The overall objective of this assignment is to increase the effectiveness of EU cooperation in the field of education.
The purpose of the assignment is to provide advisory services to DEVCO B4 unit, EU delegations and other relevant stakeholders working on education programmes:
Purpose 1: to contribute to the identification, formulation, monitoring and evaluation of EU cooperation projects and programmes in the field of education in EU partner countries through technical support and ad hoc advice (desk work and field missions)
Purpose 2: Contribute to policy design, most notably in relation to: i) the analysis of key challenges and trends in education, and ii) EU position on key education related fora and global initiatives.
Purpose 3: Support capacity building for HQ and EUD staff in the different domains of education system strengthening through several activities, such as the annual thematic seminar, webinars, ad hoc trainings.
Purpose 4: Enhance the communication, visibility, knowledge sharing and accountability framework of the EU support to education in development, through a wide set of complementary activities in-house and externally, such as for instance infopoint sessions, presence on social media, capacity 4 development, factsheets and publications.
Geographical area to be covered: The main focus of the services will be on DEVCO headquarters and on countries that have adopted education as priority sector for EU development cooperation.
Location: The experts will be allowed to work home based. All experts may also have to visit beneficiary countries in the context of support missions or seminars.