By UN Children’s Fund Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Closing date: 18 Oct 2018
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The TV production is based on a format that combines the educational messages with an entertaining format: the edutainment approach. The popular entertainment format of a serial TV drama has been identified as tool for respond to development needs and requires to be very carefully designed.
The TV Drama is based on Bandura’s social learning theory–which emphasizes how modeling and enhancing people’s sense of efficacy can help them improve their lives–is at the heart of numerous serial dramas now airing in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
According to Bandura, the television programs spark behavioral and social changes using four guiding principles:
The designing workshop methodology will encourage participation, draws on the experience and inputs of all participants and is structured for group work and dialogue with specific outcomes which includes developing outline of the TV Drama plot, determine the content map/distribution plan by episode and characters development including finalizing the values grid (behaviors, barriers, supporting data, messages, takeaways).
The selected candidate will work under UNICEF supervision in close collaboration with the production company and relevant counterparts
Activities to be conducted under this assignment:
1- Plan, structure, design, and moderate/facilitate a designing workshop
DELIVERABLES AND TIMELINES, PLUS BUDGET PER DELIVERABLE
ESTIMATED DURATION TO COMPLETE
Content development Workshop Plan (includes methodology, expected outcomes, structure, design, resources and tools on behavioral change guidelines to inform the scriptwriting process)
Comprehensive Report on content development workshop including recommendations for way forward
Process development Action Plan and Tools based on workshop outcomes and meetings in Cairo (to include the following:
written report with feedback and recommendations on educational quality and consistency on each synopsis of the 30 episodes (this requires regular oral communication / consultations with Egypt development team)
written report with feedback and recommendations on educational quality and consistency on each treatment of the 30 episodes (this requires regular oral communication / consultations with Egypt development team)
written report with feedback and recommendations on educational quality and consistency on scripts/dialogue of episodes 1 – 15 (this requires regular oral communication / consultations with Egypt development team)
written report with feedback and recommendations on educational quality and consistency on scripts/dialogue of episodes 16 – 30 (this requires regular oral communication / consultations with Egypt development team)
3.4 Final report based on the inception workshop and available resources
QUALIFICATIONS, SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE AND ADDITIONAL COMPETENCIES
NOTE FOR CONSULTANTS AND INDIVIDUAL CONTRACTORS:
Please submit a financial offer along with your proposal (rate quoted in EGP for either daily rate/monthly rate if you accepted this consultancy).
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
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=516946
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