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Technical Consultant for Disability Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction (DiDRR) Component of the Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Comprehensive School Safety (CSS) Project in the Deep South of Thailand (Re-announcement)

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Organization : Save the Children International
Type : Nonprofits / องค์กรไม่แสวงหาผลกำไร
Date : 22 Aug 2017
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Deadline : 5 / September / 2017

Terms of Reference 

Technical Consultant for Disability Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction (DiDRR) Component

of the Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Comprehensive School Safety (CSS) Project

in the Deep South of Thailand

Background

Save the Children in Thailand, in collaboration with local partner - Luuk Rieng, is implementing a Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) project called “DRR and Comprehensive School Safety (CSS) in the Deep South of Thailand (The Alert Little Tun)”, funded by USAID/OFDA (Office of US Foreign Disaster Assistance). This project aims 1) to improve the knowledge and skills of schools and local communities in disaster risk reduction (DRR), in the southern border provinces of Thailand and, 2) to integrate lessons learned into national policy through the Comprehensive School Safety program. The project commenced on 1st March 2016 and the 2nd phase of this projet will be implemented in Nakhon Sri Thammarat, Yala, Pattani and Narathiwat for 18 months.

As a key innovation designed to influence local, national and regional approaches to DRR education, the project will work together with disability inclusive DRR experts, as well as with the staff and students of the Yala Inclusive Education Center, in order to develop, design and pilot a Disability inclusive DRR (DiDRR) education program specifically targeted at children with disabilities. The experience gained by Save the Children in this project will be shared with partners in the Thailand Safe Schools Network in order to move forward towards a truly disability inclusive DRR training package for all schools in Thailand.

Purpose of Consultancy

Building on the rich experience of Save the Children Thailand on child-centered disaster risk reduction (CCDRR) and Comprehensive School Safety (CSS), a consultant is sought to provide technical expertise in developing and leading disability-inclusive disaster risk reduction strategies for the project, “DRR and CSS in the Deep South of Thailand (The Alert Little Tun).” This consultancy expects to guide the project implementation team and partners in undertaking DiDRR initiative with partner schools through the development of a project DiDRR framework and guideline and the implementation of  DiDRR capacity building workshop for staff, partners and target schools.

Scope of Consultancy

In close coordination and consultation with the Project Implementation team, the consultant is expected to undertake the following main tasks:

  1. Design and lead the facilitation of 5 workshops on DiDRR Orientation/Training/ Capacity Building Workshop for implementing partners and targeted schools to provide deeper understanding of risk and how they are intensified for at-risk groups such as children with disability, to introduce different DiDRR models and practical tools as well as to familiarize the team and partners with disability etiquette and language;
  2. Provide technical guidance and develop the guideline for ensuring the project implementation and partners have clearly understanding on DiDRR and can  expand the knowledge and utilization to targeted schools
  3. Develop appropriate Disabilities & Child- Friendly Learning Materials / Learning Modules and Guideline for various types of disabilities and testing in the piloted schools (such as blindness schools, physical disorders, etc.)

In undertaking the above tasks, the consultant is also expected to accomplish the following:

  1. Regularly discuss and report to the Senior Child Safety and DRR Specialist, Phang Nga DRR Project Coordinator, and / or Senior Field Coordinator on the developments or any concerns related to the above tasks or the overall consultancy work;
  2. Consult with the project implementation team for information validation or prior direct coordination with partners or target schools for the implementation of activities.

Expected Deliverable Outputs and Milestones

                                       Deliverable Outputs

             Timeframe

1.      DiDRR Guideline  for ensuring the project implementation both staff and partners have clearly understanding on Disabilities Inclusive Approach the “DRR & CSS in the Deep South of Thailand”

 Sep 2017

2.    Session Design and Agenda for a DiDRR Orientation and Capacity Building Workshop

Sep 2017 – Dec  2017

3.     Lead Facilitation of the DiDRR Orientation/Training and Capacity Building Workshop for special education schools and centers

Sep 2017 – Jan  2018

4.      Provision guidance on DiDRR              in order to develop Alert Little Tun Cartoon Books and other appropriate IEC Learning Materials for different types of disabilities

Sep 2017 – June 2018

Period of Engagement

The consultancy service period is from   1st Sep 2017 to 31st June 2018

Qualifications and Profile

Management of Consultancy

The consultant will be directly reporting and be accountable to DRR Project Coordinator – PNG & DRR Specialist, will approve all outputs or documents developed by the consultant, related to the consultancy engagement.

Consultancy Budget

The consultant is requested to submit the proposal, work plan and detailed budget with their application letter. The financial competitiveness of the fee will be considered in the selection process.

 

Submissions for the consultancy

The submission must address the terms of reference and include:

 

Close date for submissions: 05 September 2017

Submissions should be addressed to: hr.thailand@savethechildren.org

Please indicate in the subject as “Apply for Technical Consultant for DiDRR/ DRR/CSS Project in the Deep South of Thailand_(Name of candidate)”

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

“We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.”

 

Contact : hr.thailand@savethechildren.org