Type of Contract: Temporary Appointment (TA)
Duration: 364 Days
Start Date: November,
Reporting to: Chief, Education (UNICEF)
The education context in the Republic of South Sudan is defined by striking poverty and low human and social development .
Less than 25% of six year olds enroll into standard 1 and an estimated 12 percent (less than 10% for girls) complete eight years of primary .
Basic statistics for girls' education tell the story. According to EMIS, the gross primary enrolment rate is 68.8 (54.5% for girls), the net enrolment rate is 44.4 % and 37.1% for girls; and the gender parity index is 0.59.
Scope of Work
The main thrust is to build on current initiatives and to develop new and innovative approaches, that build on practices at school, community and policy level, in order to improve access and completion rates, and in the process increase transition to secondary education. Several inter-related tasks will be undertaken, including situation analysis and strategy formulation in a process that involves key stakeholders.
Situation analysis of girls education in SS
Girls Education Strategy
GE communication Strategy Gender Audit of the Sector Strategic Plan Monitoring and evaluation plan Presentation of education strategy at a stakeholder workshop Final Report
Technical knowledge: latest developments and discourse in girls' education and gender equality ; project management; some knowledge of human rights issues;
An advanced knowledge of education in Southern Sudan, particularly girl's education;
Core values: commitment; diversity; integrity
Core competencies: Communication; working with people; drive for results,
Functional competencies: formulating strategies and concepts; persuading and influencing; leading and supervising; relating and networking; creating and innovating.
Knowledge of computer management and applications.
Closing Date: Tuesday, 25 October
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