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(Action Research Consultant)
Palestine Technical College-Aroub has received a grant from the Quality Improvement Fund (QIF) - Education to Work Transition Project - Ministry of Education and Higher Education and funded by the World Bank for the project entitled: Developing Media Technology Center of Competence at PTCA Depending on Local Market Needs and TVET Skills. This project aims to to improve media technology employability and fill the gap between media technology graduates’ skills and media industry and local market needs. Accordingly, (Palestine Technical College-Arroub) seeks the selection and employment of (Action Research Consultant).
Main Tasks and Responsibilities
The Action Research Consultant will be responsible for the following tasks:
-Design a training manual to train media technology faculty and expected participants from media industry to apply action research and reflective practice in their media technology trainings. 2.Conduct training workshop for faculty and media industry to help them utilize action research in linking their trainings with local market needs
-Provide mentorship and constructive feedback for faculty during an implantation phase of this training.
-Suggest intervention methods to help faculty integrate action research as a tool to match media industry needs.
-Final Comprehensive Report documenting the whole process including but not limited to: final training plan, lessons learned and recommendations to support faculty implement gained skills.
-Training manual with all required materials needed to utilize this manual.
-Intervention methods to support faculty and media industry participants apply gained skills in media trainings.
Essential Required Qualifications:
-A PhD degree from an accredited university in Education, social science or any other related field.
-At least 5 years experience in a higher education institution.
-Well documented knowledge of action research.
-A proficient knowledge in the TVET field.
-Excellent reporting and formal writing skills in both English and Arabic.
Contract Type:Lump Sum
Contract. Level of Effort: 50training hours,
No of Expected participants: 16 persons
Time frame: 80 days
How To Apply:
Interested & qualified individual consultant/s are encouraged to send a PDF version of the CV and Cover Letter to the following email:
indicating the title Action Research Consultant - in the Subject line, no later than Wednesday December 27,2017