Comundo est la plus grande organisation suisse de coopération par l'échange de personnes. Avec une centaine de professionnelles qualifiées dans sept pays du Sud, elle renforce des organisations engagées localement en opérant un échange de compétences. Active dans l'éducation et la formation, la sécurité alimentaire, la défense des droits humains et la lutte contre le changement climatique, Comundo s'engage également à sensibiliser la société en Suisse en vue d'atteindre un monde plus juste. Elle est présente en Suisse avec des Bureaux à Lucerne, Fribourg et Bellinzone.
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The education sector in Kilifi County faces many challenges. The literacy rate is only 66%, there are a limited number of public schools and the quality of learning in these schools is very low. In particular poor families send their children to public schools because they are the cheapest.
Education (SDG 4) is one of our partner organisation Elimu's main pillars of intervention. Elimu acts as a hub from which projects are coordinated and implemented, creating relationships, partnerships, and collaborations to provide a productive environment for learners. In 2018, Elimu adopted Kolibri, an open-source educational e-learning platform, to provide offline access to a wide range of high-quality, openly licensed educational resources in resource-poor contexts such as rural schools. Elimu aims to further expand its education program in the region, with a focus on Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL).
Your activities / tasks
As a Comundo co-worker, you will be part of Comundo's country programme in Kenya. You contribute in strengthening Elimu's education department. Specifically, you will support Elimu to improve access to and quality of education in public primary and secondary schools through the use of the Kolibri platform and other TEL related interventions. You will assist Elimu to expand their education program and support teachers to enhance their knowledge in using TEL in their classrooms. Among others you will:
Before submitting a written application, we recommend that you contact Comundo and attend an information event in your region. This will provide you with more detailed information about the application procedure, the working conditions, the working culture and benefits. You will find the respective dates as well as more information on our website: www.comundo.org
Job type: Staff (Permanent and Fixed Term)
Duration: 2 - 3 years
Macro-area: Sub-Saharan Africa
Level of experience: Professional, 3 to 5 years
Area of work: Education, Learning and Training
Type of organisation: NGOs