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- BY Nicole Pelette
Project: Learning at Scale
Reports to: Education Research Officer
Potential Work Locations: Kenya/India/Tanzania/Ghana/Pakistan/Nepal/TBD. Note: The countries listed here are illustrative, pending later confirmation which RTI will communicate. RTI is beginning the search process with these illustrative countries and currently welcomes applicants meeting the qualifications and able to complete this proposed SOW for these countries.
SCOPE OF WORK
EDUCATION RESEARCH CONSULTANT
RTI is an independent international organization dedicated to conducting innovative, multi-disciplinary research that improves the human condition. With a worldwide staff of more than 4,000 people, RTI offers innovative research and development and a full spectrum of multi-disciplinary services. Universities in North Carolina founded RTI in 1958 as a centerpiece of the Research Triangle Park.
RTI International has received funding from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation through the Center for Global Development to conduct the Learning at Scale research study. Learning at Scale examines successful large-scale education programs in low- and middle-income counties to establish the ingredients for improving learning at scale. The research study will look most closely at the instructional characteristics of effective programs as well as how the programs worked with the system. It will involve collecting data through classroom observations and interviews with teachers, headteachers, district and central ministry officials and project staff.
To support the Learning at Scale research study, we seek a qualified Education Research Consultant. This research consultant will facilitate and coordinate the research study by engaging with the Ministry of Education, the organization being researched, and the data collection firms in each country. The Education Research consultant will be expected to perform the following duties:
This is a short-term consultancy for a period not exceeding 15 days to carry out the tasks as outlined above. Future consultancy arrangements may be discussed upon successful completion of these tasks.
If you meet the above qualifications, please send a cover letter and CV, with a list of three references and contact information. In the subject line of your email, please include Research Consultant and the country name which you’re applying to support. Applications should be submitted by email to LASfirstname.lastname@example.org, and must be received before August 28, 2019.
Remuneration will be based on experience and qualifications.