WWF and SCI will support the Department of Basic Education (DBE) and the Environmental Conservation Department (ECD) to develop an Environment Action Club Kit (large eco-boxes) of curriculum, tools, and material that will be used in weekly activities. Using the established platform of regular monitoring and cluster activities conducted by Township Education Offices, Assistant Township Education Officers, Cluster Heads, and Mentor Teachers will lead peer learning activities for teachers and parents facilitating the Environmental Action Clubs. Schools will also participate in an Environment Action Club Awards ceremony, with an external panel evaluating the projects annually.Duration: 35 days, during mid-August and November 2019Location of assignment: Yangon, Myanmar, with short trips to Nay Pyi Taw and 4-6 townships across Magway Region and Kayah State2. Pilot Project Goal and Location:The programme has the following goal and expected outcomes:A. Children increase their knowledge, values and skills needed to conserve and improve their school and community environmentB. Communities and duty bearers have increased knowledge about environmental issues via promoted behavioural changes from the children communityC. The children and youth environment action clubs are taking actions in their community through awareness raising activities and mobilising community actions and are advocating local duty bearers for environmentally sustainable solutions and behaviour.The project will be implemented in Magway Region and Kayah State.Consultancy Deliverables, Inputs and Timeline: Development of curriculum Development and Distribution of Eco-Boxes Validation Workshop and Finalization in Nay Pyi Taw Training of Master Trainers
Selection criteriaEssential areas of expertise:a) Graduate degree in relevant environmental discipline. An additional degree in education isan assetb) Understanding of environmental issues in Myanmarc) Experience in project-based learning is an assetd) Experience with environmental education/training (in Myanmar is an asset)d) Familiarity with frameworks and sensitivities related to gender issuese) Experience with school curriculum development is an assetf) Experienced trainer of trainers or adultsg) Network in environmental training in Myanmarh) Familiarity with national primary and/or secondary school setting in Myanmari) Myanmar national with fluent English language.The detailed job description is at http://www.wwf.org.mm/en/myanmar_career_page/Closing Date: 15 July 2019 (Monday)
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- Possibility for job training
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WWF’s Secretariat based in Gland, Switzerland and operating with over 5,000 staff worldwide. It is the world largest conservation organization with over 5 million supporters worldwide, working in more than 100 countries,supporting around 1,300 conservation and environmental projects.The groups mission is "to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future inwhich humans live in harmony with nature.” Currently, much of its work focuses on the conservation of three biomes that contain most of the world's biodiversity: oceans and coasts, forests, and freshwater ecosystems.Among other issues, it is also concerned with endangered species, pollution and climate change.Expanding WWF- Greater Mekong to Myanmar, WWF- Greater Mekong has built an extraordinary network of partners – local communities, the private sector, and governments – all working together to find solutions to conserve the region’s biodiversity and build a secure and sustainable future for its people, ecosystems and wildlife. WWF- Greater Mekong consists of a regional team and country offices in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar,Thailand and Vietnam.