Consultancy for Use Cases of Micro-credentials

Consultancy for Use Cases of Micro-credentials

Application date
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Parent Sector: Field Office
Duty Station: Bangkok
Job Family: Education
Type of contract: Non Staff
Duration of contract: From 1 to 6 months
Recruitment open to: External candidates
Application Deadline (Midnight Bangkok Time): 15-Jul-2022

Assignment:

The international expert will perform the tasks under the overall authority of the Director of the UNESCO Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education and the direct supervision of the Chief of Section for Educational Innovation and Skills Development (EISD). Specifically, the international expert shall perform the following assignments:

a. Based on the research framework, conduct a thorough desk review of academic and grey literature, expert interviews and at least two (2) focus group discussions with diverse stakeholders to develop a national use case on micro-credentials;

b. Produce a 10-15 page report and summary presentation (PPT) on micro-credentials recognition with the following headings: I) Background and policy context; II) Methods and results of stakeholder consultations; III) Key challenges and opportunities for quality micro-credentials; and IV) Actionable recommendations;

c. Peer review an 8-10 page draft policy brief and provide substantive inputs to build regional consensus in line with the UNESCO recognition conventions. The peer review should determine if the draft policy brief is original as to thought, is methodologically sound and if it clearly adds to the knowledge and development of the field.
In line with UNESCO's overall gender mainstreaming strategy, researchers are expected to integrate a gender perspective in all activities and apply gender analysis and mainstreaming concepts whenever feasible.

For details and how to apply, please visit here

Please submit your application through Success Factor. Only if you are unable to attach requirements in system, please inform us at eisd.bgk(at)unesco.org 

For any requests for clarification, please contact Mr Wesley Teter (wr.teter(at)unesco.org).