External Consultant (Lat Khat Than Project Mid-term Evaluation)
Lat Khat Than project is designed to support the transformation of Saunders Weaving and Vocational Institute (SWVI) into a Centre of Excellence through an innovative pilot model, which will be adapted to 13 other schools nationwide.
|Closing date||Monday 31 December 2018|
Lat Khat Than project is designed to support the transformation of Saunders Weaving and Vocational Institute (SWVI) into a Centre of Excellence through an innovative pilot model, which will be adapted to 13 other schools nationwide. The project aims to empower female weavers and teaching staff at vocational schools for increased social and economic well-being and revitalize Myanmar’s cultural assets by providing inclusive opportunities through design, and social & creative enterprise development. The Lat Khat Than project started in July 2017 after the project has designed based on the findings and recommendations of the research residency conducted by British Council (2015) and UNDP report on Transformation of SVWI into a Weaving Centre of Excellence (2016). Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, Embassy of Switzerland (SDC) is a cofunding partner for the Lat Khat Than project in implementing the three year programme (2017-2020) for vocational skills development of the textile weaving schools and for strengthening a hand-woven textile sector in Myanmar. The letter of agreement (LoA) for the three year project was successfully signed with the Small Scale industries Department (SSID) in cooperating for the Lat Khat Than project in February 2018. In cooperation with Plymouth College of Art (PCA), UK, British Council has implemented curriculum assessment and workshops on module development. Through exhibitions, workshops and mentorship programme, Lat Khat Than project provides learning opportunities for teaching staff and students to increase creative and entrepreneurship skills, and to develop more prosperous artisan communities in connection to research centres, schools, social business networks and professional expertise regionally and in-country. Further information on the project can be found at www.britishcouncil.org.mm/programmes/arts/lat-khat-than .
How to apply
To apply, please see the attached document.