Project Officer (Education)

Project Officer (Education)

Application date
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Post Number: 4AFED0019PA
Grade: P-3
Parent Sector: Education Sector (ED)
Duty Station: Kabul
Job Family: Education
Type of contract: Project Appointment
Duration of contract: 1 year
Recruitment open to: Internal and external candidates
Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time): 07-JUL-2022

OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE POST

UNESCO’s Education Data Monitoring Initiative for Afghanistan (EDMI) is a key intervention on facilitating the implementation of the Afghanistan Education Sector Transitional Framework (AESTF). The initiative intends to coordinate education data monitoring efforts in Afghanistan. In particular, it aims to provide up-to-date data on the Higher Education and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), harmonize and quality assure existing data on general education and community-based education (CBE) to facilitate monitoring the state of education in general and girls and women rights to education in particular and decision making by the key education actors in Afghanistan. It also aims to standardize data collection methodologies and tools and assess the teacher competencies and students learning outcomes to link the data monitoring initiative with the UNESCO mandate in improving quality of education. Through adopting a coordinated approach to data monitoring, the initiative also strengthens the coordination of data monitoring by the development partners and education stakeholders and supports monitoring and evaluation of the AESTF.  

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