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Bridge 47 - Tender for a Regional Knowledge Exchange Consultant – Northern European
The Bridge 47 – Building Global
mobilises global civil society to contribute to global justice and eradication of poverty
through Global Citizenship Education (GCE). The project provides a space for civil society
organisations, activists and other interested people to interact with one another,
exchange information and resources and develop new and innovative approaches for global
citizenship education. The project focuses on joint advocacy efforts and building new
partnerships, while it also supports the civil society to develop new and effective
approaches to reaching out to new stakeholders and provides tools to promote and act upon
Global Citizenship Education. The project works closely with partners engaged in informal
and non-formal education and life-long learning with a view to promoting transformative
change in society. Download the full tender
The United Nations 2030 Agenda considers education central in achieving the Sustainable
Development Goals and for the first time in the global context, recognises that parallel
efforts are needed to ensure that all lifelong learners, of different ages and
backgrounds, acquire the knowledge and skills to promote sustainable development as
outlined in detail by SDG 4.7. Working towards this goal, the B47 project facilitates the
implementation of this target and I) aims at developing and promoting successful policies
and practices concerning new and innovative ways of reaching out to the wider society OR
ii) responds to the focus shift from formal education to informal and non-formal education
and invites us to rethink the knowledge, skills, and capacities we all need as world
EADI, the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes takes the
leading role in the work on Knowledge Exchange Partnerships which serve to ensure a free
flow of information and best practices between research institutions and civil society
organisations. This is done by building new and strengthening existing regional
partnerships. With a series of events, workshops and conferences over the next years, we
are contributing to bridge gaps between civil society organisations and academia. The
regional Knowledge Exchange Partnerships in Iberia, Northern Europe and South-Eastern
Europe will be open to interested civil society organisations and academic institutions.
Further information on the Bridge47 website<http://The>
The purpose of this post is three-fold. Firstly, it is to establish a regional GCE
Knowledge Exchange Partnership mainly in the United Kingdom and Denmark - called Northern
Europe partnership - by building a network of practitioners and scholars. Secondly, it is
central in organising three regional events to exchange practical and academic knowledge
on GCE. Thirdly, it makes sure that ideas developed, and knowledge gathered within the
regional network is fed into the process of creating a massive open online course
* Identify regional civil society organisations and scholars that should be integrated
into the Knowledge Exchange Partnership on GCE.
* Uphold the regional network by communicating on a regular basis about events and
project related news.
* Organise three regional events. 1) Network building; 2) Reflecting on GCE and
designing for the MOOC; 3) Training for teaching GCE and the MOOC
* Identify regional resources and persons that should be featured in a massive open
online course. Feed this information and further findings to the massive open online
course coordinator and the Knowledge Exchange Partnerships coordinator.
* Organising three regional Knowledge Exchange events.
* Acting as a regional contact person for Knowledge Exchange Partnerships.
* Support the content development of a massive open online course.
This work will be supported by the Knowledge Exchange Officer, who is responsible for the
general coordination of Knowledge Exchange Partnerships within all three regions – namely
Iberia; South-Eastern Europe and Northern Europe countries.
It is anticipated that this combined work would comprise about 20 days: 4 days for each of
the three regional events, 4 days for taking care of the regional partnership and 4 days
of supporting the development of a massive open online course.
* Excellent knowledge of the Northern Europe – mainly United Kingdom and Denmark -
civil society and research landscape
* An understanding and knowledge of Global Citizenship Education in the specific
* Excellent written and oral communication in English
* Ability to write messages for a variety of audiences
The tenderer should include their proposed daily rate, which should include all costs. The
successful proposal should include a working budget between €8,000-€10,000 (including
Please submit your CV and your tender under the following headings:
* Contact Information
* Relevant Experience
* Work plan including timeframe
* Budget - including daily rate of consultant.
* Two references (including telephone numbers) and web links to your previous work (if
Maximum tender document 2 pages
Advertisement published 03rd June 2019
Deadline for submitting tenders is Friday 5th July 2019
Selections take place week commencing 08th July 2019
Consultant appointed and starts working 15st July 2019
Consultant ends working latest: 30th June 2020
Any questions should be directed to Talia Vela-Eiden - Knowledge Exchange Officer,
Download the Tender as
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