The Antenna in Sarajevo of the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe is seeking expressions of interest from qualified and experienced institutions, legal entities and individuals to support the project “Re-imagining Education for Marginalized Girls and Boys during and post COVID-19 in Bosnia and Herzegovina”, by conducting the activity on “Defining Basic Technical Standards for Tools of Information and Communication Technologies in Education Systems in Bosnia and Herzegovina”
UN agency: UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe, Antenna in Sarajevo (hereinafter UNESCO)
Location: Home Based Application Deadline: 7 May 2021 (Midnight, Paris time)
Type of Contract: Individual Contract
Post Level: Local/International Languages Required: English, BiH official languages (Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian)
Duration of Initial Contract: 17 May 2021 – 17 July 2021
Expected Duration of Assignment: 15 working days
In the framework of the UN Socio-Economic Response Plan in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), UNICEF, UNESCO, ILO and UN Volunteers developed „Re-imagining Education for Marginalized Girls and Boys during and post COVID-19 in BiH“ programme to assist education authorities in three administrative units in mitigating the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as to strengthen the capacities of education authorities and teachers/instructors from pre-school to higher education level for the provision of quality and inclusive e-learning and blended learning.
Computer technologies and other aspects of digital culture have changed the ways people live, work, play, and learn, impacting the construction and distribution of knowledge and power around the world. Digital literacy is considered to be the skills of searching for, shaping, and producing information. in educational sense, digital literacy is being built through the incorporation of information and communication technology (ICT) into schools. Schools use a diverse set of information and communication technology tools to communicate, create, disseminate, store, and manage information. During the COVID-19 pandemic, these tools have become integral to the teaching-learning interaction. Education policies need to provide schools with the recommended technical standards for ICT tools: equipment, stable and affordable internet connectivity and security measures.