• Call for Consultants: Education / Monitoring and Evaluation

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington DC- Headquarters
    Posted Date 1 year ago(10/27/2017 9:58 AM)
    Job ID
    2017-1207
    # of Openings
    12
    Job Area
    Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL)
    Clearance Level
    Not applicable
    Expiration Date
    3/31/2018
    Type
    Consultant
  • About Us

    Since 2001, Dexis has provided innovative management solutions for a secure and prosperous world.   In the last three years alone, Dexis has worked in 90 countries supporting critical missions of agencies in the global development and security assistance space.  With triple digit growth in recent years, Dexis was ranked in the top 10 consulting firms by funding at the US Agency for International Development in FY16 and FY17.  Dexis was also among the highest rated employers on Glassdoor, where many of its 250-plus employees cited a people-centered leadership and culture as the main drivers to its success.  

     

    Dexis is seeking Consultants to support work on The Research for Effective Education Programming (REEP) – Africa contract. This project aims to generate Africa regional and country specific education data, analysis, and research, and to disseminate this knowledge through trainings and other appropriate forums. The primary objective of REEP-Africa is to provide the USAID Africa Bureau and Mission offices, as well as partner organizations, with evidence to assist in the prioritization of needs and inform sound education investments. In addition, REEP- Africa contributes to the capacity development of education personnel and partners by enhancing the use of research in decision-making, mainstreaming the application of feedback-loops and lessons learned into project design and implementation, and expanding the evidence and knowledge base on education initiatives.

    Responsibilities

    Assignments may include:

    • Designing and executing evaluation activities
    • Conducting research in the field of international education
    • Developing training modules and courses
    • Assessing and analyzing research, and conducting desk literature reviews
    • Data collection, analysis and compilation
    • Presenting and/or disseminating results to wide audience, including high level forums
    • Conducting regular briefings with client

    Qualifications

     Dexis is seeking consultants with expertise in the following areas:

    • Monitoring and evaluation of education related projects
    • Conducting research in the field of international education
    • Early grade reading and literacy outcomes and approaches
    • Language of instruction policies, reading program approaches and student reading outcomes
    • Early Grade Reading Assessments (EGRAs) and related analysis
    • USAID education programs
    • Teachers and teacher training models
    • Developing training modules and courses
    • Drafting and contributing to high-quality reports
    • Assessing and analyzing research, and conducting desk literature reviews
    • Data collection, analysis and compilation
    • International education and international development data sets

     

    Dexis is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era veteran of the US Armed Forces.

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