Request for Proposal for Services (RFP/TADA/2012/01): Institutional Consultancy to adapt the Per Capita Funding (PCF) formula for pre-school education in Tajikistan
UNICEF invites interested institutions to provide services to adapt the Per Capita Funding formula for pre-school education in Tajikistan. The assignment will provide to UNICEF Tajikistan and Government of Tajikistan ((Ministry of Education (MoE) and Ministry of Finance (MoF)) an adapted pre-school PCF model/formula for universal scaling up to all state kindergartens across Tajikistan via a) a review of the pilot of PCF in state kindergartens in Shohmansur (Dushanbe); b) nationwide data collection and analysis of expenditure patterns, demand and supply variables of all existing state kindergartens in Tajikistan; and c) proposing required adjustments to the PCF model/formula and roll-out plan on the basis of a) and b).
The institutional consultancy will be managed by the UNICEF Tajikistan Office. It is envisioned that the assignment will occur over six to seven months beginning early November 2012. Institutions must be able to provide a team with the required talents in economics of education, public finance management, education and financial analysis.
Please find a link to the Request for Proposal for Services (RFP/TADA/2012/01) including TOR, and important background information. The TOR in particular includes a detailed description of the work to be undertaken and guidance about what is sought in the technical and financial proposals.
Please consult the RFP for the exact particulars on what to submit and how to submit it. Fidelity to the RFP instructions is critical.
The deadline for receiving the technical and financial proposals is 12 October, 2012.