Consultant (Designing Learning Processes, Journeys and Materials), Education Outcomes Fund (EOF), Hosted Fund, REMOTE, 10 months, Req:570715

UNICEF works in a number of the world’s hardest locations, to achieve the world’s most deprived youngsters. To save lots of their lives. To defend their rights. To assist them fulfill their potential. 

Throughout 190 international locations and territories, we work for each little one, in every single place, day-after-day, to construct a greater world for everybody. 

And we by no means hand over. 

For each little one, EDUCATION 

There are few larger challenges confronted by the worldwide group than the dual crises of studying poverty and youth unemployment. In response, the Schooling Fee (chaired by Gordon Brown, former UK Prime Minister and UN Particular Envoy for International Schooling) and the International Steering Group for Influence Funding (chaired by Sir Ronald Cohen) got here along with our founding CEO (Her Excellency Dr.) Amel Karboul to create EOF. We intention to enhance the schooling and employment outcomes of 10 million youngsters and youth, by supporting governments to make the most of a spread of modern finance devices at scale, together with outcomes funds and different results-based financing (RBF) devices.

EOF is backed by a range of world leaders who assist us to form our method and obtain our formidable goals, in addition to leaders in schooling and influence investing:

EOF helps enhancements within the high quality of schooling and abilities packages, with a particular concentrate on women and underserved populations, together with these within the hardest to achieve rural areas. It measures (and pays for) what issues – each core abilities like literacy and numeracy, but additionally vital twenty first Century abilities comparable to socio-emotional abilities, ICT abilities, and different broader fundamentals of a high quality schooling. It helps shut the persistent hole between the abilities wanted by employers and people attained by right now’s youth.

For all of the above, EOF pays totally on the idea of the outcomes achieved, guaranteeing that taxpayer-funded home sources, help, and philanthropic funds are solely used to pay for what works. This can be a game-changing approach to finance ends in schooling, focusing consideration and realigning techniques on probably the most difficult however most essential measure of a program’s efficiency: whether or not it’s bettering lives.

Along with our supporters, we consider that is the early phases of a a lot bigger motion, with large potential to extend studying outcomes for kids and youth world wide, although improved help effectiveness and authorities spending.

Since our inception in 2018, EOF has:

  • Partnered with governments in Ghana and Sierra Leone to ascertain the 2 largest outcomes funds thus far in growing international locations, mobilising ~$50M for these packages.
  • Established itself as a number one world participant in RBF, and the one devoted heart of experience for RBF in schooling and abilities.
  • Turn into the primary outcomes fund hosted by the United Nations inside UNICEF, as a scalable platform to associate with governments world wide.
  • Established a significant partnership with the LEGO Basis, to develop a scale portfolio of RBF packages in early childhood throughout a various vary of nations, in addition to to amplify the motion and ecosystem of companions round this method.
  • Had our modern method featured within the Stanford Social Innovation Evaluation, FT, Economist, Brookings, and extra.
  • Constructed our institutional capability to contract and implement large-scale outcomes funds extra effectively and successfully than historic influence bonds.
  • Established a powerful tradition of efficiency and an energetic concentrate on ongoing skilled improvement for all our staff.

How will you make a distinction?


We’re searching for a guide who can assist us in:
(1) figuring out the scope, studying objectives, supply methodology and pedagogical method of various ‘studying choices’ based mostly on learner wants;
(2) designing the ‘studying journey’ inside every providing together with curriculum, studying supplies, assessments (if related), most fitted mode of supply for best studying potential in addition to figuring out exterior contributors;
(3) designing a technique for scaffolded and well-sequenced launch of those studying choices;
(4) exploring the feasibility of a stand-alone course;
(5) guaranteeing we design our studying choices to be as significant and impactful as attainable inside a practical supply timeline.

The estimated timeframe for this consultancy is as follows: Might 2024-February 2025.

To use, please submit an utility by the Finish of the day on Sunday, 14 April, and make sure that you add your monetary proposal (in British Sterling). Please embody in your utility two examples of studying journeys (e.g., programs, coaching packages, interactive modules) that you’ve got created beforehand.




Estimated variety of working days

Deadline/ timeline

Deliverable 1: Detailed workplan designed in session with Studying and Engagement Group.

The plan will probably be offered as a Phrase doc (3000-4000 phrases) together with timeline, detailed actions, checklist of sources to assessment, people and associate organizations to interact.

Produce an in depth workplan with key actions and milestones to realize the targets of the consultancy and establish any key data or help required.

EOF groups will guarantee that the guide may have the required onboarding and entry to the appropriate sources.

