Terms of Reference and Scope of Services
Needs Assessment Consultant
The Arab American University-Jenin has received a Grant from the Quality Improvement Fund (QIF) – Ministry of Education and Higher Education and funded by the World Bank for the project entitled: “Mathematics Education Pre-service Teacher Education Development”. The Grant aims at developing the Bachelor of Education Program, major in Teaching Math to the upper basic level (grades 5-10), and the secondary level (grades 11-12), in the three consortium member universities: Arab American university, Al Quds university, and the Islamic University in Gaza to better comply with the requirements of the Teacher Education Strategy.
The Arab American University- Jenin is considering the selection of highly qualified consultant to identify training needs of up to 40 faculty members that offer mathematics education and mathematics courses at Palestinian Tertiary Education Institutions (TEIs) under the supervision of the Project Director and the Project Steering Committee. In identifying the training needs, a special attention should be given to the requirements of section 2.3 of the Teacher Education Strategy and in particular to the standards that constrain the curriculum for teacher education programs identified in section 2.32 and the methods of teaching and learning at teacher education programs identified in section 2.33.
Main Tasks and Responsibilities
The consultant will be responsible for the following tasks:
Qualifications & Skills:
Arab American University Jenin seeks a consultant with the minimum following qualifications:
Expected Outputs and Reporting/Deliverables
1. An inception report including a detailed work plan for conducting the training needs assessment for the mathematics faculty members at Palestinian TEIs.
2. Midterm report identifying data analysis and priorities of the training strategies.
3. Final Report upon completion of all tasks including specific conclusions& recommendations.
Time Frame: The duration of the assignment is 6 weeks.
Contract Type: Lump Sum contract