Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Closing date: 03 Jul 2017
If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.
For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children’s survival, protection and development. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.
UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN’S FUND IN THE GAMBIA
TERMS OF REFERENCE
Terms of Reference for Individual Contractors
National Study on the Economic cost of teacher absenteeism in The Gambia
Programme Outcome 2
An inclusive education system is equipped to provide comprehensive early childhood education to all children, in conjunction with health, nutrition and protection interventions, and to ensure the rights of all children to an appropriate quality education.
2.1.2 Increased completion rates of children excluded from quality basic and secondary education.
RWP Activity: 126.96.36.199
188.8.131.52.1 Conduct economic cost assessment of teacher absenteeism.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the United Nations General Assembly to advocate for the protection of children’s rights, to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. The UNICEF staff and experts/consultants should act in accordance with the UN Code of Conduct and UNICEF Mission.
For full details of the Terms Of Reference, please see attachment.TOR – Economic Cost of Teacher Absenteeism.docx
 Least developed country by United Nations’ Classification are countries with three-year average GNI US$ 900 or less among other considerations.
 Programme for Accelerated Growth and Employment (2012-15)
 The ECD Annexation Programme intends to increase access to ECD early learning opportunities especially for children in rural areas. Under the programme public Lower Basic (Primary) Schools have additional classes of ECD.
 The research will spread over the period of 4 – 5 months depending on factor such as school calendar, farming calendar and the availability of some key respondents for the qualitative data. However, over the research period the consultant is expected to accomplish the task within 35 working days.
Please indicate your ability, availability and daily/monthly rate (in US$) to undertake the terms of reference above (including travel and daily subsistence allowance, if applicable). Applications submitted without a daily/monthly rate will not be considered.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.
How to apply:
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=505416
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