The Tools and Material Development and Quality Assurance Senior Technical Specialist holds key
The most important aspect of the planning in CBE is related to the location of the CBE classes. The process of location planning in education is called “School Mapping’. It is the dynamic process of identifying logically and systematically the untouched and hard to reach communities and sites where educational facilities provided in the plan are to be located. It requires systematic effort designed to locate educational facilities in such a manner that targeted age groups of the population are able to use facilities to their maximum advantages. A comprehensive system is required at central and provincial level for School mapping which can help us identify school locations for CBE. Such a system has to be maintained, and its data has to be kept updated and validated on regular basis. School mapping system shall also be integrated with central systems of MoE to have a unied system.
The PCO Team Leader is to develop and maintain a network of Provincial Coordination Ocers (PCOs) for CBE program that is responsible to implement, monitor and support Community-based Education (CBE) component of EQRA at provincial level. PCOs will not only be responsible for the successful implementation of the CBE component of the EQRA project but also assist the General Education Departments at the provincial level to strengthen their capacity in ensuring improved delivery of educational services and will also act as facilitators/supporters to other components of the EQRA project that are to be implemented within the jurisdiction of GED like Early Childhood Education (ECE), Coaching and Mentoring, Data quality improvement and teachers’ performance.
Job Summary: The scope of work for the position of head of CBE unit is broad as he/she will be responsible to lead, coordinate and manage not only the CBE component of EQRA, but also other CBE programs supported and funded by other development partners. The CBETU head will design and develop the ToRs of the team, Policies, guidelines, bylaws, SOPs, and working instruction for all CBEs at national and sub national levels. He/she will also develop the capacity of the CBE Unit both at central and provincial level, ensure successful implementation of the CBE classes, coordinate other CBEs and establish a smooth dataow and reporting system that gives accurate, reliable and easy access to CBE related data and reports. The Head of CBE Unit will supervise a huge team of 39 TAs in Kabul and provinces plus coordinate with the other non EQRA off-budget CBE teams at national and sub national levels.
The data analyst will be responsible to extract reports and data, process and work the data to convert it to useful information that will drive the MoE management decision on CBE expansion, transition, handover and implementation strategies. Using data analysis techniques, the CBE Unit will also be able to extract accurate monthly, quarterly and yearly reports and presentations, extract ndings and give recommendations for betterment of the unit activities. The data analysis specialist will work with the other technical team in CBE unit i.e. the system development specialist and Tools and Material Specialist to improve the capacity of provincial staff on data collection, validation, and accuracy and develop monitoring mechanisms that boost the quality education services delivered in provinces through the CBE program.