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The purpose of the Education Support Initiative is to recruit, hire and maintain technical, professional, operational, and support staff that supply services to the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Education Office and education sector. It includes full-time positions as well as short- and medium-term consultants.
Through Dexis Consulting Group, the USAID Office of Education is seeking a short-term Soft Skills Development Instructional Design Consultant to support the development of a Soft Skills Module for the USAID E3/Education Office.
USAID is seeking to build the capacity of USAID staff to develop and implement comprehensive soft-skills development practices at all levels of activity design in order to ensure that youth gain the skills they need to lead productive lives, gain employment, and positively contribute to society. USAID is currently seeking expertise in designing and producing content for a suite of learning opportunities on youth soft-skills development for USAID staff. This suite of learning opportunities will cover definitions, approaches, program models, frameworks, measurement, and tools that can be used for practical application in the design of youth programming to promote successful and meaningful development of soft-skills. The content and materials will leverage and build on existing materials, such as the YouthPower Soft Skills for Positive Youth Development, Guiding Principles to Foster Soft Skills Among Adolescents, and other materials. The final products will integrate gender and inclusion considerations throughout. It will also take into consideration the meaningful differences that exist among youth of different backgrounds and demographics. These distinctions may include gender, age, urban/rural distinctions, education, and relative levels of vulnerability and marginalization. The learning opportunities for USAID staff should include relevant examples of youth in both formal and informal education and training and include content that is applicable for youth programming in secondary, out-of-school, and higher education settings.
The suite of learning opportunities will include:
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