As the Education Advisor you advise on all technical aspects related to the Teacher Professional Development (TPD) activities of the USAID Let’s Read Project in Zambia. You provide TPD frameworks for the project’s interventions and guidance and support to all Provincial ECE coordinators (VVOB Staff). You ensure implementation of the reading intervention package. You design and facilitate sustainable training and coaching trajectories for ECE teachers, building on the resources of the Ministry of General Education (MoGE).
The USAID Let’s Read Project is a USAID owned project, coordinated by Education Development Centre (EDC). ECE activities are implemented by VVOB, being a subcontractor. The overall goal is to improve reading outcomes of 1.4 million children attending pre-primary through grade 3, in community and government schools in five provinces within Zambia. This is done by strengthening the MoGE system with a reading intervention package and capacity building activities. Also, the school performance is improved, by tracking reading performance of young learners, and engaging parents and communities. VVOB works very closely with the directorates Early Childhood Education (ECE), Teacher Education and Specialized Services (TESS), and Standards and Curriculum Development. The project is aligned with MoGE policies and contribute to the Capacity Development of MoGE staff at all levels.
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