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Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization. Based in Washington, DC., Creative has a field presence in more than 15 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Yoruba Text Writer (Primary 1-3 Materials)

Location: Nigeria

Project Description

  • Commencing in October 2015 under funding Support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the five-year Northern Education Initiative Plus (the Initiative) project is strengthening the ability of Bauchi and Sokoto states to provide greater access to basic education- especially for girls and Out-of-School-Children (OOSC) -and to significantly improve reading outcomes for more than one million school-aged children and youths.
  • The Initiative employs a holistic approach, addressing a broad range of critical factors that affect learning, teaching, systems management, parental participation and community engagement.
  • The project strategy focuses on strengthening the technical and administrative capacity, commitment and accountability of federal, state and Local Government Education Authorities (LGEAs) to provide effective English and mother-tongue based Early Grade Reading (EGR) teaching and learning to its pupils. Also, to deliver literacy, numeracy and life-skills to OOSC and youths and whenever possible mainstream them into formal schools.
  • The Initiative is implemented by Creative Associates International in collaboration with three U.S.-based international organizations-Education Development Center (EDC), Florida State University (FSU), Overseas Strategic Consulting (OSC)and four Nigerian organizations-Value Minds, Civil Society Action Coalition on Education for All (CSACEFA), Reading Association of Nigeria (RAN), the Federation of Muslim Women’s Associations in Nigeria (FOMWAN), and more than 46 local Civil Society Organizations (CSOs).
  • The Initiative is focused on building programmatic ownership among Federal, State and Local Government Education Authorities (LGEAs), as well as increase their commitment to quality early grade reading instruction and increased access.
  • The Initiative will need the services of a consultant who will be responsible for writing levelled and decodable texts for teaching and learning materials in Yoruba to support reading in Pl-P3. The consultant will work with experts in language, curriculum, and Instruction while meeting.
  • The orthographical standards, the demands of context and requirements of the existing curriculum, following the production schedule provided.

 

 

Job Title: Igbo Text Writer (Primary 1-3 Materials)

Location: Nigeria

Project Description

  • Commencing in October 2015 under funding support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the five-year Northern Education Initiative Plus (the Initiative) project is strengthening the ability of Bauchi and Sokoto states to provide greater access to basic education-especially for girls and Out-of-School-Children (OOSC) -and to significantly improve reading outcomes for more than one million school-aged children and youths.
  • The Initiative employs a holistic approach, addressing a broad range of critical factors that affect learning, teaching, systems management, parental participation and community engagement.
  • The project strategy focuses on strengthening the technical and administrative capacity, commitment and accountability of federal, state and Local Government Education Authorities (LGEAs) to provide effective English and mother-tongue based Early Grade Reading (EGR) teaching and learning to its pupils. Also, to deliver literacy, numeracy and life-skills to OOSC and youths and whenever possible mainstream them into formal schools.
  • The Initiative is implemented by Creative Associates International in collaboration with three U.S,-based international organizations- Education Development Center (EDC), Florida State University (FSU), Overseas Strategic Consulting (OSC)-and four Nigerian organizations-Value Minds, Civil Society Action Coalition on Education for All (CSACEFA), Reading Association of Nigeria (RAN), the Federation of Muslim Women’s Associations in Nigeria (FOMWAN), and more than 46 local Civil Society Organizations (CSOs).
  • The Initiative is focused on building programmatic ownership among Federal, State and Local Government Education Authorities (LGEAs), as well as increase their commitment to quality early grade reading instruction and increased access.
  • The Initiative will need the services of a consultant who will be responsible for writing levelled and decodable texts for teaching and learning materials in Igbo to support reading in Pl-P3. The consultant will work with experts in language, curriculum, and instruction while meeting the orthographical standards, the demands of context and requirements of the existing curriculum, following the production schedule provided.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should obtain an electronic copy of the detailed scope of work for YORUBA by sending a request to: [email protected] With the mail subject “Application for Yoruba Text Writers”

Application Deadline 2nd March, 2020.

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