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CONSULTANCY – HIRING OF TRAINING FIRM OR EXPERT TO DEVELOP PEACE BUILDING MANUALS AND CONDUCTION OF TOT
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Posted date 26th May, 2023 Last date to apply 5th June, 2023
Category Consultancy
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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS – Development of Manuals on Peace Building Skills, Three Training Materials and Facilitate Four-Days TOT in Islamabad

PAK WOMEN is a non-governmental organization working in areas of HAQ, AWAZ, ROSHNI and KHUSHALI programs. The organization with the support of UN Women is implementing a new project known as Economic and Social Empowerment of Afghan Women and Girls in Pakistan to Facilitate Peacebuilding. Under the project, expert or firm hiring required who will provide services for the creation of the training manual on Peace building and supporting materials as well as the facilitation of a four-day training of trainers (TOT) for 20 participants

PAK WOMEN calls Request for Proposals from specialized firms/ OR Expert Individuals, who has experienced in developing of conflict resolution Skills manual and conducting four days TOT.  Those who have the experience of undertaking similar activities are invited to submit their technical and financial proposal in sealed Envelope to Manager Operations and HR, House No. 5, Street 35, G-13/2, Islamabad before or by 5th June, 2023.

 

Pak Women – UN Women – WPHF

Economic and Social Empowerment of Afghan Women and Girls in Pakistan to Facilitate Peacebuilding

     

TERMS OF REFERENCE (ToR)

CONSULTANCY – HIRING OF TRAINING FIRM OR EXPERT TO DEVELOP PEACE BUILDING MANUALS AND CONDUCTION OF TOT

 

Job Title:

Development of Manuals on Peace Building Skills, Three Training Materials and Facilitate Four-Days TOT in Islamabad

Category:

Services for Capacity Building and Manuals/Material Development

Duty Station:

Islamabad

Type of Contract:

Consultancy Contract

Duration of Assignment:

60 days

Deadline for Quotation Submission:

May 31st , 2023

1.  BACKGROUND

Pak Women- An Association of Pakistani Women, Children and Differently Able Persons, is a national NGO registered with Societies Act and endeavoring for the empowerment of community through its various interventions. A project known as Economic and Social Empowerment of Afghan Women and Girls in Pakistan to Facilitate Peacebuilding”, with financial support of UN Women/ WPHF has been initiated. For the creation of the training manual and supporting materials as well as the facilitation of a four-day training of trainers (TOT) for 20 participants, Pak Women will acquire the services of an expert. Following the completion of TOT, these Master Trainers will plan and deliver twenty (20) three-day leadership skills trainings for displaced Afghan women/girls and 10 two days trainings for displaced Afghan men/boys as male allies in their respective districts/locations.

Peacebuilding encompasses a wide range of initiatives, from mediation, protection, reintegration, trauma healing, and reconciliation to longer-term investments in fairer access to governance, education, health, justice, security, and livelihood, the central themes of peace education, and artistic expression of participants through songs. The goal is to empower displaced girls and women on a holistic understanding of peace and conflict, engaging effectively in local peace processes.

2.  OBJECTIVE OF TOT

  • By expanding topic knowledge on peace building and providing practical experience through interactive training methodologies and delivery, the TOT on peace building skills has been successful in transforming participants into master instructors. With the aid of the training handbook, TOT participants are now equipped to conduct/ roll out the training at the community level.

3.  PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF ASSIGNMENT

The goal of the consultancy is to engage a potential training company or expert to create training materials following training need assessments (TNA), design and conduct four-day training of trainers (TOT) for the same master trainers of conflict resolution, and improve their knowledge and skills on the desired subject so that the same trainings could be replicated to displaced Afghan women, girls, and men at the local level by Master Trainers (MTs). As a result, a new participant usually experiences demonstration and hands-on instruction from an experienced trainer, completes the exercises, and then gets a chance to practice teaching segments to other participants.

After participating in the four-day TOT, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the significance of peacebuilding and exhibit their abilities as master trainers in their individual communities of Afghan refugees.
  • Develop participant’s knowledge and abilities in peace building processes, and comprehend the various components of peacebuilding.
  • Use current and participatory methods for training delivery and demonstrate effective facilitation techniques to encourage learner engagement, reflective practice, critical thought, and skill acquisition.
  • Demonstrate command of the most popular training techniques, including role plays, brainstorming, processing/process checks, and practice sessions.
  • When dealing with challenging training circumstances, such as disruptive learner behaviors, use the appropriate degrees of intervention.

3.1. DETAIL OF ACTIVITIES

A)   Development of Training Manual and Materials

Create two manuals for field-level trainings for Afghan women's and girls' three-day trainings and male allies, as well as one peacebuilding guidebook/ manual for TOT. A four-day training that is based on the results of a training need assessment must cover the necessary module and topics in detail, with each module's objectives, time slots, and activities. Training reference materials must also include pre- and post-tests, an agenda, a session plan, a presentation, handouts, and other materials that are necessary to effectively present information, respond to participant questions, and oversee activities that reinforce learning.

