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The UAB's Observatory for Equality, together with the UAB's Area of Training, organises courses on gender equality addressed to administration and services staff. The training of administration and services staff fulfills measure 1.2.3, goal 3, of the Fourth Action Plan for Gender Equality at the UAB: "Training in Gender Equality and LGBTIQ".
The courses are offered during the usual training periods for administration and services staff and are part of the Administration and Services Staff Training Plan. The courses can be accessed using the UAB's intranet.
You can find all the information on the general training programme for administration and service staff at:
Course addressed to the UAB's administration and services staff and academic staff with the goal of strengthening the active listening ability and giving response to sexual violence and gender violence situations that may occur in the campus, as well as the protection of the rights of people affected by harassment on grounds of sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation/sexual violence/gender violence, according to the current regulations.
The course has a duration of 8 hours.
This course is an answer to measure 5.1.2. goal 2. of the Fourth Action Plan for Gender Equality at the UAB.
The course also follows the Protocol to prevent and act against sexual and sex-based harassment, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and male chauvinist violence at the UAB, which establishes, in article 6, about prevention measures, that the UAB has to introduce specific training programmes about the subject within the training plans of the different groups in the university community.
If you are interested in this subject and want more information on the actions by the Observatory regarding violence, you can visit our project UAB, free from gender violence: https://www.uab.cat/web/l-observatori/violencia-per-rao-de-genere-1345685900703.html
This course is addressed to the administration and services staff and academic staff at the UAB. It provides essential tools to prevent discriminatory behaviours and practices at the university against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people, according to Law 11/2014, of 10 October, to guaranteee the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people and to eradicate homophobia, biphobia and transphobia.
The course has a duration of 4 hours, and four editions are offered every year, two for each term, according to the number of applications.
This course is an answer to the Fourth Action Plan for Gender Equality at the UAB.
The course for the UAB's administration and services staff strengthens communication skills, such as empathy, active listening, assertiveness or learning how to say no from a gender perspective, taking into account the socialization process and the communication norms hidden in companies that are negative for women and their professional promotion. The course has a duration of 8 hours, and is based on both theoretical explanations by the trainer and practical exercises.
Course addressed to administration and services staff with the goal of developing the ability to apply the various recommendations for communicating with a gender perspective and to use a non-sexist administration language. The course has a duration of 6 hours and is based on two practical workshops. Four editions are offered every year, two for each term, according to the number of applications.
This course is an answer to measure 1.2.3, goal 1, of the Fourth Action Plan for Gender Equality at the UAB:
The training follows the commitments of the EGERA Charter for Gender Sensitive Communication, signed by the UAB's rector on 15 December 2015, in the framework of the FP7 EGERA –Effective Gender Equality in Research and the Academia– project, in which the UAB has participated as a special partner through the Observatory for Equality