EIT RawMaterials requests support from a pedagogical consultant for online learning pathways to support the EIT Youth online learning project Girls Go Circular (GGC). In line with the Digital Education Action Plan 2021-2027, more specifically Action 13: Women’s participation in STEM, the project aims to equip schoolgirls aged 14-19 across Europe with digital and entrepreneurial skills through an online learning programme about the circular economy and deep tech.

The programme’s objectives are to achieve systemic impact in terms of

1. Attracting more women to STEM and ICT. By increasing interest and knowledge in these fields at the secondary school level, the project contributes to closing the existing gender gap.
2. Introducing youth to the circular economy and emerging societal challenges.
3. Introducing youth to deep tech and its necessity for a more globally competitive Europe.
4. Driving thematic content important to EIT and the KICs into the curriculum.
5. Providing teachers with resources and training to incorporate challenge-based learning and innovative thinking into their classrooms.

Services Requested

• Map, delineate, and categorise the learning outcomes and competencies inherent in 16 learning modules featured on the Circular Learning Space – Girls Go Circular’s educational platform.
• Elaborate several different learning pathways that seamlessly interlink several (3-4) learning modules on the Circular Learning Space, fostering a coherent and well-structured
educational journey.
• Analyse, identify, and structure how deep technology elements can be introduced in learning modules, aligning with the overarching objectives of the Deep Tech Talent Initiative.
• Articulate a comprehensive set of guidelines for project partners, offering a systematic roadmap supporting them when revamping learning modules based on the skills gap deep technology elements, and learning pathways identified.
• Undertake a meticulous overhaul of Girls Go Circular’s Teacher Guidebook, focusing on conciseness and precision in content. Restructure the Guidebook to present educators  with a more streamlined and focused resource for the effective delivery of learning modules and platform navigation.

Requirements & Capabilities

• Proficient in the English language (at least C1)
• 5+ years of experience working with public sector, multi-lateral, philanthropic, and private sector organisations to develop practical, relevant, and effective measurement and learning systems in international contexts.
• Demonstrated and tested advanced presentation skills
• Computer literacy combined with strong communication skills to convey the results in plain language to non-experts.

Additional desirable experience and capabilities

• Methodologies, techniques, and domains relating to higher education and programme development
• Experience in working on (gender) inclusion-focused projects
• Experience in working on circular economy-focused projects
• Experience in working on deep tech-focused projects
• Strategic thinking – an ability to build collaborations inside and outside the organisation to achieve the broader objectives of the programme
• Project and budget management

Important Dates

20 February 202:  Bidders’ deadline to submit proposals (EOB)
26 February 2024:  Supplier selection by EIT RawMaterials and EIT Urban Mobility
1 March 2024:  Proposed contract start date (A supplier should prepare the contract)

Please find the full tender document here 

Please direct proposals and questions to girlsgocircular@eitrawmaterials.eu