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The anticipated USAID/Morocco Bridge to Middle School Activity will aim to ensure the Moroccan education system employs evidence-based pedagogies promoting critical thinking to ensure upper primary and middle school students improve their learning outcomes in Arabic, English, and STEM.
The Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) Director will serve as a full-time member of the project’s Senior Management Team based in Morocco. The position will work collaboratively with the Moroccan Ministry of Education to develop, implement, and continuously improve all MEAL systems for all project activities that meet STS and USAID standards. S/he will lead a project MEAL team that will ensure data collected is accurate, timely, and disseminated appropriately in high quality reports and other appropriate forms of communication. The MEAL Director will develop and harmonize systems and data tools – reviewing, consolidating, and using findings from all implementation sites measure progress towards the project’s stated objectives and make recommendations to improve the success and likelihood of government scale-up of the program. S/he will actively collaborate with Ministry of Education counterparts to strengthen systems and capacities that encourage data-driven decision-making.