Facilitation and Quality Assurance of Livelihoods Skills Training
Training service provider Facilitation and Quality Assurance of Livelihoods Skills Training( Funded by UNDP)
Name of Client:
Assignment Location within country:
Gaibandha, Lalmonirhat, Jamalpur.
Start Date (Month/Year):
18 October, 2020
Completion Date (Month/Year):
17 March, 2021
Duration of Assignment (Months):
Total No. of staff-month of the assignment:
Name of Joint Venture Consultants, if any:
PromPT (Lead partner)
No. of Staff-Months of Key Professional Staff provided by Joint Venture /Associated Consultants:
Name of Senior Staff (Team Leader, Resettlement Specialist/ MIS Specialist/Involved and Functions Performed:
Md. Sofiquzzaman: Team Leader, Narayan Kumar Bhowmick: Training Coordinator
Detailed Narrative Description of Project:
In the 3rd phase, the SWAPNO has commissioned a local market opportunity survey (MOS) and training needs assessment (TNA) in 99 unions of 3 districts (Jamalpur, Gaibandha and Lalmonirhat) in order to provide demand driven livelihoods skills training to 3564 women beneficiaries. Based on the MOS and TNA the SWAPNO team has identified 4 major areas for decent livelihoods (Cattle Farming, Goat and Sheep Farming, Poultry Farming and Small Trading Business) and has selected the beneficiaries. In addition to the four are as mentioned above, training for homestead vegetable farming will be imparted to all the beneficiaries. Training modules on the selected sub-sectors developed by the SWAPNO team and reviewed by a pool of experts. Training facilitators from different institutes will be hired as trainers and oriented on these modules before conducting training. In addition, SWAPNO emphasizes that the planning, organization, facilitation and monitoring of the training sessions should consider the risk of COVID-19 and local epidemiological situations following the guideline of the Government and the WHO.
Detailed Description of Actual Services Provided by our Staff:
- The training service provider will collaborate with SWAPNO district team and partner NGOs and relevant/concerned local authorities to plan, implement and monitor the livelihood skills development training.
- The training service provider will ensure hiring the right resource persons for each district and also will ensure 5 days ToT on the respective modules before conducting the training.
- Considering the COVID-19 situation, the number of trainees in each batch should not be more than 12.. However, based on the local epidemiological situation and further related advisory from the local/national authorities the number(s) of participants may vary in each batch.
- The training service provider will ensure all training logistics and facilities according to the guideline ofCOVID-19 and local epidemiological situation.
- The training service provider will ensure timely payment/honorarium of all resource persons.
- The training service provider will ensure the timely availability and quality of training materials, food &transportation (reimbursement of related costs) for the trainees, The training service provider will ensure the training for 3,564 women beneficiaries on cattle farming, goatand sheep farming, poultry and birds farming and small trading business.
- The training service provider will ensure real-time monitoring mechanism for the highest quality of the training conduction through pre and post evaluation for each of the modules on the selected sub-sector
- The training service provider will have a risk register and risk mitigation plan to ensure on-time training accomplishment within the mentioned timeline in the ToR.
- Number of training participant’s distribution according to training courses and districts