The curriculum development workshop was designed to introduce participants to gender concepts and relevant discussions. Two gender modules on social protection and social policy were also covered to showcase how gender perspectives could be integrated in to exiting courses in the program. Participants then analyzed case studies and did exercises to understand and translate the theoretical concepts from the introductory sessions to grassroots Myanmar context. In addition, needs assessment was done on research capacity building to help design future workshops and group research project plans.
Keywords gender, qualitative research, policy, Myanmar, graduate education