Unlocking Talent Baseline Consultant (Phalombe)


Role overview

The UT project is designed to address the issue of improving learning outcomes for primary school learners at a core level: to improve the quality of instruction available at Standards 1 and 2 in literacy and numeracy through the innovative methodology of using mobile tablet technology in the classroom to allow for highly tailored and interactive learning platforms. The consultant will research and establish the current level of achievement on literacy and numeracy for standard 1 and 2 learners after digital education technology intervention, current level of knowledge and skill among teachers on child centered pedagogy methodologies which address children’ individual learning needs as well as the current level of involvement of school committees in enhancing student motivation and overall learning environment at the schools. The endline study will assist VSO assess the impact the intervention has made on learning outcomes of early grade learners and teacher pedagogy and inform areas for reciprocation and future scale up


Skills, qualifications and experience

  • A Master’s Degree in Social Science/Education/Development Studies or other related field for the team leader,
  • minimum 5 years of relevant experience in survey design and collecting baseline data and analyzing,
  • experience in themes around improving literacy and numeracy for early grade learners, child centred pedagogy methodologies,
  • substantial knowledge in Education sector, with familiarity of education indicators, experience of conducting qualitative and quantitative programme studies in developing country environments within the education sector, plus the ability to work closely with others, especially people of varied cultural backgrounds, at all levels.


This role is open for Malawian nationals only. Application closing date July 13, 2018


If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.


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Comment on advertised Job

Gemma Z.

8th of July, 2018 10:05:41 am

Location: Phalombe

Employment Type: Consultancy

Salary: N/A

Job deadline: 13th July, 2018

Company: VSO Malawi

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