The British Council’s English and Digital for Girls’ Education (EDGE) programme is looking for a consultant to conduct research to map out the current gender-responsive education plans that Palikas have and identify the current gaps and the needs of those Palikas.


Location Kathmandu with extensive field visits to Lamjung, Dhading, Parsa and Surkhet
Duration Short term
Closing date Wednesday 20 January 2021

Role overview

The consultant will have the following deliverables. 

  1. Be familiar with the project documents and understand the impact it has brought so far. 
  2. Develop a questionnaire for FGDs and KII for need collection.
  3. Visit the respective Palikas for conducting the FGDs and KIIs with Palika representatives of four districts (12 Palikas)
  4. Review the Palikas’ plan and find out gaps and recommend interventions
  5. Collect data through FGD, KII and literature review (current Palikas’ plan), analyse data submit a report in the Nepali language.  

For additional details, download a Terms of Reference from the 'downloads' section below.

How to apply

If you are interested, please send the followings to, the EDGE Project Officer no later than 20 January 2021, 12:00 PM:

  • your CV tailored to the above requirements (Tool developer, data analyst, and report writer) 
  • a cover letter highlighting relevant experience and suitability for the role including links to past researches/ need analysis
  • a work plan outlining the breakdown of planned tasks 
  • detail budget 

Please note, we can only respond to successful applicants and only within 7 working days of the application deadline.