C4C project, which can be downloaded from here.
The e-course can be paused as many times as needed. It takes approximately 10 non-stop hours to fully complete all modules and take the CPD test. Additional reading materials are also provided for optional further learning and research.
We have included software that make the e-course accessible in various languages as well as for those with visual and hearing impairments.
Successful completion will lead to CPD (Continuous Professional Development) Certification (10 points).
- Youth workers
- Professionals and volunteers working in both formal and informal settings with young people
- Criminal justice officials especially probation staff and youth offending teams
- Gender equality organisations
- Youth organisations
- Human rights and anti-discrimination NGOs
- Parents and teachers
- Young people.
- Increase knowledge on GBV: roots, types, dynamics, legal framework
- Increase knowledge on ethics, boundaries, disclosure of reparative justice in crimes related to GBV
- Creating skills in using the media to talk about healthy gender relationships and increasing emotional intelligence in young people
- Increase skills in boosting young peoples’ critical and analytical approach to how the media relate, convey and communicate gender-based violence
- Increase knowledge of restorative justice and how its values and practices can be used to prevent gender stereotypes, hate speech and GBV and discrimination.
Grant Agreement N° 2019-1-UK01-KA205-061341
The European Commission support for the production of this publication does not constitute an endorsement of the contents which reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.
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- Lectures 34
- Quizzes 1
- Duration 6 hours
- Language English
- Students 16
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self
Module 1 - Basic knowledge on Gender Based Violence
Module 2 - Gender Pedagogy and intersectionality
Module 3 - Understanding Gender-based Violence and Restorative Justice
- Introduction to Module 3
- Normative and legal frameworks related to concepts of gender-based violence
- What is restorative justice?
- Many definitions
- The history of restorative justice
- Thinking critically about restorative justice
- Power sharing
- Boundaries and disclosure of reparative justice in crimes related to gender violence
- Complex cases with restorative justice
- A victim’s story and further reading
- Further reading
Module 4 - Gender norms, gender roles and hate speech:
Module 5 - Critical and analytical approach
Module 6 - Educational tools
Post evaluation questionnaire