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Position titleDigital Learning Consultant
Place of performanceTripoli, with travel to Benghazi whenever needed, Libya
Apply by18/06/2021
Start date13/06/2021
Durationup to 12 months (@22days/month)
QualificationBachelor's degree in University degree in ICT, Education or other relevant field (Master’s degree preferred but not mandatory);.
Sector experienceMinimum of 5 years of demonstrable relevant Media & Communications experience.
Geographical experienceMinimum of 5 year of experience in Africa (desirable).
LanguageFluency in Arabic and English are essential.
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Overview of position
Schools in Libya have been closed for certain grades almost twelve months since the start of the pandemic. Even as schools reopened, they re-opened at limited capacity, which means that children only attend in person a few days per week. Digital learning has become an essential part of the national education offer, both to support children in catching up on lost learning and to keep them engaged with learning when they are at home. our client  has been supporting the Ministry of Education during school closure to record sessions to be streamed on TV and plans to continue supporting the Ministry of Education with the implementation of their digital learning vision. The objectives of this position are: • Support our client  in understanding the Ministry of Education’s vision concerning digital learning; • Support the Ministry of Education in analysing the current systems in place • Support our client  in the development of a deliverable-based plan with MOE to improve the use of digital learning in national education; • Support an analysis of school internet connectivity throughout the country.
our client seeks specialised expertise focused on digital learning to be strengthen the capacity of the team working in support of the COVID-19 response. The nature of the position requires highly qualified expertise on a specific topic and a deliverable-based type of work. Moreover, the candidate is expected to spend significant amount of time at the Ministry of Education engaging with the different departments.
Role objectives
Conduct an analysis of the MoE’s current plans and vision in terms of the distance learning role in support to pedagogy. This includes digital platforms, TV, radio and other means through which distance education is conducted and focuses on inclusion of the most marginalized children. • In collaboration with the MoE, conduct an analysis of the existing e-learning platform’s capabilities, reach, issues and challenges, in order to identify areas to improve the learning process and close urgent learning gaps in the short-term via enhancements to the platform, data and internet connectivity, and similar. • Plan and implement interventions to fulfil the identified short-term needs. • Under the supervision of our client Education Section, analyse opportunities to implement our client-led initiatives related to digital learning in Libya
Project reporting
The consultant will be required to report weekly to the Education Specialist on the progress of the activities.
Key competenciesThe consultant will be required to have excellence in the following competencies
• ICT
• Understanding of digital learning (online learning platforms, tools for virtual classrooms,
distance education in low connectivity contexts, etc.)
• Understanding of education system in Libya
• Project management
• Strategic thinking
Team management
the consultant will not be required to manage teams
Further information
University degree in ICT, Education or other relevant field (Master’s degree preferred but not mandatory);
Experience in working in the field of digital learning Experience with the Libyan national school curriculum.
At least 5 years working in a relevant field.
The consultant is expected to be fluent in Arabic and English (writing and speaking)