B)   Training Skills

Engage and prepare participants who have less training delivery experience, whether it be with a specific topic or skill or training in general, through coaching. Through the four-day TOT, a pool of capable teachers and master trainers will be created, who can then organize and lead additional trainings and instruct other participants at the local level.

Key Deliverable: Consider the type and number of topics when determining how much time a training session needs, and include the following elements:

• Pre-assessment. • Pre-work. • Trainer and participant agenda. • Facilitation manual. • Modeling of the skills and topic to be delivered. • Adult learning principles. • Skill practice and feedback. • Action planning. • Planned follow-up support.

C)   Peace Building Skills

The TOT will cover introduction to the organization/ project/ UN Women/ WPHF, training objectives, leveling of expectations and fears, setting training rules, peace building – a holistic understanding of peace and conflict, engaging effectively in local peace processes, peacebuilding includes a wide range of initiatives, from mediation, protection, reintegration, trauma healing and reconciliation, through to longer term investments in fairer access to governance, education, health, justice, security and livelihood, the essential themes of peace education, artistic expression of participants through songs or poetry, the attributes of a peace educator, innovative ideas action planning for field assignments and mock session and framing innovative ideas.

4.  SELECTION OF PARTICIPANTS

The TOT group should ideally consist of 20 educated Afghan refugees (10 men, 10 women), who are between the ages of 18 and 35, have the legal status of an asylum nation, have finished matriculation, and live in the targeted areas. Local afghan women & men will be given preference with speaking skills in Pashto, Persian and Dari

Note: The organization will choose the participants, however it is possible to seek expert assistance and guidance when selecting the top prospects to serve as master trainers. The company or expert should create and provide trainings in local practicing languages depending on the needs and diversity of the attendees.

5.  EXPECTED DELIVERABLES/OUTPUTS

S #

Deliverable

Frequency/Timeline

1

  • Developing questionnaire/tool for TNA, conducting TNA in field and sharing the report, which identifies the findings of the training needs.

Within 05 days of signing contract

2

  • Development and submission of comprehensive manual on leadership skill management and pre-requisites (manual contents for review & approval, profile of trainers for four days TOT.

Within 30 days of signing the contract

3

  • One training manual for three days leadership skills development training of Afghan women/ girls.
  • One training manual for two days leadership skills and becoming an ally training for Afghan men/ boys as male allies

Within 40 days of signing the contract

4

  • Development and submission of a day-wise TOT plan along with all pre-requisites of comprehensive four-days TOT
  • Carrying-out four-days TOT
  • Carrying-out pre and post-training evaluations and submission of two assessment reports.

Within 45 days of signing the contract

 

5

  • Submission of the training completion report along with all MoVs. Report would be required on day wise proceeding of training on agreed reporting template.

Within 60 days of signing the contract

The sealed proposal (technical and financial) must reach to Pak Women Office by31st  May 2023. The envelope should be addressed as:

Development of Peace Building Training Manuals and Conduction of TOT

Syed Hussain Mutahir Naqvi
Manager Operations & HR

House No 05, Street No. 05, Sector G-13/2, Islamabad

Note: Inquiries can be made via email ([email protected]) or call (051-8489519) to the abovementioned focal person.

8.  PAYMENT SCHEDULE

Installment #

Percentage of total payment released

Pre-Requisite

One

20%

After completion and receipt of deliverable 1 & 2.

Two

20%

After completing fifty percent of training (content and timeline)

Three

60%

after completing deliverable 3, 4, and 5 of the training submission of a final report and two field level trainings manuals.

9.  REQUIRED EXPERTISE AND QUALIFICATION

  • Should be legal entity i.e. Firm / Company (copy of incorporation / registration certificate) or Individual Expert.
  • Provide National Tax Number (NTN) and General Sales Tax (GST)/ Provincial Sales Tax (PST) (if applicable) in the name of the firm or person and provide a copy of the registration
  • Minimum 5 - 10 years’ experience of undertaking similar assignments.
  • Preferably should have ability to interact in Pushto, Dari and understand the displacement context of Afghan living in Pakistan.
  • Should have an experienced pool of trainers (Proven specialists of their respective fields).
  • Should have hands-on in participatory methods and quality delivery of training.

 

Apply By:

The sealed proposal (technical and financial) must reach to Pak Women Office by 5th June 2023. The envelope should be addressed as:

Development of Peace Building Training Manuals and Conduction of TOT

Syed Hussain Mutahir Naqvi
Manager Operations & HR

House No 05, Street No. 05, Sector G-13/2, Islamabad

Note: Inquiries can be made via email ([email protected]) or call (051-8489519) to the abovementioned focal person.

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