Education Development Trust invite qualified firms or consortia



  • Category : Baseline Consultancy
  • Posted Date : 07/13/2021
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  • Source : Reporter
  • Closing Date : 07/23/2021


Request for Expression of Interest (REOI)

Research Consultancy Service

Invited by: Education Development Trust (Ed Dev Trust)

Project Name: Technical Assistance to Reinforce GEQIP-E in Ethiopia                                                      (TARGET)

Owner: TARGET Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning, Research &                                                       Analysis (MERA)

Invitee:  Firms  or Institutions with Extensive Research Consultancy                                               Experience in Similar and Related Assignments in the Education Sector

Research Topic:  Study   on   “Public   Private   Partnership   (PPP)   in  Education   PolicyImplementation in Ethiopia.

Duration of Research:  Four (4) months

Opening Date of Announcement:   11 July 2021

Closing Date of Announcement:    23 July 2021 @05:00 PM

Education Development Trust is implementing a DFID financed TARGET project in Ethiopia. The project provides support to the Ministry of Education (MoE) and Regional Education Bureaus (REBs) to strengthen the delivery of the World Bank GEQIP-E ‘Programme for Results’ (P4R) aimed at addressing the” learning crisis”.

Education Development Trust is seeking a consultancy firm or consortium of firms to conduct a research on PPP in education policy implementation in Ethiopia. The main purpose of this study is to explore the current and potential roles of PPP in the general education sector in Ethiopia and come up with sector-tailored policy and practical recommendations. This study also aims to assess critical success factors for successful implementation of PPP in general education sector in Ethiopia.

This REOI is therefore to invite qualified firms or consortia to show their interest to work with the EdDev Trust/TARGET team to undertake the study.

Key Considerations:

  • The desired consultancy service is from a Legally Registered Firm most preferably a Consortium of Universities and Firms with proven experience in related assignments of Education Sector. Therefore, applicants are highly encouraged to form consortia or partnerships that include experience in similar assignments.
  • Interested firms/institutions  are  expected  to attach  via  email  Copies  Legal  Documents (Renewed License) and Profile indicating that they are qualified to perform the services including a description of similar assignments done and experience in similar conditions.
  • Having received the expression of interest, Request for Proposal (RFP) will be issued to eligible candidates to proceed to the next step (develop and submit technical proposal). Selection of consultancy  will  be  done  using  comprehensive  criteria  developed  for  the purpose.


  1. This tender will be evaluated in a Two-Stage-Tendering through which only Technical Qualifications are evaluated in the first stage. So, vendors are NOT required to submit their Financial Quotation at this stage but only Technical Documents as detailed in the TOR.
  2. Only those Technically qualified will be contacted for the second Stage Submission of Financial/ Budget.
  1. If there is any question/ request for clarification, please write on same email below before 20 July 2021.

The expressions of interest should be submitted via e-mail to: –

before closing date of this announcement.

Ed Dev Trust has the right to cancel the tender.

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