At the Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences (FCEyN) the training course “Gender and Violence” will be held between September 19 and 23. It is a proposal that seeks to “provide useful tools for the transmission of knowledge in concepts related to inclusion, gender, identity, sex and diversity”, both to university students and to secondary and university level teachers.
The course will be in charge of the teachers José Luis Pall and Gimena Funes and will have no cost for the students of the FCEyN; and for the rest of the interested parties, the cost is 1,500.00 pesos.
The total workload will be 40 hours (20 face-to-face and 20 non-face-to-face) and approval or attendance certificates will be delivered.
It is intended for students of university professors, primary level teachers and teachers of 1st, 2nd and 3rd year of the secondary level.
Its main objectives are: 1) Provide useful tools for the transmission of knowledge on concepts related to inclusion, gender, identity, sex and diversity; 2) Recognize and differentiate gender violence and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation; 3) Train students before national laws related to gender and violence; 4) Provide the characteristics of the gender perspective and 5) Train students to question, visualize and distort the stratified order of gender and its manifestations in daily life.
“The foundation of the course- are a privileged place for the construction of a more just, equitable and democratic society” Says educational units. If the aim is to promote equal opportunities for all male and female students, “it is essential to question and critically analyze gender relations as instituted social practices, in order to eradicate the sexist biases that creep into the dimensions in various ways. affective, cognitive and attitudinal aspects of educational processes”.
For this reason, the dictation of an elective course “can collaborate so that the students of the different careers know concepts related to inclusion, gender, identity and diversity”; as well as the counterpart of these concepts “through discrimination and violence as forms of non-acceptance of diversity, emphasizing gender violence and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.”