Course Title: Gender and Development

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5001

Course Title: Gender and Development

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 70.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Bundoora Campus


365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Distance / Correspondence

Term1 2012

Course Contact: Jennifer Brooker

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4115

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This module explores the  theory and practice of how to ensure equal outcomes for young women and young men.  It examines an arrange of theories and approaches in different development of feminist traditions and explores the implications for youth development work.  It looks at the development issues that affect men and women and the ways these issues may affect them differently.  It also examines the concept of gender and development and how this can be applied to projects and practical work.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Working with young people

Learning Outcomes

Topics the student will cover in this module are:
1.  Introducing gender issues
2.  Inequality and discrimination
3.  The role of gender in development
4.  Creating gender awareness

Overview of Assessment

Learning Journal