IRC International Rescue Committee Uganda

  • Naguru, Kampala, Uganda
IRC International Rescue Committee Uganda Kampala, Uganda
22/06/2020
Full time
Job Description Background/IRC Summary: PlayMatters is a new, ambitious initiative funded by the LEGO Foundation that reimagines childhood for refugees. It will bring play-based learning to 800,000 children across Ethiopia, Uganda and a to-be-confirmed third country in East Africa. The program will redefine education and cultivate a generation of lifelong builders. PlayMatters is inspired by LEGO Foundation’s call to challenge the status quo, to offer children the quality education they dream of. In the contexts where PlayMatters will operate, refugee and host community children are not gaining the skills they need, teachers are under-supported, and parents are overwhelmed. The systems built to serve them are failing them. PlayMatters proudly offers something different. It will be delivered by a coalition with a track record of thinking and delivering differently.    Job Overview/ Summary: The IRC is seeking a Policy and...
IRC International Rescue Committee Uganda Kampala, Uganda
22/06/2020
Full time
Job Description   Background/IRC Summary: PlayMatters reimagines childhood for refugees. It will bring play-based learning to 800,000 children across Ethiopia, Uganda and a to be confirmed third country. It will redefine education and cultivate a generation of lifelong builders. PlayMatters is inspired by LEGO Foundation’s call to challenge the status quo, to offer children the quality education they dream of. Children are not gaining the skills they need, teachers are under-supported and parents are overwhelmed. The systems built to serve them are failing them. PlayMatters proudly offers something different. It will be delivered by a coalition with a track record of thinking and delivering differently. We bring three distinct characteristics: 1. OUTCOMES. Everything we do is fueled by the social, emotional, cognitive, physical, creative and resilience outcomes we seek. We know learning happens when children are at the center and teachers,...