Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Closing date: 24 Oct 2017
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Purpose of the Assignment
The objective of the consultancy is to support a) documentation of the programme interventions in Education Programme which will accompany the donor reports and b) development of a communication strategy and implementation of communication materials related to sector plan dissemination.
Assignment Tasks & Expected Deliverables
Activity: Prepare the inception report which will include the materials to be developed and the work methodology.
Deliverables: Inception report
Suggested delivery dates: One week
Activity: Develop and finalize materials for the documentation/visibility products
Tasks/Methodology: Consultations/ Field visits/interviews
Deliverables: Draft outlines of:
– Photo essays on: -school construction
Teacher Training Centres
– Booklet/Brochure on ( 8 -10 pages):
– 8 human interest stories on the following:
Enabling access to schools in remote areas ( classrooms construction related)
Textbooks for children
Teacher capacity building on Effective Intervention Learning and Reading Programme
School management committees and their role in school development
Parental perspective sending children to pre-school
Interface between the community pre-school and primary school.
Monitoring of schools/School inspection and its importance.
Suggested delivery dates: Four weeks
Activity: Facilitate the development of strategy and materials. (Brochures/ radio spots etc) for facilitating the dissemination of the sector plan.
Deliverables: One brochure on the key aspects of education sector plan.
Radio spots to inform community about education sector plan
Suggested delivery dates: Three weeks
Activity: Final report of the assignment
Suggested delivery dates: Before the end of the contract
DELIVERABLES, TIMEFRAME AND PAYMENT:
Key deliverables are:
METHODOLOGY AND ORGANIZATION OF WORK:
Duration: The contract will be for a total of eleven weeks from the start date. The table above is an indicative time table for the contract. The consultant is free to propose a different time table, as long as the proposal clearly explains the sequence of activities, Earlier delivery while maintaining quality standards will be favorably considered in the technical assessment. However the contract will not be extended beyond said period
Management and implementation arrangement:
The overall management of this management will be done by UNICEF Chief of Education and Communication Section will provide support.
Budget and Remuneration:
The budget for this consultancy will be covered from Grant SC 1409905 and SC170098.
UNICEF has to approve the communication products developed and in the case of Education sector plan additionally the approval of Ministry of Education is also required, The payment schedule is as follows:
Qualifications of Successful Candidate
Years of relevant experience
CONDITIONS OF WORK
The applicants have to send a financial proposal along with the application. Financial proposal should include the travel and transportation and accommodation (in case required) costs as these will be responsibility of the consultant.
The consultant is expected to make his/her own travel, transportation, and accommodation arrangements when required. The financial proposal should be comprehensive including the costs of travel/transportation/accommodation.
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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=507838
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