Any educational tool or process that aims to make policymakers and other actors in the EU and Member States more aware of gender equality issues, build their gender competence and enable them to promote gender equality goals in their work at all levels. 


Additional notes and information

Gender equality training has been understood to cover a wide range of different educational tools and processes: face-to-face training events and courses of study; staff induction; online modules; guidance materials and related resources; consultancy arrangements; and networks for sharing expertise.


(1) European Institute for Gender Equality – EIGE (2013). Mapping Gender Training in the European Union and Croatia. Available at:…; (2) EIGE (2014). Effective Gender Equality Training: Analysing the Preconditions and Success Factors. Available at:…