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Individual Consultancy - Vacancy N° EDU/14/011
Technical Assistance to support analysis of Out of School Children in Cambodia


The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Cambodia Country Office is seeking to hire a qualified international consultant to provide technical assistance to support analysis of Out of School  Children in Cambodia.

Scope of Work
■ Conduct data review and analysis of the existing studies on Statistical Analysis of EMIS and DHS data 2013/2014; Analysis of Children's Access to Education (based on Population Census Data, 2008); Profiles of Out of School Children (based on CSES 2009); Gender assessment (2013) Shares and Numbers of Out-Of-School Children (based on DHS 2005); An Analysis of Out of School  Children in Cambodia: Demographic and Health Survey 2000 and 2005; and case studies conducted by UNICEF staff in-and out of school children;
■ Get clearance to use and disseminate the data that will be used in the report;
■ Produce a national report by the end of 2014 covering three main components:
  > Analysis of data on OOSC: PROFILES of excluded children capturing the complexity of the problem of OOSC in terms of magnitude, inequalities and multiple disparities around the Five Dimensions of Exclusion;
  > BARRIERS AND BOTTLENECKS: to clarify the dynamic and causal processes related to the Five Dimensions of Exclusion;
  > Recommendations for context-appropriate POLICIES AND STRATEGIES: Review of existing interventions to enhance school participation and address the barriers and bottlenecks related to the Five Dimensions of Exclusion within education and beyond;
■ Get endorsement of the final report;
■ Provide regular training and capacity building to the specific members of the National Technical Team that is carrying out the research.

Duration of Contract
35 working days over the period from November to January 2014 in-country.

Submission of Applications:
Applications MUST include the title and vacancy number and all required documentation as detailed in the ToR. Information on required qualifications, submission of proposals and complete Terms of Reference are available at http://www.unicef.org/cambodia/overview_20966.html

The deadline for receipt of applications is Monday 13 October 2014 17:00 (GMT + 7 hours).


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