4 Finish of Might 2024
Deliverable 2: Scope, studying objectives, most fitted supply methodology and pedagogical method of various ‘studying choices’ based mostly on learner wants. This will probably be offered both as a Phrase doc (4000-5000 phrases) or a slide deck (15-20 slides) This may contain desktop analysis, inside workshop with EOF program colleagues, evaluation of viewers and associate organisation wants. 8 Finish of June 2024

Deliverable 3: Design studying journeys for every agreed-upon studying providing (estimated 5 choices designed for exterior use and three choices for EOF’s nation program wants)

This will probably be offered in two batches as Phrase doc plans for every studying providing.
a) First 50% of plans
b) Remaining plans

Size will probably be decided by complexity of providing as scoped in Deliverable 2.

This may embody curriculum, studying supplies, assessments (if related), guaranteeing tailoring to mode of supply for best studying potential, and checklist of really useful contributors. 32-40 days (4-5 days per providing)

a) Begin-mid September 2024

b) Begin December 2024

Deliverable 4: Launch technique for suite of studying choices. This will probably be offered as a calendar with a complementary Phrase doc explaining the technique. This calendar will mirror a technique for scaffolded and well-sequenced launch of those studying choices contemplating viewers, timings of different studying choices within the ecosystem and the interior capability of EOF and timelines for reviewing supplies. 4 Finish August 2024
Deliverable 5: Presentation on the potential of EOF hosted stand-alone course.
These findings will probably be offered in a 2-hour inside presentation.
This may embody an evaluation of want, feasibility, price, potential companions and capability necessities for course manufacturing. 3 Finish of February 2025
Deliverable 6: Weekly one-hour progress conferences These conferences held on MS Groups weekly for 3 weeks out of each month for progress updates, subsequent steps and brainstorming. The estimated working days take note of 1 hour for assembly & 1 hour for preparation and comply with up = 6 hours per thirty days 9 Weekly all through consultancy

 Whole estimated working days – 68

The utmost variety of working days on this contract is 68, and the guide will probably be paid based mostly on the variety of days labored and the progress made in opposition to particular deliverables.

To qualify as an advocate for each little one you’ll have… 

  • At the very least a grasp’s diploma in schooling, academic psychology, grownup schooling, educational design, studying sciences, curriculum and instruction or different discipline related to studying design.
  • At the very least 8 years {of professional} work expertise with demonstrated experience and in depth expertise in designing studying processes and supplies.
  • Designed and managed not less than three studying choices, ideally to a spread of stakeholders.
  • Wonderful written and oral communication abilities in English.
  • Information of and expertise in modern finance and/or early childhood schooling and/or world improvement is strongly most popular.

For each Youngster, you reveal… 

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Belief, Accountability, and Sustainability (CRITAS). 

To view our competency framework, please go to  here

 UNICEF is right here to serve the world’s most deprived youngsters and our world workforce should mirror the range of these youngsters. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, no matter their race/ethnicity, age, incapacity, gender id, sexual orientation, faith, nationality, socio-economic background, or every other private attribute.

UNICEF affords reasonable accommodation for consultants/particular person contractors with disabilities. This may occasionally embody, for instance, accessible software program, journey help for missions or private attendants. We encourage you to reveal your incapacity throughout your utility in case you want affordable lodging through the choice course of and afterwards in your project. 

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance coverage on conduct that’s incompatible with the goals and targets of the United Nations and UNICEF, together with sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF additionally adheres to strict little one safeguarding ideas. All chosen candidates will probably be anticipated to stick to those requirements and ideas and can subsequently bear rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will embody the verification of educational credential(s) and employment historical past. Chosen candidates could also be required to supply extra data to conduct a background test. 


Solely shortlisted candidates will probably be contacted and advance to the subsequent stage of the choice course of. 

Purposes submitted and not using a monetary proposal is not going to be accepted.

People engaged below a consultancy or particular person contract is not going to be thought of “workers members” below the Employees Laws and Guidelines of the United Nations and UNICEF’s insurance policies and procedures, and won’t be entitled to advantages supplied therein (comparable to go away entitlements and medical insurance coverage protection). Their situations of service will probably be ruled by their contract and the Common Situations of Contracts for the Providers of Consultants and Particular person Contractors. Consultants and particular person contractors are liable for figuring out their tax liabilities and for the cost of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with native or different relevant legal guidelines. 

The chosen candidate is solely accountable to make sure that the visa (relevant) and medical health insurance required to carry out the duties of the contract are legitimate for your complete interval of the contract. Chosen candidates are topic to affirmation of fully-vaccinated standing in opposition to SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) with a World Well being Group (WHO)-endorsed vaccine, which have to be met previous to taking on the project. It doesn’t apply to consultants who will work remotely and usually are not anticipated to work on or go to UNICEF premises, programme supply areas or immediately work together with communities UNICEF works with, nor to journey to carry out features for UNICEF at some point of their consultancy contracts. 

Marketed: 26 Mar 2024 GMT Customary Time
Deadline: 14 Apr 2024 GMT Daylight Time

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