Doorways Training Manual 3: Teacher Training Manual

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Monday, October 12, 2015

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Doorways III: Teacher Training Manual on School-Related Gender-Based Violence Prevention and Response was designed to train teachers to help prevent and respond to SRGBV by reinforcing teaching practices and attitudes that promote a safe learning environment for all students.

Doorways is a set of three manuals designed for teachers, students, and volunteer community counselors. Together these individuals can create a critical mass that brings about transformative, lasting change in both the classroom and larger community. Working at the community level is central to making schools safer and the Doorways program can be integrated into any comprehensive national or local plan to reduce gender-based violence.  Surveys conducted at the beginning and end of the pilot phase of the Safe Schools Program in Ghana and Malawi revealed statistically significant changes in student and teacher attitudes and knowledge concerning gender-based violence.