SETARA

SETARA – Supporting Equality to Achieve Real Advancement – refers to a series of workshops exploring concepts of social inclusion, focusing on gender equality. SETARA (meaning ‘to be equal’ in Indonesian) workshops are aimed at Australia Awards scholarship students from Indonesia who are interested in increasing their understanding of social inclusion and gender. Participants will learn how gender equality is incorporated into leadership and general policy-making in Australia and will gain an understanding of the concepts, tools and frameworks used in gender analysis. The workshops are interactive and highly participatory, using practical case studies to explore ideas and develop skills.

SETARA oneday workshops will be delivered in capital cities around Australia, facilitated by a social inclusion expert from the Gender Consortium at Flinders University. In 2018, SETARA workshops will be held in Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth. Awardees in each location will be contacted by email approximately one month prior to each SETARA workshop, seeking expressions of interest for participation in the activity. Both men and women are strongly encouraged to attend the workshops.

All SETARA participants will receive an Australia Awards Certificate of Attendance and will be eligible for consideration to participate in an extended SETARA workshop to be held later in 2018. This seminar will expand on the content of the one day workshops and participants will meet with a range of key social inclusion stakeholders to expand professional linkages and opportunities between Australia and Indonesia.

Feedback from previous participants in SETARA one day workshops has been positive and enthusiastic:

‘It provides me with a new knowledge about gender. I was unaware about gender issues back then, but having this workshop made me realize that the gender analysis is very important because we might face this problem in our day to day activities, in our home, organization etc. The workshop has provided invaluable information on how we should deal with such problems’;

‘I noticed peer-learning approach is maximized here and I particularly like Walk the TimeLine exercise that quickly gauge participants' prior knowledge and at the same time providing us with background knowledge for next topics. 10 out 10!’;

‘This event provides an understanding regarding gender in perspective of Australian and Indonesian Government in simple ways’.

 

Month

Date

Day

Activity

April

11

Wednesday

SETARA 1 Day Workshop - Adelaide

May

9

Wednesday

SETARA 1 Day Workshop - Canberra

June

26

Tuesday

SETARA 1 Day Workshop - Melbourne

27

Wednesday

SETARA 1 Day Workshop - Melbourne

July

11

Wednesday

SETARA 1 Day Workshop - Sydney

12

Thursday

SETARA 1 Day Workshop – Sydney (TBC)

August

15

Wednesday

SETARA 1 Day Workshop - Perth

September

19

Wednesday

SETARA 1 Day Workshop - Brisbane

 

For questions about SETARA or other On Award Enrichment (OAE) activities, please send an email to: OAEenquiries@australiaawardsindonesia.org