Request for Proposal: Disability Inclusive Pre-primary Landscape Review
The USAID Leading Through Learning Global Platform is seeking proposals to support a disability inclusive pre-primary landscape review. This activity is in response to the Pre-primary Working Group's literature review, which identified the area of Pre-Primary Education (PPE) for learners with disabilities as a massive gap. The main elements of the Disability Inclusive Pre-primary Landscape Review include:
1) A landscape review to improve understanding of the current PPE landscape for learners with disabilities (who's doing what, where, when, and with what objectives), including a mapping of how inclusive PPE manifests in crisis and conflict contexts and in higher education;
2) Facilitation of an online community-based ideation event to harness innovative ideas on how to best include and support children with disabilities and their families in quality PPE programs, which will inform the following;
3) White paper which will enable USAID to engage more meaningfully in disability inclusive PPE, which might include: discussion of guiding principles, key considerations, best practices, challenges, or persistent questions. These documents should feed into the broader USAID PPE Guidance Note and the Pre-primary Training which are currently scheduled to take place in March/April 2022.
Through community gathering and building, this activity should support disability inclusive education stakeholders and those working on PPE to merge into appropriate learning networks to sustainably guide future PPE work.
The deadline for submission is November 2, 2021. For more information about this activity and instructions for proposal submission, please review the Request for Proposal.