Digital Learning Experience Designer - Tenders Global

Digital Learning Experience Designer

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

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The Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) is UNESCO’s first education- related category 1 institute in the Asia and the Pacific region towards the development and promotion of new approaches to education for a more peaceful and sustainable world. The Institute is a leader in the conceptualization, design, and formulation of program and content development in education for peace and sustainable development, by drawing from the latest research from the science of learning with a particular focus on social emotional learning and seeks to translate robust replicable scientific evidence to pedagogical design, competency development for whole brain learning.
Under the overall guidance of the Director of the Institute and direct supervision of the Senior National Project Officer, the incumbent will serve as the primary program resource for content and competency development of modules to create rich immersive learning experience for learners, that build cognitive, academic and socio-emotional skills, using digital pedagogies. The incumbent will also be required to conduct pilot testing of developed modules using good research design, on UNESCO MGIEP’s learning platform Framerspace (www.framerspace.com), and analyse results for publication.  The themes for modules will be contemporary and in line with global UNESCO goals.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Working within the framework of the Institute’s programmes and budget and in liaison with the UNESCO Headquarters group on Global Citizenship and Education for Peace, the incumbent will contribute to the development, implementation, and reporting on MGIEP Strategy for delivering SDG 4.7:
The incumbent will carry out the following tasks and responsibilities:
  • Conduct relevant background research to develop and design content and assessments for courses that build cognitive, academic and social and emotional learning competencies for teachers and students using interactive digital learning experiences on Framerspace.
  • Design and implement pilot research studies to test the efficacy of courses.
  • Communicate results of pilot studies to high-impact journals and present at conferences.
  • Train and disseminate contents of the online courses to members of the capacity building team for dissemination.
  • Support the capacity building team to contextualize it to the cultural environment.
  • Design and conduct research in collaboration with capacity building to evaluate the impact of large-scale implementation.
  • Support institute-wide activities as and when they arise
Required Qualifications:
Education Qualification:
  • An advanced university degree (equivalent to a Master’s) in education/ education technology/ instructional design/ digital experience design/ other related fields
Work Experience:
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience in digital immersive content development.
  • Experience in digital instructional design.
  • Experience in conducting research studies with schools and implementation partners.
  • Familiarity with simple statistical analysis.
  • Position related Skills & Competencies:
  • Position-related Skills/Competencies:
  • The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate the following competencies:
  • Organizational, communications, writing skills, sense of detail;
  • Flexible/Adaptable, team player, discreet.
  • Computer skills: Ability to use computer systems, email, and office-related software (MS Office).
  • Attitude: An awareness of the many facets of a multicultural world and a commitment to international public service are essential.
Languages:
  • Excellent knowledge (written and spoken) of English.

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