15 April 2022
Deadline for proposals: 22 April 2022UNESCO invites organizations in Kazakhstan to participate in a call for project proposals for Conducting training for parents with vulnerable children to provide psychological and social support in ensuring learning and education throughout life.
The training to be held within a joint UNDP, UNESCO and UN Women project, the “Acceleration of a Digital Social Services Delivery Model to address the needs of the most vulnerable in Kazakhstan”. The project builds upon existing digital tools to deliver a platform capable of rapidly and efficiently collecting, integrating and processing information on the most vulnerable groups in Kazakhstan, to help analyze, target and process support for key groups. UNESCO will build capacity of parents, especially women, who are the main caregivers and have become even more vulnerable in times of emergencies to cope with individual, family and interpersonal hardships, to provide support for families with vulnerable children. This support will focus on building resilience to future crises and addressing personal, mental and other social difficulties in order to ensure continuous learning and growth for children.
UNESCO is looking for organizations that have expertise and experience in the following:
In addition to the abovementioned training topics, special emphasis is to be placed on developing UNESCO’s advocacy through the engagement of a suitable specialist.
The following criteria are mandatory for the entity submitting the proposal:
The following expertise is desirable for the entity submitting the proposal:
Prospective contractors shall propose the composition of a team that will ensure adequate personnel and competencies to carry out and control the quality of the trainings that to be conducted. This will include a designated team leader.
a) Team leader shall have a minimum of 5 years of experience in providing support to parents with children with special needs as well as have an experience and expertise in the area of inclusive education with indication of the projects and working groups engaged in Kazakhstan in the CV;
b) At least 3 trainers in the team to provide trainings on psychological and social, education and legal support respectively for parents with indication of relevant education and experience in their CVs.
More detailed information on the Scope of Work, Timeline and Tasks can be found in ToR-eng.pdf .
How to Apply
Send an expression of interest and information about your organization to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 6:00 p.m. April 22, 2022.
The proposal (free format) with the relevant information on the organization, its experience and proposed workplan for the assignment in PDF format must be provided in English or Russian languages along with the budget breakdown and include your contact information (cell phone, email). The budget can be calculated either in KZT or USD.
For any questions, please contact Meirgul Alpysbayeva, Education Officer at email@example.com