Reach for Change invites eligible bidders for Consultants service

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Overview

  • Category : Baseline Consultancy
  • Posted Date : 11/03/2021
  • E-mail : ethiopia@reachforchange.org
  • Source : Reporter
  • Closing Date : 11/15/2021

Description

Call for Consultants Service to Revise  and Adapt RFC Entrepreneurship Bootcamp training  Curriculum to be used for university and TVET Students (Pedagogy consultants)

Reach for  Change is a non-profit non-governmental international organization with its headquarter in  Stockholm,  Sweden.  The  organization  is  operational  in 11  countries across the globe  out of  which  three countries  are in  Af rica.  Reach for  Change  was registered  in  Ethiopia  as a foreign organization in 2015 with registration number 3419 with  the aim  to positively  impact  the lives of  young women and children in Ethiopia through building the capacity of local social entrepreneurs.

Currently, Reach for  Change (RFC) envisions a green, sustainable economy in Ethiopia where everyone has the opportunity to have a decent quality of life and reach their full potential. A project called “Catalyzing green business in Ethiopiaintends to cultivate a strong pipeline  of  new green enterprise  start-ups that will  create green jobs  and contribute to RFC’s vision by piloting an approach to inspire young people to start sustainable, green businesses, and supporting them to do so.

The ultimate goal of these interventions is to create new green enterprises, which in turn create both self-employment for the founders and employment opportunities for others.

The  focus  of  the  Curriculum Development:  With  the aim of  creating new green enterprises,   which   in   turn  create  both  self-employment  for   the  founders  and employment  opportunities  for  others. Green Entrepreneurial Boot Camp focuses on nurturing  green  entrepreneur  mindsets  and  generating  green  enterprise  ideas among TVET and university students.

Based on the  above aim  the curriculum  development  consultant  will  engage in adapting and revision of  the existing Reach for  change entrepreneurship Bootcamp curriculum/module.  This will  include reviewing existing TVET and University entrepreneurship courses and ensuring alignment with the educational curriculum. In addition, the consultant will  work with experts in green-enterprise-specific content providers to fit into the adapted curriculum.

The key deliverables of the consultancy work are included in the ToR.  The task will be undertaken  in   32   days  f rom the agreement  signed  between  Reach for   Change Ethiopia and the consultant firm.

Required qualification and Experience

  • Proposed professional(s) for  the work must hold  a Masters Degree in  Higher Education curriculum development, training/skill development methodology  with an emphasis  on innovation  and learning;  teaching;  developmental  psychology; pedagogical  practice,  green economy, green business development, and other related fields would be an added advantage.
  • At  least   five  years  of   relevant   experience   in   curriculum   and/or  materials development for TVET and university students’ training programs.
  • Experience  as  a  team  leader    in   review   activities   related   to  curriculum development.
  • Demonstrable experience  in  developing  and implementing  gender-sensitive educational/training programs in the context of TVET and universities.
  • Ability to assess critically the review activities and results.
  • Proven and  demonstrated   experience   in   undertaking   similar   curriculum revision, adaptation, and excellent report writing skills.
  • Very good understanding of Green economy development in Ethiopia as well as globally,   social entrepreneurship approaches, and green entrepreneurship, and green economy in Ethiopia.
  • Knowledge of  the current structure,  strengths,  and challenges  facing  green enterprises.
  • Extensive experience in providing training especially related to TOT
  • Demonstrated leadership skills  in education program design and delivery.
  • Should have a renewed license  for  consultancy  service  with  a TIN registration certificate.

Mode of Application

Consultants who are interested in carrying out this Consultants Service to Revise  and Adapt RFC  Entrepreneurship  Bootcamp training    Curriculum  to be used for  university and TVET students, please email    ethiopia@reachforchange.org to get the detailed ToR  and how to apply for this consultancy service.

The deadline for application is Monday, November 15, 2021

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