The Adviser will be responsible for delivering long-term support to the Ministry of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research. The project will also provide separate short-term technical assistance to deliver the following two items, also working from the Ministry:
- Review and evaluation of the new Nine Year Basic Education Curriculum Framework
- An appropriate regulatory Framework for Higher Education (a new HE Bill)
Fee: £45,220 per annum, plus generous benefits
Deadline: May 23, 2016
The Government of Mauritius is presently engaged in a process to align the Mauritian education system to the new UN SDGs, specifically the stand-alone Education 2030 Goal. Mauritius has embarked on a major transformation of its education and training system, from pre-primary through to the postsecondary and tertiary levels. The Nine Year Continuous Basic Education Reform programme translates Government’s commitment to bring about fundamental reforms in education.
Required experience and qualifications
Must be a Commonwealth citizen
- At least twelve (12) years’ experience working internationally with education reform in a development context.
- Extensive experience in providing strategic advice and the development of public policies
- Proven ability to influence change at an operational and strategic level.
- Experience with the tertiary education sector
- Demonstrated experience of delivering capacity building initiatives to education professionals and stakeholders interacting with the education sector
- Substantive overall understanding of development trends and ability to present related issues clearly both to a general and a specialist audience
- Outstanding drafting and communication skills, with excellent command of spoken and written English (French would be advantageous)
- Ability to engage with gender mainstreaming issues in the context of education.
Advanced degree (Masters Degree or equivalent) in Education and Public Policy (or a related field) from a recognised and reputable institution.
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