Mat Wright

Saturday 17 August 2024

About the webinar

Join us as we explore strategies to achieve gender balance and empower girls in schools through English language activities. Josephine from CLASS in DRC and Mame Awa from ATES in Senegal will showcase their initiatives, including creating Communities of Practice (CoPs) and Special Interest Groups (SIGs) for female educators, mentoring and support programs, and developing systematic frameworks for gender equality in education.

Discover how these efforts are enhancing English classes to foster respect and active participation among all learners. We invite both female and male educators to join the discussion and collaborate on creating inclusive opportunities for all students.

About the speakers

Josephine Katangila is a Congolese, currently teaching at 'Université Libre Protestante en Afrique, ULPA'. Trained by the British Council, a teacher educator and a trainer within her teacher association, representative of female teachers in that association and she has developed a system of CoPs. Josephine had spent more than 10 years at secondary school as a teacher of English, 3 years as headmistress and 1 year as coordinator of 24e CLMK schools. Also used to work for tourism and foreign trade. Being skillful in entrepreneurship, Josephine has been running her small business making handbags, slippers, flower buds, pots and trivets.


Saturday 17 August 2024


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60 minutes

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