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Review of Primary, Secondary and Teacher’s Curriculum on the Human Rights Education Aligning it with the New Constitution

Call for Expression of Interest for the Review of Primary, Secondary and Teacher’s Curriculum on the Human Rights Education Aligning it with the New Constitution

The Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) is a national NGO with the mission to promote, protect and enhance the enjoyment of all human rights by all individuals and groups. The KHRC intends to award a consultancy to a highly competent, qualified and experienced person, for the review of primary school, secondary school ant teachers’ curriculum.

Purpose of the review

The review aim is to identify, analyze and document the content gaps in the primary, secondary and the teachers’ curriculums especially areas of human rights not updated to align with the new constitution.

The review is intended to identify opportunities to incorporate new content necessitated by the new constitution into the existing curriculum and syllabi; identify teachers’ capacity to teach on the new constitution and propose the incorporation of the new areas of knowledge and skills within the teacher training curriculum at tertiary institutions.

Lastly propose ways of ensuring that the young generation internalizes a culture of rights protection as well as respect and responsibility which enables them to engage age–appropriate education monitoring of the new constitution.

Primary Tasks
  1. Carry out desk review; develop a counter proposal with focus on the targeted nomenclature, in consultation with the KHRC;
  2. Present the counter proposal to KHRC for inputs and approval by 5th Aug 2011;
  3. Carry out desktop research and field based interviews as specified and agreed on within the approved proposal;
  4. Submit the first draft report to KHRC for review by 16th September 2011;
  5. Incorporate the KHRC comments by 23rd September 2011;
  6. Attend and present the revised report during a stakeholders validation meeting organized by KHRC in the last week of September 2011;
  7. Undertake the final editing of the report to include the inputs from the validation meeting with key stakeholders;
  8. Submit the final report with appropriate KHRC corporate branding by 7thth October 2011.
Competencies Required
  • Vast knowledge, experience and track record of support for human rights protection among children.
  • Knowledge, skills and proven experience in education planning, curriculum development and review
  • Demonstrated research and analytical skills;
  • Demonstrated writing and communication skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively with local communities (and all stakeholders included) and as part of a technical team
  • Proven track record to deliver on time or meet deadlines
KHRC therefore invites expression of interest accompanied by a detailed profile from interested individuals/firms stating their capability, proposed work-plan and contacts of three referees.

Expression of Interest must be submitted no later than 1700hours on 5th Aug 2011 by email to tnyambura@khrc.or.ke

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