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MIPE Final Review Consultant

A disability activist in Bangladesh

MIPE Final Review Consultant.

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For over 35 years ADD International has been supporting some of the world’s most remarkable disability activists working on the frontline of discrimination. We give them and their organisations the tools and resources to build powerful movements for change; and we make sure their voices are heard by global leaders and people with the power to make real change.

In conjunction with others ADD International is currently implementing a 4-year project - Modelling Inclusive Pre-primary Education (MIPE) - which focuses on providing an opportunity for young children with disabilities to access inclusive, safe and appropriate pre-primary education across four districts.

The purpose of the final evaluation of the MIPE programme is for both accountability and learning – not only evidencing what has happened within the project, but also exploring how and why change has come about. The evaluation should, therefore:

  • Assess and learn from the project achievements and challenges encountered during implementation.
  • Identify key points of learning; and
  • Provide recommendations that can be applied to future inclusive education programming in the country but also across ADD International country programmes.

The focus of the evaluation should be not so much on evidencing what has happened within the project, as on how and why change has come about.  

Key details

Location: Tanzania

Contract: Consultancy opportunity, maximum 22 days

Disabled candidates are particularly encouraged to apply and as a ‘disability confident employer’ ADD guarantees to interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria. 

Role Context

The consultant or team of consultants is expected to:

  • Hold a Master’s degree and have extensive experience in conducting evaluations (preferably for inclusive education projects) with a proven record in delivering professional results. Examples of previous work to be provided.
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of the disability sector and Inclusive education.
  • Be fluent in English and able to communicate verbally and in writing.  Using Swahili for community-level interviews will be essential.
  • Have a relevant technical qualification in inclusive education or equivalent work experience in education or social sciences.
  • Experience of and commitment to safeguarding policy and practices related to children and vulnerable adults.
  • Be fully acquainted with project lifecycle management.
  • Provide their own laptop, phone, and equipment for the assignment.

For further information please see the Terms of Reference.

How to Apply

Tenders will need to include (4 pages of A4 max.): 

  • Experience in this area; 
  • A description of the suggested approach and methodology; 
  • Team composition, roles, and responsibilities;
  • Your approach to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults; logistical and management planning; quality control by supervisors; data cleaning and editing before any analysis; 
  • The name and contact details of two independent referees. 

Annexes should include: 

  • A budget for the work including figures for fee rates, expenses, and VAT where applicable; 
  • CVs of relevant team members (max. 2 pages per person); 
  • A breakdown of the expected allocation of days, including key milestones and accompanying timeline; 
  • Two examples of relevant, previous work by the applicant (ideally of a comparable nature/scale). 

Tenders must be submitted by 9am (East Africa Time time) on Monday 17 of May to info@add-tanzania.org with the subject “MIPE Final Evaluation”. Any applications received after this time will not be considered. 

Incomplete applications will not be accepted. We are unfortunately only able to reply to those shortlisted.