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International Organisation hiring Curriculum Development Expert


Egypt, 25 March 2016

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International Organisation is shortlistedfor an up-coming EC-funded project:"Enhancing the relevance and quality of the TVET system through Curriculum development, capacity building and quality assurance".

The overall objective of this project is to improve and enhance the structure and performance and the quality of the TVET system and TVET delivery in Egypt to better respond to the new socio­economic needs, in particular, youth employability and increased competitiveness in the context of the country's current and future development.

The specific objective is to improve the quality of the TVET offers to respond better to the labour market skills needs and private sector demand starting from pilots focusing in selected key economic sectors (with particular emphasis on Tourism) and extending its actions to the system level by way of:

  • Revising and improving the delivery of the technical secondary schools (TSS) and of the technical colleges /institutes (TC/TI) according to the labour market needs

  • Improving the offers of the vocational training centers (VTCs) and other venues delivering trainings ensuring higher quality and relevance for the labour market

The purpose is to improve the quality of the TVET outcomes to respond better to the labour market in terms of skills and qualifications, focusing on the selected key economic sectors (with particular emphasis on Tourism) and that could be attained through:

  • Support the building of the (NQF) through building of a matrix learning outcomes of the various sectors of technical education in according to standards of the technical education graduate, which is the first core for the description of technical qualifications in the NQF.

  • Dissemination of different well known and tested methodologies for curriculum development, design and/or update the TVET curricula exist in TVET institutions to meet labour market needs through the direct involvement of the existing and new Sectorial ETPs and support the establishment of a sustainable mechanism for curriculum development within the framework of the established quality assurance system for TVET.

  • Capacity building of TVET teachers and trainers as well as Technical Secondary school and Vocational training centers managers, sector specific Master Trainers and Set-up a system of further teacher and trainer's training that can be applied by the Egyptian responsible institutions putting in consideration its sustainability.

  • Setting up a quality assurance system and policy disseminating the recent approaches (such as Balanced Scorecard & Total Quality Management) on TVET quality assurance, provide capacity development for TSS in order to improve the perspectives for accreditation and support the responsible ministries in identifying a systematic option for accreditation.

Submission Deadline: 8 April 2015

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