UNHCR

Deadline: 28 March, 2021

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is seeking to fill the role of Digital Learning in Refugee Hosting Areas Consultant.

The UNHRC is a UN agency mandated to aid and protect refugees and stateless people, and assist in their voluntary repatriation, local integration or resettlement.

Responsibilities

  • Undertake a mapping of high- and low-tech digital literacy interventions in refugee hosting areas
  • Support the development of a strategy on digital learning
  • Support rollout of strategy, including training and capacity development for UNHCR and education stakeholders
  • Present options for private sector partnerships for improved connectivity and access to digital devices in schools/learning environments
  • Represent UNHCR on the ICT in education working group, and advocate refugee inclusion in national programmes

Requirements

  • University degree in Technology, Education, Refugee Studies, or a related field
  • Eight years, minimum, of experience in progressively responsible functions in education six years with Advanced University degree)
  • Demonstrated experience/background in educational technology and digital inclusion
  • Internet connectivity experience
  • Experience/skills in designing effective programmes
  • Good understanding of the key issues, dynamics and evolution of the education sector in Kenya

To apply and for more information, click here.

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