(ToR) for Conducting a Study on the Implementation of IE & SNE Policy towards the Education of Leaners with visual Impairment Job at Rwanda Union of the Blind (RUB)

Vacancy title:
(ToR) for Conducting a Study on the Implementation of IE & SNE Policy towards the Education of Leaners with visual Impairment

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Manufacturing , Category: Admin & Office ]

Jobs at:

Rwanda Union of the Blind (RUB)

Deadline of this Job:
21 September 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, September 17, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

The assignment should result in a comprehensive report of high analytical quality, which will enable RUB and NUDOR to obtain a clear overview of the current status of implementation of the IE & SNE Policy, in particular as regards inclusion of children with visual impairment. The report should as a minimum comprise the following elements, based on desk review and collected data:

Roles and responsibilities
• An analysis of the extent to which the adoption of the IE & SNE Policy is translating into concrete measures to include children with disabilities, and children with visual impairment in particular, at district/school level;
• An analysis of the extent to which children with visual impairment are actually benefitting from any inclusive measures taken following the adoption of the IE & SNE Policy;
• An analysis of challenges, barriers, and good practices, from the time the policy was adopted to date;
• A list of recommendations and strategic pathways for the quality and inclusive education for persons with visual impairment in Rwanda.
• Linkage of the proposed recommendations with the rights of learners with visual impairment as stated in available policies/ conventions such as UNCRPD, Disability Law, the Marrakesh Treaty, etc.
• Methodology and output
• The study shall comprise but not necessarily be limited to the following:
• Desk review of relevant policies and studies (list to be provided by RUB)
• Interviews or focus group discussions with school management, teachers, and children/relatives of children with visual impairment at 3 inclusive and 2 special schools admitting learners with visual impairment
• Interviews with 5 districts where the schools for the blind are located (here the study will mainly focus on the authorities/officials in the education sector)
• Interviews with management, staff, and visually impaired trainees at 1 vocational training centres
• Interviews with key staff and educational authorities.
• Deliverables
• Inception report detailing the work plan, methodology, and table of content, time line, list of stakeholders / documents to be consulted, including question guides aimed at the various identified stakeholders.
• Draft report of the assignment for RUB and DAB to comment and input.
• Final reports, both soft and hard copies. The report should be written in English
• Time frame
• The full assignment is expected to be carried out for a period of 20 days, which will include the following steps: desk review of relevant documentation; drafting and presentation of inception report; data collection and data analysis; presentation of first draft to the Executive Director of RUB; validation workshop; and presentation of the final report.
• RUB will facilitate the selected candidate with some of the needed documents and other technical or logistical assistance.

Academic requirements
• The interested candidate must have at least a Master’ degree in law, education, planning, or other relevant fields.
• At least 5 years of experience in police analysis, monitoring, evaluation, and program-related work.
• A clear understanding of what is needed to result in full inclusion of learners with visual impairment in the education system.
• Ability to communicate in English and Kinyarwanda both oral and written.
• Experience of working with persons with disabilities, especially those with visual impairment.
• Knowledge of disability issues, including the legal framework, will be will be a clear advantage.
• Evidence of having undertaken similar assignments.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


Job application procedure

Application Process
• Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications, which should include the following:
• Detailed Curriculum Vitae
• Academic qualification certificates
• Past experience certificates
• Technical proposal for implementation, including time schedule for the assignment
• Examples of previous work, i.e. conducted studies or evaluations
• Application letter addressed to RUB Executive Director.
• Sealed in envelop hard copies should be submitted to the RUB office located on Poids Lourd Road at Kinamba just few meters from the bridge, not later than 21st September, 2021 at 16hrs.

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Job Info
Job Category: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 21 September 2021
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 17-09-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 17-09-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 17-09-2065
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