The Media Development Foundation (MDF) actively cooperates with faculties of journalism of academic institutions to integrate teaching of gender issues into academic courses. To this end, the MDF, in cooperation with media schools of universities, intends to conduct activities for promoting the coverage of gender equality in media.
In 2011, within the journalism and communications program of the Ilia State University, the course on diversity coverage was delivered on the basis of studies on gender equality conducted by the MDF.
The MDF organizes meetings at the Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Ilia State University for the aim of promoting the topic of gender equality.
The MDF and its experts conduct training for journalists on professional standards of reporting gender equality issues and self-regulation mechanisms.