Training Expert (KE2) - project "Technical Assistance for Improving the Quality of Vocational Education and Training through Establishment of Sectoral Centres of Excellence"

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Job Description

Project title: Technical Assistance for Improving the Quality of Vocational Education and Training through Establishment of Sectoral Centres of Excellence

Brief description: The overall objective of the project is investing in human capital through improving the quality of education and training

The purpose of this contract is increasing the quality of vocational and technical education by developing the knowledge, skills and competencies in line with the EQARF and EQAVET through training teaching and administrative staff, improving learning environments, providing VET as an attractive option for students, increasing cooperation between schools, social partners and private sector through establishment of Sectoral Centres of Excellence (SCoE).

Results to be achieved:

  1. Result 1: The quality of VET improved and strengthened and quality applications disseminated
  2. Result 2: Special field qualifications of teachers at VET secondary education institutions improved
  3. Result 3: 15 SCoE established to improve special field competences of teachers in VET schools by means of hands on trainings and distant learning methods
  4. Result 4: Vocational foreign language knowledge of VET teachers and competence of maths and science teachers working in VET schools in the field of maths and science with applications improved
  5. Result 5: Competences of education administrators in local level to monitor and evaluate education and training applications improved
  6. Result 6: Learning materials for VET secondary education institutions developed and prepared
  7. Result 7: Vocational guidance and career consultancy services improved, Category of Intervention: Awareness-Raising
  8. Result 8: Awareness and perception of a quality culture accepted by everyone working in various levels of vocational and technical education increased
  9. Result 9: Awareness of all related parties on the importance of vocational and technical education increased
  10. Result 10: Media and communication tools developed for promoting vocational and technical education
  11. Result 11: Knowledge and skills contests and exhibitions for vocational and technical secondary schools organised
  12. Result 12: Awareness and knowledge of parents on vocational guidance improved, Category of Intervention: Scientific & Technical Studies
  13. Result 13: Assessment of learning outcomes improved via piloting of Modular Credit Passing System, Category of Intervention: Coordination & Cooperation Mechanisms
  14. Result 14: Monitoring system of vocational and technical secondary schools’ graduates (e-graduate) is improved and awareness increased among actors in business world

Commencement date of the project: November 2020

Duration of the assignment: 36 months

Requirements:

Qualifications and skills

- Bachelor degree in one of the fields of Business Administration, Economics, Administrative Sciences, Educational Sciences, Social Sciences, Engineering. In the absence of such a degree, minimum 10 years of professional working experience in education sectors is required;

- Excellent command of written and spoken English;

- Full computer literacy.

General professional experience

- Minimum 5 years of professional experience in implementation and/or coordination and/or planning and/or monitoring and/or evaluation of adult education.

Specific professional experience

- Minimum 5 years of working experience in providing technical assistance in the field of VET, specifically in relation to on-the–job training;

- Experience in education material development and/or revision preferably in the field of VET will be an asset.

About the Organization

Human Dynamics is a leading European provider of consulting services for the public sector with more than 120 projects implemented in 30 countries worldwide. Currently, Human Dynamics and its 300 experts and consultants advise more than 40 ministries and public/government agencies worldwide. You are welcome on our website for more details: www.humandynamics.org