About the programme :
PLANE will be DFID Nigeria’s overarching education programme and will be taking over from the programmes in DFID Nigeria’s current education portfolio.
The programme’s proposed impact is more children and young people acquire knowledge and skills that enhance their life chances , and the proposed outcome is more inclusive and effective education systems (will) deliver foundational skills (whereby) state and non -
state basic education providers enable better learning outcomes, including for marginalized groups of children .
Introduction to Role
Output-3 of PLANE aims to improve the management and performance of the non-state sector in delivering basic education to children.
An Education Research Specialist’ is required to generate and share evidence to improve the contribution of the non-state sector in the provision of foundational skills to children.
The expert will conduct evaluations, learning assessments and research studies to inform overall programming under the Output, and test interventions and new approaches to increase the effectiveness of non-
state schools. The expert will be responsible for :
state schools’ management, ability to build students’ foundational skills, inclusivity, and access to finance.
private partnerships in education.
The Education Research Specialist will report to Output 3 Programme Manager.
PLACE OF WORK
The Education Research Specialist will be based in Abuja with frequent nationwide travel.