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The development of technology integration in education in Tanzania started as early as 1980s, when the science and technology policy of Tanzania was developed. This was followed by the formation of Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH) in 1986 and the formation of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education (MSTHE) in 1990. Since 1990s, Tanzania established a good number of training institutions capable of promoting research and development in science, technology and education. In 2003 the first national ICT policy in Tanzania was developed.
In 2007 the first ICT policy for basic education was developed which aimed to promote the acquisition and appropriate use of literary, social, scientific, vocational, technological, professional and other forms of knowledge, skills and understanding for the development and improvement of man and society. The effective use of technology in education as a learning tool (support digital learning) emerged in the late 2007, through 2010. This is the period when the government started to integrate technology for improvement of learning. Currently ICT integration in education is becoming a common thing in most of the schools and also at home.
Despite the achievement reached in electricity and internet connectivity as well as access to ICT devices in the country, there are some few observations that might require some actions as we move forward to introduce and advance the use of digital technology in learning
The main objective of this consultancy is to conduct a mapping of the existing ICT and Digital learning programmes in the country, including the partners that are working on the implementation of such initiatives
The consultant will work directly with Tanzania Institute of Education (TIE), the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MOEST) and Ministry of state – regional administration and local government (PROALG). UNICEF will manage the contract and manage the overall quality of work in collaboration with TIE
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Objectives, purpose & Expected Results
Description of the Assignment
Deliverables and Timetable
Submission of inception report
Draft report on the mapping of existing technology integration and digital learning programmes
Draft report on the available technology integration and digital learning options for rural and urban schools and a costed strategic note for technology integration and digital learning in Tanzania
A comprehensive report on the mapping of technology integration in education and digital learning in Tanzania with technology integration options for rural and urban schools as well as the costed strategic note for investment in technology in Tanzania.
payments will be made upon submission and acceptance of the specified deliverables in the table above under section tasks milestones, AND TIME FRAME. UNICEF reserves the right to withhold all or portion of payment if performance is unsatisfactory, if work/output is incomplete, not delivered or for failure to meet deadlines
The Consultant will work under the supervision of Chief of Education/Education Specialist/Director of TIE
LOGISTIC AND LOCATION
The consultant will be based in Dar es Salaam with possible travel to Five selected regions
Medical Evacuation Coverage:
The consultant will be required to submit the proof of medical/Health Insurance with medical evacuation coverage
Note that the following will be the selection criteria based on the score: Technical proposal (75%) with the the following breakdown: Overall response (10), methodology (30), proposed team and experience(20) and examples of similar plans/strategies and/or materials developed and implemented successfully (15) .Financial proposal with clear stipulation of each activity and costs 25%.
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