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Request for Proposal: SITVES

Supporting Innovation in the Technical and Vocational Education Sector: Towards Productivity and Competitiveness (SITVES) is a three-year (2019-2022) CAD $1M project funded by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). SITVES aims to contribute equitably to the socio-economic transformation of counties and Kenya’s development agenda through innovation, research with a focus on women and girls. Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is implementing this project in collaboration with two Kenyan partner organizations: Linking Industry with Academia Programme Trust (LIWA) and the Rift Valley Technical Training Institute (RVTTI).

SITVES requires the services of a Canadian consultant from among CICan member institutions to support the delivery of specific outcomes and outputs of the project under Pillar 1: Innovation and Applied Research Hubs that includes the development of a toolkit and workshops on how to establish innovation and applied research hubs at up to four Kenyan Vocational Education and/or Training institutions. Please note that proposals must be submitted no later than 23:59 EST on September 27, 2019.

If eligible and interested in this RFP, please submit proposals (and any questions) to Tom Tunney, Manager of Operations/SITVES Project Leader at ttunney@collegesinstitutes.ca and copy to Catherine Paquin, Senior Program Officer at cpaquin@collegesinstitutes.ca.

Please note that the consultancy documents, submitted proposals as well as the expected deliverables will be in English only.