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Position: CONSULTANCY FOR DEVELOPING ACCELERATED EDUCATION CURRICULUM - Tanzania
Norwegian Refugee Council
Deadline for application: 13/09/2019
Location: Tanzania
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, emergency food security, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.

The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters, NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours’ notice when a crisis occurs.
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In mid-April 2016, NRC conducted a pre-assessment mission in the refugee camps in north western Tanzania and the assessment revealed that the humanitarian situation for the refugees requires urgent intervention and NRC therefore decided to establish an operational office in Kibondo town, to respond in Mtendeli and/or Nduta refugee camps. The initial interventions will focus in three sectors; shelter, WASH and education (initially construction of permanent classrooms).
To apply for this position please go to NRC website at www.nrc.no and follow the "VACANCIES" link.
Email and paper applications will not be considered.

BACKGROUND
NRC has received funding from the Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development of the European Commission (DEVCO) to implement a multi-dimensional project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Tanzania. The project is called Never Too Late to Learn. The project will run for four years
The project’s overall objective is to contribute towards improved access to quality and protective basic education (pre-school, primary and lower secondary) for displacement affected children in DRC and Tanzania.
Conflict and displacement affected children access quality alternative education in a safe learning environment with a focus on out-of-school children and girls
Learning outcomes and learner participation are improved through professional development.
Evidence base on best practices for education in diverse crisis contexts is broadened.
Negative impacts of education on the context are minimised, and positive impacts maximised

Job description 
Review global good practice and various AE curricula and models. This will provide a wide base of information on the different AEP models used globally in different contexts. Reviewing the different global good practices and AE models will provide a bench mark and add clarity and guidance on the relevant model for the Burundi Response. This will in turn inform the curriculum structure for AEP in consultation with the formal school curriculum and the other education stake holders.

Review the Burundian curriculum and develop an AE curriculum road map and framework. The consultant will review the existing formal school curriculum covering grades 1 to 9 and propose AE curriculum levels to be adopted for the Tanzania context. Learnings from this task will be shared with the education working groups members and other partners implementing AEP and will inform the curriculum road map and framework to be adopted.

Revise L1 AE curriculum and develop new AE curricula for L2 and L3. The consultant will be provided with the existing Level one AE curriculum, which will be revised in line with the Grade 1 and 2 in the formal curriculum, this will be done in line with the AE model that is agreed upon by the education stakeholders. Curriculum for the proposed Levels 2, and 3 will be developed (depending on the agreed models).

Lead orientation and validation workshops on the new curricula and prepare for piloting: The consultant will facilitate two orientation workshops to introduce the new curricula to familiarise both the teachers and the Education stakeholders: one for L1 and L2, and one for L3. The consultant will facilitate the piloting of L1 and other levels and revise the curriculum according to feedback.
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Qualifications
  • Experience developing non-formal and/or basic education curricula, combined with detailed and up-to-date knowledge of accelerated education principles and international best practice.
  • Experience of education in minimally-resourced environments/education in emergencies; ability to teach large classes using active methods, and develop teaching and learning materials from low cost, locally available materials; ability to demonstrate inclusive, learner-centred, process-oriented teaching and learning methodologies.
  • Experience in delivering a range of teacher professional development activities, including through in-service modalities, at a variety of different levels, but especially training primary teachers. Experience to include the development of teacher training materials.
  • Experience in adult learning methodologies and in training teachers in curriculum delivery, learner-centred pedagogies, lesson planning and schemes of work, inclusive classroom management and curriculum strategies, and formative and summative assessment.
  • Experience in coordinating and collaboration with local and national government level stakeholders including building linkages consultation and facilitation skills to ensure innovative partnerships.
  • Applied knowledge of principles and practices in gender sensitivity and inclusion of learners with disabilities and special educational needs; knowledge and experience in curriculum adaptation and differentiation; and expertise in using a range of assessment and intervention strategies to enhance students’ academic skills.
  • Knowledge in Conflict Sensitive Education
  • Up-to-date knowledge of trends in curriculum development and teacher development,
  • Technology skills (word processing, spreadsheets, statistical analysis software, internet research, etc.).
  • Ability to write concisely and accurately in easily understood language.
  • Fluency in French and English (Mandatory); ability to speak Kiswahili and/or Kirundi an advantage.
  • aster’s degree in curriculum development or similar field.

Education field
Education

Education title: Master's degree in curricum development or similar field

Education level
College / University, Master / Phd grade

Personal qualities 
Planning and delivering results.
Communicating with impact and respect.
Commitment to participatory and inclusive methods of working, and to forming relationships based on mutual respect and trust.

We offer The consultant will be paid after each milestone/deliverable is submitted and upon a production of a report.
NRC will pay for 2 round trips each year for the consultant from their home to Kibondo
Transport to the field and to carry out all tasks related to the work will be provided by NRC
NOTE: Refer the below TOR and the tasks will further be defined together with the consultant
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