The UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning Office in Dakar (IIEP-UNESCO Dakar) serves the Africa region of the Organization. IIEP’s mandate is to help UNESCO member states develop capacity to plan and manage their education system.
IIEP-UNESCO Dakar has built a reputation as a centre of expertise on education sector analysis and the development of education sector plans. This mission aligns with the Education 2030 agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals. IIEP-UNESCO Dakar’s range of interventions has recently extended into additional lines of work in planning and management for technical and vocational education training, education quality management, and gender equality. Modalities of intervention comprise technical cooperation, training, applied research and development, and outreach, in partnership with national, regional and international organizations. For more information on IIEP Dakar activities, please follow this link: IIEP Dakar Office.
Based in IIEP-UNESCO Dakar office, the incumbent works under the overall authority of the Director of IIEP and the Head of Dakar Office and under the direct supervision of the Technical Cooperation Program Manager, the incumbent contributes to implementation of the activities related to the analysis, planning, implementation, management, and monitoring of education and training policies in Africa for which he/she is responsible.
The research conducted and subsequent outputs will be subject to internal review and validation procedures, as determined by the Head of the Office. She/He supports those responsible for activities carried out in identified countries and produces work in conjunction with the mobilized country team.
Duties And Responsibilities:
Assist African countries in the development, implementation and monitoring of education and training sector policies through:
Support the Institute efforts to boost international initiatives for the Education 2030 Agenda through :
Supports projects in educational planning and management in collaboration with national teams from African Member States:
Data collection, validation and processing:
Analysis and drafting:
Sector planning and monitoring and evaluation:
Representation and collaboration: