Hiring consultant/consulting firm to develop and adapt context specific gender and crisis sensitive education planning, management and coordination Guidebook and training packages for education planners, managers and officials to ensure optimal responses to the challenges faced in emergencies and reconstruction, and provide orientation and training at national, district and local levels, including representatives from the Rohingya camps and host communities in Cox’s Bazar, to strengthen national capacities and better respond to children’s education needs.

As a result of the  large-scale operations by Myanmer army in Rakhine State, Myanmar, resulting in widespread violence and since this large-scale outbreak of violence, over 738,000 Rohingya refugees, 55% children, have crossed the border into Bangladesh to find safety. Combined with the pre-existing Rohingya refugees in the country, the total refugee population that remains displaced (in formal and informal camps around Cox’s Bazar) amounts to approximately 907,199 (52% women and girls). The concentration of refugees in Cox’s Bazar is amongst the densest in the world and refugees are living in camps and settlements that are highly vulnerable to cyclones, rain and fire.

Plan International Bangladesh’s education in emergencies programme is aligned with the education objectives of the 2019 Joint Response Plan (JRP) aimed at improving equitable access, the quality of teaching and learning and increasing community participation and engagement in education. Plan is actively participating in and contributing to the JRP process in 2019. The proposed action under “Cox’s Bazar Education Support Programme” is in line with the priorities and objectives of the 2019 JRP, specifically objective 3: Increase refugee and host community participation and engagement in the education of children and youth.

The purpose of this assignment is to develop and adapt context specific gender and crisis sensitive education planning, management and coordination guidebook and training packages for education planners, managers and officials from the camps and host communities, including teachers, heads of education institutes and community leaders. To develop the  guidebook and training packages a consultant/consulting firm will be engaged on behalf of Plan International Bangladesh as per this Terms of Reference (TOR).

Submission of Proposal

Interested consultant/consulting firms are requested to submit a technical and a financial proposal through email at Planbd.consultant.hiring@plan-international.org with a cover letter addressing the Operation Manager, Cox’s Bazar Project Office, Plan International Bangladesh. The deadline of proposal submission is the 15th May 2019.

Terms of Reference (TOR)

Terms of Reference (TOR) can be downloaded from this link. For any clarification related with project and research please contact Md.Shahidul Islam: shahidul.islam@plan-international.org