Lao People's Democratic Republic (the): Lao Language Linguist
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Country: Lao People's Democratic Republic (the)
Closing date: 27 Nov 2015
Basic Education Quality and Access in Lao PDR
Lao Language Linguist
- Opportunity to contribute to the education sector in Lao PDR with this significant basic education program
- Short term contract, up to 60 days input
- Inputs in Vientiane, Lao PDR
- Start date in March 2016
The goal of BEQUAL is to ensure all girls and boys, especially those experiencing disadvantage, complete a quality basic education to achieve literacy, numeracy and other life skills. The program will address education policy, planning and coordination, increased child participation in and access to basic education, teacher education, curriculum and teaching and learning materials and improved school infrastructure.
Coffey through BEQUAL is currently seeking applications for a key specialist position to contribute to program goals.
The Lao Language Linguist will work as part of a team, including a Primary Language Education Consultant, to assist the Lao Language Curriculum writing team from the Research Institute for Educational Sciences (RIES) in Lao PDR. This position will provide technical input into developing a draft Lao Language developmental continuum for reading, writing and oral language for children in all primary years of schooling (Grade 1-5). The Linguist will also contribute to the preparation and delivery of professional development workshops for curriculum writers.
We are seeking applicants with post graduate qualifications in applied linguistics; combined with practical experience in applied linguistics in Lao PDR and in an education context. Demonstrated knowledge of children’s language development will be required for success. Previous experience preparing and facilitating workshops will be a benefit.
This position is Category B, Level 2 under the DFAT Adviser Remuneration Framework. Please visit www.dfat.gov.au for further detail.
How to apply:
For a detailed position description and to apply for this position please visitwww.coffey.com/careers then click on ‘career opportunities’ and search for the job reference number 493106.
Applications close 5.00pm (Lao PDR time) 27th November 2015.
For further enquiries please contact:[email protected]
This program is managed by Coffey on behalf of the Australian Government.
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