Tag: education

Job Opportunity: Learning Management System Designer

Job Opportunity: Learning Management System Designer

Role: Learning Management System Designer – International Consultant Purpose: To design a learning management system (e-learning platform) for education purposes Location: Maldives Work Type: Consultancy Estimated duration of contract: It is estimated that the project will take approximately 30 – working days between June – July  2017. Official travel involved (itinerary and duration): […]

UNICEF and Pearson Launch Educational Partnership for Children

UNICEF and Pearson Launch Educational Partnership for Children

Press Release UNICEF, the world’s leading children’s organisation, and Pearson, the world’s learning company, are partnering to support marginalised youth in Myanmar and Vietnam. Together they are launching a programme that equips young people with 21st century and employability skills and helps them create entrepreneurial solutions to the barriers that […]

Nenad Tomić

UNICEF Innovation Team Spotlight: Nenad Tomić

Nenad Tomić, Integrated Education Consultant, Namibia CO: Windhoek Tell us a bit about your background. I was born in the early 80s in a country which is no more, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. A beautiful country which fell apart several times before I finished high school. I started […]

Meet our 2016 Summer Fellows

Meet our 2016 Summer Fellows

Summer at UNICEF Innovation NYHQ has been great. We’ve had sunny office days and great weather fueling new ideas, and recent visits from many members of our global team. This summer we also got to welcome talented fellows who lend their expertise to support us on current and future projects. […]

Job Opportunity: Education Innovation Specialist and Kolibri Product Manager

Job Opportunity: Education Innovation Specialist and Kolibri Product Manager

Download the complete Terms of Reference here Title: Education Innovation Specialist and Kolibri Product Manager Location of Assignment: remote (relocation to Kampala, Uganda optional) Language(s) required: English, another UN language is an asset Duration of Contract: 6 months (with optional extension up to 11.5 months based on performance, need and available funding) […]

How technology can help educate child refugees

How technology can help educate child refugees

First published on DW Akademie  on July 20 2016. Designing with users, building on existing ideas and understanding the ecosystem are some of the prerequisites for success when creating digital projects in education argues Becky Telford from UNICEF. Around 30 million children worldwide are denied education because of conflict. Many have […]

Handwashing with Spider-Man? A new serious game to teach children essential hygiene practices

Handwashing with Spider-Man? A new serious game to teach children essential hygiene practices

By Clemens Gros, M&E Specialist and Innovations Lead, UNICEF Ghana In 2015 alone, over 10,000 children under five in Ghana died from pneumonia and diarrhoeal diseases (WHO 2015). Therefore, one year ago we set out to develop a serious game that could teach children in Ghana about the importance of handwashing.  Handwashing with water […]

A UNICEF staff member assisting school headmasters with registration in EduTrac. ©UNICEF2015/KIM

In a Conflict Affected Country, Hopes Arise with EduTrac among School Headmasters

By Ye Ra KIM,  Information Management, Monitoring and Evaluation and Communications Officer | Education Programme | UNICEF Bangui Central African Republic Click here to read the previous blog post on EduTrac in CAR. On December 9, 2015, EduTrac was officially launched in Bangui, Central African Republic (CAR) in the presence of Ministry […]