Consultant (individual contractor) for development of a proposal to mainstream climate change into teacher training in Zimbabwe: Ministry of Environment, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality
Deadline: 19 November 2020 (10 am)
Tender No: RFQ SECA 26/2020
The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has made significant progress in integrating climate change into the basic education curriculum from Early Childhood Development (ECD) up to Advanced Level. However, there is still limited integration of climate change in the Higher and Tertiary Education sector in Zimbabwe. The Higher and Tertiary Education Sector is made up of teacher training colleges, agricultural training colleges, polytechnics and universities. The universities and teacher training colleges are responsible for the production of qualified teachers who are able to teach the different subject areas included in the basic education syllabi. The responsible university faculties and teacher training colleges are yet to integrate climate change into their teacher training programmes as a cross-cutting issue to meet the needs of the new basic education curriculum.
Objectives of consultancy
The Government of Zimbabwe through the Ministry of Environment, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality Industry is seeking the services of a consultant to develop a proposal, through consultation and curriculum review exercises, to mainstream climate change into teacher training.
An inception report which will include among others an assessment of the ToRs; a methodology to carry out the assignment; data collection tools; a work plan and a list of stakeholders to be consulted. Inception report to be submitted to the Ministry of Environment, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality Industry within three working days from the date of signing the Contract; Workshop Reports / minutes of meeting for each of the consultation workshops to be organized / conducted by the consultant; Assessment report on the status of climate change integration in teacher training and in primary and secondary education curriculums; First draft and final draft proposal to mainstream climate change in the teacher training curriculum; Policy and media briefs on climate change learning in Zimbabwe and regionally; Summary report on the execution of the assignment, methodology employed, key findings and recommendations
Detailed terms of reference and bid form
Please find the detailed Terms of Reference for this opportunity can be found here
Qualifications and key competencies of consultant
Advanced degree in Climate Change, Development Studies, Education, Environmental Science, Geography or related field; Highly qualified expert with at least 5 years of relevant experience in climate change; policy and curriculum development; education development; and/or related field; Knowledge of government policies and strategies on education, training and public awareness.
Only applicants who meet the above qualifications will be considered.
Interested consultants are requested to apply using the bid form which can be found here
Submission should be done using the tender box situated at the reception at the Procurement Management Unit, Ministry of Environment, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality Industry, Rooms 11-58, 11th floor, Kaguvi Building, Cnr S. V Muzenda Street / Central Avenue, Harare. The documents should be placed in sealed envelopes, clearly marked EOI & PROPOSAL-“Development of a Proposal to Mainstream Climate Change into Teacher Training In Zimbabwe. Tender No: RFQ SECA 26/2020”.