Curriculum Development Adviser

Closing Date: 13 December 2022

Category: Education & Training

Become a VSA Volunteer and share your experience, knowledge and skills to transform the lives of many, provide greater cultural understanding, and create a fair future for all.
  
About volunteering with VSA

VSA is New Zealand's largest and most experienced volunteering agency working in international development. We provide skilled Kiwi volunteers to support organisations in the Pacific and beyond through capacity building, both in country and virtually.
  
Volunteers must be a NZ citizen or permanent resident.

VSA will cover living allowances, accommodation, and utilities. Travel, visas, insurance and medical costs are organised and funded by VSA. 

E-volunteers receive a monthly honorarium to help cover the costs associated with undertaking the assignment.
  
Our Partner Organisation

Don Bosco Technical Institute (Don Bosco) is part of the Don Bosco Network which is a worldwide federation of Salesian NGOs. The work was started in 1859 by a priest named John (Don) Bosco who believed "Education is the great art of forming human beings." Don Bosco focusses mostly young people that drop out of the school system. The Institute is a Catholic Organization which is open to young women and men who are technically inclined and are ready to commit themselves to change. Not all the young people have access to all levels of education, especially early childhood and secondary school education.

To present young people with options, Don Bosco offers technical education based on reason, religion and kindness.
The institute is focused on training a generation that is able to fulfil the expectations of a variety of trade industries. They also support young people to develop their personality and individuality based on their strength and interests. To achieve their objectives, Don Bosco involves students in decision-making and in clubs as well as programs outside of the regular school schedule. All these activities are centered around a three-year course.


The Assignment

In this assignment a VSA volunteer is required to support Don Bosco to review current curriculum outline to ensure it contains relevant areas that should be covered, and how to structure the whole programme. The volunteer will begin by working remotely and if/when required to will go to Solomon Islands for part of the assignment.


The Volunteer

We're looking for a volunteer with the following:
  • Qualified in technical education.
  • Experience of working in a technical education institution.
  • Experience in overlooking technical education program.
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  • 6 Months assignment - Solomon Islands
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