Consultant – Curriculum Development (Gender and ECD)


Institute for Human Development


Nairobi, Kenya


The Aga Khan University is a pioneering institution of higher education whose mission  is to improve the quality of life in the developing world and beyond, through world-class teaching, research and healthcare delivery. AKU educates students for local and global leadership from campuses and teaching hospitals in six countries, primarily in Asia and Africa. It generates new knowledge to solve problems that affect millions of people, especially the most vulnerable. The University is a private, not-for-profit institution and part of the Aga Khan Development Network. www.aku.edu


To develop complete curricula and course content for a new course whose focus will be Gender and ECD.

The course will be targeted at frontline workers in early childhood development. The purpose of the course will be to build their skills in how to include gender transformative practices within their practices especially for those in Low and Middle Income Countries.

Contractual Stipulations
The Consultant will work closely with the project team to execute the following objectives:
  • Develop a curriculum with teaching guidelines for the new courses on ‘Gender and ECD’
  • Conduct a technical review and avail the content for review by other experts and develop content incorporating reviewer feedback.
  • Develop course documents, including course outline and schedule, checklists, presentations, digital products such as videos, assessment tools, assignment guidelines and rubrics and evaluation forms
  • Develop facilitator and participant manuals or online content
  • Pre-test the course on a small sample of learners and ensure that it is appropriately designed and can run smoothly from start to end
  • Train facilitators to conduct the courses
  • Curriculum structure and materials for the courses ‘Gender and ECD’
  • Training of facilitators for the course
  • Final report on the development of the courses including any recommendations for their rollout
Project Duration
January 1, 2022 to March 31, 2022


Should be an individual or organization with solid expertise in developing curricula for early childhood development with a strong background in gender issues

To Apply

​Consultants should send their application package to hr.universityke@aku.edu

The application package should include;


  • A concept note.
  • A profile of previous work where available
  • A financial proposal
  • CVs of the consultant and the team
  • 3 referees


Interested candidates can contact Prof. Amina Abubakar amina.abubakar@aku.edu to seek clarity if needed

Applications should be submitted latest by December 3, 2021