Consultant to Improve Content Quality of Current Learning Technology Innovation Skills to Succeed Project

Save the Children’s vision is a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Save the Children started our work in Vietnam in 1990, and implements programs in the key thematic areas: Education, Health and Nutrition, Child Protection, Child Rights and Governance, Child Poverty, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Emergency Response. At present, Vietnam Country Office has programs in 20 out of 63 provinces in Vietnam.

Save the Children in Vietnam continues to develop innovative programming that reflects the overall strategic goal of measurably improving the survival, health, protection and development of Vietnam’s poorest children by strengthening the capacity of women and children, caring adults, communities and partner organizations.

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We are looking for a Vietnamese national for:

Vacancy: Consultant to improve content quality of current learning technology innovation Skills to Succeed Project
Location: Ho Chi Minh

I. Consultant’s responsibilities:

The consultant is responsible for:

Reviewing and revising BecaXR app for:

  • Revision of content of the career exploration component in four workplaces of Hospitality, Mechanics, Sales and Production.
  • Rewrite of dialogue scripts in public speaking and job interviews.

II. Scope and Tasks:

The consultant is expected to perform the following tasks:

  • Work with the project team to develop and agree on a detailed work plan, timeline, deliverables and expectations on quality of the final products.
  • Study and review the materials provided by project team to understand the operation of the BecaXR app, the module design and expected learning outcomes.
  • Work with the project team to finalise the improvement plan for the application, specifically:
    • Revise the content of questions, quizzes, information cards for the 4 modules of the Career Explorer (Hospitality, Mechanics, Sales, Textiles). The content should be on the employability skills needed to succeed in these industries, so consultant is expected to contact related business to get this information.
    • Revise the scripts for 2 interactive modules, Interview and Public Speaking. The consultant should prepare scrips for 2 -3 videos with public speaking and job interviewing scenarios for users to practice. Each video will be around 1 minute, with 2 – 3 actors/actresses discussing job opportunities, participating in meeting with colleagues, and interviewing for a job opening.
  • Coordinate with the project team and app developer to ensure the app content is produced and updated according to the improvement plan mentioned above.
  • After the test-version is released, review the app content for any spelling mistakes, wording errors.
  • Comply with Save the Children’s Child Safeguarding Policy, Data protection and Privacy Policies.

III. Key Deliverables

  • List of spelling mistakes and wording issues in all modules of existing BecaXR app (career exploration module, informal and formal interview module, public speaking module).
  • List of added information, resources for Career Exploration of 4 workplaces in the BecaXR app (at least 1 quiz and 6 – 8 information cards per workplace)
  • Revised scripts of dialogues for Interview and Public speaking component in the BecaXR app.

IV. Main competencies required

The project team is looking for a consultant with expertise and experience in developing lessons with interactive exercises and illustrative animations/scenarios for online learning/learning application.

  • Have adequate experience in lesson/curriculum design and a good understanding of the online learning format as well as learning application on smartphones (interactions, time, and student behaviours, etc.)
  • Well-versed and resourceful with employability skills, soft-skills training materials.
  • Bachelor degree or higher major in pedagogy and/or at least 4 year-teaching/ consulting experience, preferably in the field of life skills/soft skills/employability skills training.
  • Experience developing online courses and lessons for learning application is desirable.
  • Experience working with INGO in a youth employment project is a plus.

Application package:

Interested consultant(s) should send their profile to Save the Children International in Vietnam via [email protected]. The profile should include include CVs and Application form

The closing date for application is 5pm on 19 th August, 2020. Applications will be treated in confidence. Due to the volume of applications we receive, only short-listed candidates will be contacted and CVs cannot be returned.

Save the Children is an equal opportunities employer. Our selection processes reflect our commitment to the protection of children from abuse, and our people are as diverse as the challenge we face. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of age, disability, HIV/AIDS status, race, national origin, religion, or sexual orientation.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Save the Children
Ho Chi Minh
Application Deadline: 
Wed, 2020-08-19