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Consultant/ Service Contract for Final Evaluation Team of Migrant Adolescence and Youth Voices and Actions : Claiming Their Rights to SRH


Organization : Plan International Thailand
Type : Nonprofits / องค์กรไม่แสวงหาผลกำไร
Date : 12 Jan 2018
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Deadline : 28 / January / 2018






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Consultant/ Service Contract for Final Evaluation Team of Migrant Adolescence and Youth Voices and Actions : Claiming Their Rights to SRH



Background and Objectives


The Migrant Adolescent and Youth Voices and Actions: Claiming Their Rights to SRHR is a 3.5 year project implementing during January 2015 – June 2018. This project has worked further to build on the achievements of the previously called, “Story of Love” project which reached adolescent migrants in communities where migrants can access information and seek advice on SRHR, health care, and other services.


The present project (2015-2018) builds on the lesson learned from previous project while continuing to strengthen the capacity of local CSOs in right-based programming and advocacy related to migrant SRHR, where part of focus is also to increase accountability of the local government. The difference from the previous project includes using youth leaders as peer to peer education, increasing knowledge of parents on SRHR and increasing access of migrant schools adolescent and young students for SRHR in learning centres.


Goal of the project:

To empower migrant adolescents and youth to claim their rights including making decision on their SRHR suitable to their informed choices.


Objectives of the project:

To increase the knowledge of adolescents, youth, and youth leaders on SRHR and their capacity to disseminate the knowledge.

To increase ASRHR knowledge and awareness of the community and parents of migrant youth to increase their support on youth’s SRHR.

To increase the support of local government for SRHR initiatives and to create a joint strategy among all stakeholders.

To increase the capacity of CSO partners in providing youth-friendly SRH services, information, and education to migrant adolescents and youth in the community.


Key outcomes and indicators of the project are:

Outcome 1: Migrant adolescents and youth have better SRHR knowledge, attitude and practices (KAP) and become agents of change on ASRHR.


OCI: 1.1 % of adolescent and youth migrants who have better SRHR KAP.

OCI: 1.2 Core group of adolescent and youth migrants are recognized by migrant communities on their work in ASRHR

OCI 1.3 % increased capacity among adolescent and youth leaders to disseminate SRHR knowledge to their peers and in communities.

OCI 1.4 # of calls received related to SRHR during radio programme broadcast.


Outcome 2: Parents and other adult migrant community members support adolescent and youth migrants to learn and claim their ASRHR.

OCI 2.1 % of community members (who are involved in project activities) perceive that SRHR are important to adolescent and youth.

OCI 2.2 % of migrant parents who attend project activities become more open to talk with their child on ASRHR.


Outcome 3: Local government support SRHR for adolescent and youth migrants.

OCI 3.1 Joint strategic plan among all stakeholders is in place to promote SRHR.

OCI 3.2 Increased local government support/cooperation in SRHR initiatives.


Outcome 4: Local CSO partners, including learning centers, are delivering SRH counselling, and information to youth, are providing condoms and refer to SRH services.

OCI 4.1 SOP at DICs standardized and implemented, including clear referral procedures.

OCI 4.2 # of staff at DICs are providing SRH service by applying SRH knowledge received, SOP, and condom distribution.

OCI 4.3 # of learning centers using SRH curriculum.

OCI 4.4 Increased SRHR knowledge among teachers and capacity to disseminate the knowledge.

OCI 4.5 % students improved their knowledge, attitudes and practices related to SRHR.

OCI 4.6 % students improved their knowledge, attitudes and practices related to SRHR (aggregated by gender and age)


Target groups:


Migrant adolescents/youth: - The project will target migrants aged 10-19 (adolescent group), and 20-25 (youth group) in communities and workplaces in MaeSot, Phob Phra, and Mae Ramad districts of Tak Province.


Objective of the final evaluation:

Consultant(s) have to follow Plan’s Research Ethics, and Evaluation Standards Requirements which are attached for information.

This TOR aims to recruit external consultant(s) to conduct the final evaluation of the project’s implementation in 3 districts which are MaeSot, Prob Pra, and Mae Ramad in Tak province to assess project implementation against project objectives and the project’s results framework – activities, outputs, outcomes, and impact related to indicators. In addition, the evaluation is expected to demonstrate the project’s achievements, challenges, lessons learned, and sustainability of the implementation of the project. Further, the major factors which influenced the achievement or non-achievement of sustainability of the project are also to be identified. Additionally, any recommendations to be considered for future programming to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of similar future programs are appreciated.


