About the Short Course
The Women in STEM Short Course is a program to equip officials and scientists with knowledge of proven approaches and tools required for STEM field advancement and reform. Participation in the course is expected to positively impact public and private sector governance of the STEM field. The course will build on the participant’s existing knowledge and experience, enabling them to contribute to the ongoing development and improvement of the sector in Mongolia.
The Short Course will emphasise a) equipping participants with the knowledge and skills of essential leadership skills and qualities to take on leadership roles within their organisations; b) fostering collaboration with Australian government agencies, academic institutions, and the private sector in the STEM field; c) providing comprehensive training modules that cultivate leadership development; and d) emphasising the importance of gender equality in the scientific field and advocating for a culture of inclusivity. The Women in STEM Short Course is funded and managed by Australia Awards – Mongolia.
The Women in STEM Short Course comprises Preliminary Activities, Core Learning Elements, and Applied Learning Activities. Preliminary Activities will be conducted online and face-to-face in Mongolia. The Short Course Provider will be responsible for a series of activities clearly focusing on learning best practices. The face-to-face delivery of the Core Learning Elements in Australia will consist of two weeks of study, visits, panel discussions, and engagements. Activities will include sessions focusing on critical topics, industry visits, and networking events. The Applied Learning Activities will be conducted virtually and focus on reflection, demonstration, and evaluation, with online material concentrating on core skills such as giving and receiving feedback.
Specific Eligibility Criteria
Australia Awards – Mongolia and the Australian Embassy in Ulaanbaatar will manage the final selection of participants, noting that a merit-based and open/competitive selection process will be offered for this opportunity. Applications will be assessed on the following:
To apply for the short course, all applicants are required to complete their applications online at:
https://oscar.australiaawardssouthasiamongolia.org/ and upload all required documentation by 8 December 2023. Only completed applications submitted online will be considered.
After the initial eligibility screening, short-listed candidates will be notified by phone and invited to interview at Australia Awards – Mongolia in the week beginning 18 December 2023.
All applicants will be notified of the outcomes of the selection process by email.
For inquiries, call 976 – 11 – 318 852/322 284 or email email@example.com