Playmatters Teaching And Learning - Consultant, Kampala

Last update 2024-07-16
Expires 2024-08-16
ID #2216973675
Playmatters Teaching And Learning - Consultant, Kampala
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Modified July 1, 2024


Requisition ID: req51079 Job Title: Play Matters Teaching and Learning - Consultant Sector: Education Employment Category: Consultant Open to Expatriates: Yes Location: Kampala, Uganda Work Arrangement: New York based remote Job Description Background of the project  Organizational Description The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their lives.

Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC works with people forced to flee from war, conflict and disaster and the host communities which support them, as well as those who remain within their homes and communities.

At work today in over 40 countries and 25 cities, we improve outcomes in the areas of health, safety, economic wellbeing, education, and power.

Project Background Play Matters (2020-2026) is an education initiative funded by the LEGO Foundation.

The program reimagines childhood for 800,000+ refugee and host-community children across Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Uganda – children whose education and social development has been affected by displacement and trauma.

Building on children’s amazing resilience and a growing evidence base supporting Learning through Play methodologies, Play Matters cultivates holistic learning for children ages 3-12+.

Play Matters is led by the International Rescue Committee and includes Plan International, War Child Holland, Innovations for Poverty Action, and the Behavioral Insights Team in partnership with the LEGO Foundation.

With a primary focus on teacher professional development and technical assistance, the PM project is seeking for dynamic consultant to support with the PM content revision processes (To Ts, teachers and TCPD packages) through the review of evidence findings aligned with the PMC work plan activities for quality assurance support.

Scope of work Major Responsibilities: The Play Matters Teaching and Learning Consultant will have three primary tasks: Evidence Syntheses (3 days) – review evidence sources and synthesize the gaps identified from the roll-out and implementation of PM content packages to inform the content revision process in all 3 countries in collaboration with the RMEAL team.

Content Finalization (42 days) – Co-revise PM content packages (TOT Facilitators Guides, Teacher Training Guides, TCPD Training Guides) in collaboration with Outcome 1 regional and country teams across the 3 countries.

Technical Review and Quality Assurance Coordination (5 days) – Support the coordination and technical review of packages and tools for client use as relevant to content finalization ensuring quality measures.

This may include checklists, handouts, tools, and guides in collaboration with the technical and RMEAL team.

Deliverables: Revised PM content packages (To T facilitator guides, Teacher training guides, TCPD Training guides and accompanying workbooks/handouts) for Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Uganda.

Revised tools (classroom observation, pre and post-test, FGD guides, QA checklist) for the 3 countries Reviewed Evidence synthesis findings from the 3 countries.

Qualifications Requirements: Education: Current Masters or doctoral student in Education, Psychology, International Development, International Relations, Peace and Conflict Studies, Policy Studies, or other related Social Sciences-Related discipline.

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies: At least one year of experience working in education in low resource settings.

Experience in curriculum development.

Experience analyzing qualitative data using Dedoose, n Vivo or other qualitative data analysis software is a plus; Experience analyzing quantitative data using SPSS, Stata, or other statistical analysis packages is a plus; Experience working in East Africa is a plus.

Language Skills: Strong writing skills (in English) and significant writing experience

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Playmatters teaching and learning - consultant

⇐ Previous job

Next job ⇒     


Contact employer

    Employer's info

    International Rescue Committee

    Quick search:


    Type city or region