AREP Badakhshan, Afghanistan
Jul 07, 2017Full time
Job Description: Scope of Work AREP is supporting the General Directorate of Science Education and Technology (GDSET) of Ministry of Education activities in Khost, Kandahar and Badakhshan province to strengthen the quality of science/mathematics and pedagogy instruction for high school science and math teachers. The support is provided by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Implemented by The Asia Foundation through AREP. AREP worked closely with the GDSET to provide the capacity development to the teachers and lab technicians of 60 schools in the mentioned three provinces. The first phase of activity is completed and it is extended for another phase. Part of the work is to make the 60 schools, Model schools that are well known for having very qualified Science/Mathematics Teachers with advance Pedagogical skills. Therefore, the project aims to train at least six teachers from each school on advanced Pedagogy and Psycho – Social in order that the trained teachers become Excellent Mentors, Supervisors and Model Teachers in their schools and gain the skills and knowledge of Pedagogy to train other teachers in the future. As such, the Master Trainers should design a 12 days training manual and plan on Advanced Pedagogy with more focus in the context of Science/Mathematics and build up the capacity of teachers in areas of pedagogy including mentoring, supervision, planning (yearly plans, monthly plans, practical working planning in lab room, daily lessons plans) student centered active teaching methods, formative and summative assessment, class management, parent Shura and community relation in improved students’ learning inside public schools. AREP is seeking competent and experienced master trainers to design the training manual and conduct the training in Khost, Kandahar and Badakhshan provinces. The training package should be flexible enough to be delivered to teachers of secondary and high school levels. Key Duties and responsibilities The Master trainer will be responsible for the following tasks. Collaborate with GDSET office to assess the needs of teachers and then propose training contents accordingly. Develop the training manual and training plan in close coordination with the GDSET, The Asia Foundation and AREP. Conduct the training and build the capacity of beneficiaries (approximately six teachers in each of 60 schools) in order to provide high quality teaching services. Facilitate practical sessions to develop plans for implementing the expected acquired knowledge. Submit a final report on the completion of trainings and provide recommendations for the future training programs.