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Consultancy – Technical Support for Regional Seminar “Unleashing the Power of Data and Evidence for Equity and Equality of Education in ASEAN”, UNICEF EAPRO, Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok (Thailand)

  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Bangkok (Thailand)
  • Grade: Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Education, Learning and Training
    • Banking and Finance
    • Women's Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
    • Statistics
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
    • Impact investing, Social venture capital
  • Closing Date: 2019-09-18

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The Education Section, UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office (EAPRO) is seeking an individual consultant to provide technical support and inputs before and during a Regional Seminar “Unleashing the Power of Data and Evidence for Equity and Equality of Education in ASEAN’, to be held in Malaysia on 15-17 October 2019.

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.                                                                                                                                             

For every child, a better future

UNICEF works to ensure the rights of all children in the East Asia and Pacific Region.  This means the rights of every child living in this country, irrespective of their nationality, gender, religion or ethnicity, to:

  • survival – to basic healthcare, peace and security;
  • development – to a good education, a loving home and adequate nutrition;
  • protection – from abuse, neglect, trafficking, child labour and other forms of exploitation; and
  • participation – to express opinions, be listened to and take part in making any decisions that affect them

 

How can you make a difference?

The Education Section, UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office (EAPRO) is seeking an individual consultant to provide technical support and inputs before and during a Regional Seminar “Unleashing the Power of Data and Evidence for Equity and Equality of Education in ASEAN’, to be held in Malaysia on 15-17 October 2019.  

 

Work Assignment:

Under the supervision of Education Specialist, the consultant will undertake the following work assignments: 

1.     Summarize the Responses to Pre-Seminar Survey

1.1   Analyze the country responses to the online survey on education data and statistical system in the ASEAN member states and a few other countries in East Asia and Pacific region. 

1.2   Develop a PowerPoint presentation on the summary of the survey responses.

1.3   Present key findings of the survey responses and recommendations at the Regional Seminar in Malaysia.

2.     Support the facilitation of various technical sessions at the Regional Seminar

2.1  Give presentations and/or facilitate technical sessions on education data and statistics (e.g. Education Management Information System, Household Survey, Data Analysis and Communication, SDG4 Monitoring etc.).

2.2  Support the participating countries in identifying gaps and planning for improvement of their respective education data/statistical system.

2.3  Provide key recommendations to UNICEF, MOE and other stakeholders (e.g. ASEAN Secretariat) for future actions and potential areas of support.

 

Work Schedule and Deliverable:

1.     Summarize the Responses to Pre-Seminar Survey

1.1   By 10th October 2019 

1.2   By 10th October 2019

1.3   On 15th October 2019

2.     Support the facilitation of various technical sessions at the Regional Seminar

2.1  Between 15-17 October 2019

2.2  Between 15-17 October 2019

2.3  Between 15-17 October 2019

 

Estimated Duration of Contract: 5 working days during 1-17 October 2019

 

Official Travel: Travel to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia will be required for 15-17 October 2019

 

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • An Advanced University Degree in education, information management, economics, psychology, sociology or other related social science field is required.
  • Minimum 15 years of progressive work experience in relevant area of work.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in a multicultural environment.
  • Fluency in English, with excellent facilitation and report writing skills required.
  • Ability to multitask and work under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work with multiple stakeholders.

 

Interested candidates are requested to submit CV or P-11, full contact information of minimum 2 references, availability, and proposed daily professional fee, and all-inclusive travel costs to/from Bangkok and other incidentals in USD by 18 September 2019. Please note the air tickets under UNICEF contract shall be re-routable, refundable type (economy class and most direct route). The consultant will be responsible for own travel insurance, visa fee and terminal expenses.

Download File FORM P11.doc

 

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

View our competency framework at

http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

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UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

 

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, 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.

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