Scope of the evaluation:


Evaluation needs to answer key questions as follows:

Project implementation

What are the achievements of the implementation of the project: strengths to build on and weaknesses to strengthen in all outcomes.

What are the significant improvement aspects for Migrants adolescents/Youth (as right based holders for SRHR) as well as the overall strengthening of CSO partners? Any cross-border civil society strengthening aspects?

What are the successful activities/best practices to increase ASRHR or other knowledge and awareness?

Any lessons learned?

Project management and support

What has been the status/situation of technical, operational and management capacity in partner CSO and Plan International regarding discrimination based on SRHR?


Quality of performance, extent of results and learning


What are the key achievements, factors, challenges and lessons learned so far from the project?

Are there any recommendations for future program as how to work with SRHR and Burmese migrants along Thai – Myanmar border and Thai civil society?


How key stakeholders are involved in the evaluation:


Plan Thailand will participate in evaluation design, selection of consultant(s), and identifying and coordinating with key informants.

External consultant(s) will finalize study design, develop study tools and materials, collect and analyze data, prepare report, present the results to key stakeholders, and submit a final report to Plan Thailand.

CSO members and other key stakeholders i.e. staff in the district hospital, in Provincial Public Health Office, etc. will participate as key informants and act as information resources.


Method of Study:


The study will adopted Qualitative & Quantitative research methodology, and Mixed Methodology, including key informant/in-depth interviews, focus group discussions in a participatory approach. Desk research and documentary review are also utilized as key methods for the study.


Consultant Selection Criteria:
The selection criteria of consultant(s) will emphasis on “method of study,” and “background/experience” of consultant(s).


The minimum qualifications and experiences required for the consultants are:

Proven research background in area of Public Health, SRHR, and HIV/AIDS

Familiarity with conducting research on migrant issue along Thai-Myanmar in Thailand

Excellent proven documentation and qualitative data analysis skills

Relevant post graduate background and experience in working with Burmese migrants along Thai-Myanmar border will be an advantage

Ability to meet deadline.




Final report will include

Standard cover sheet

Acknowledgement (if applicable)

Executive summary

Background and objectives, research methodology, scope of the evaluation, limitations of the study;

Program descriptive (where available)

Findings: project relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, results (outcome/impact) and sustainability of project activities, and lessons learned

Conclusions and Programmatic recommendations

Annexes: TOR, list of people interviewed, list of documents reviewed etc.


Budget and timeframe


Budget will be proposed by external consultant(s) and the final report will be submitted to Plan Thailand by 25 May 2018.


Roles and responsibilities of each party will be as follows:



By date

Responsible person(s)

Develop ToR


31 December 2017

Plan International Thailand (PT) and Plan International Sweden (SNO)

Application development

January 2018

External consultant, reviewed by PT and SNO

Selection of external consultant

5 February 2018


Research tool development based on application/methodological approach approved

15 February 2018

External consultant, reviewed by PT and SNO

Identify sources of information and key informants

15-20 February 2018

External consultant, project staff, PT

Coordinate with respondents and key informants

20-25 February 2018

External consultant, project staff, PT

Data collection both primary and secondary

25 February – 15 April 2018

External consultants with a support from project staff

Data processing/analysis/preliminary report

15 April – 30 April 2018

External consultant

Presentation of preliminary findings

1 May 2018

External consultant

Participatory analysis

5 May 2018

External consultant

1st draft report for review in Plan Int.

10 May 2018

External consultant

Submission back to consultant: 1 draft

25 May 2018

Plan International (PT)

Final report

1 June 2018

External consultant

Report dissemination

15 June 2018



Request for Proposal


Plan International Thailand Country Office is looking for research consultant(s) who will be able to deliver the information as identified in Section II & III.


How to apply?


Submit a research proposal based on the TOR, consisting of study design and scope of the study, methodology, tools to use, implementation plan, budget, and timeframe by 28 January 2018 to :


Khun Hiranya Chantapong


Plan International Thailand

14th Floor, 253 Asoke Building, Sukhumvit21

Klongtoey Nue, Watana, Bangkok 10110



The consultant will provide the final evaluation report in English consisting of details stated in section III and IV.





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