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Ministry of Education Cooperative Republic of Guyana - Guyana Skills Development and Employability Project

Ministry of Education Cooperative Republic of Guyana

Ministry of Education - Guyana Skills Development and Employability Project

Consultancy Services for the Strengthening of Health and Family Life Education Curriculum

Request For Expressions of Interest

The Government of Guyana has received financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) in an amount equivalent to US$12,606,000. towards the cost of the Ministry of Education Guyana Skills Development and Employability Project and intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this financing to eligible payments under a contract for which this invitation is issued. Payments by CDB will be made only at the request of Government of Guyana and upon approval by CDB, and will be subject in all respects to the terms and conditions of the Financing Agreement. The Financing Agreement prohibits withdrawal from the financing account for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, or for any import of goods, if such payment or import, to the knowledge of CDB, is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations. No party other than Government of Guyana shall derive any rights from the Financing Agreement or have any claim to the proceeds of the Financing.

The Ministry of Education, the Executing Agency, now wishes to procure consultancy services for the Strengthening of Health and Family Life Education Curriculum.

The objective of the assignment is to develop an Enhanced Health and Family Life Education Curriculum, with a focus on gender-based risks and the social vulnerabilities of marginalised groups at the secondary level. The Enhanced HFLE Curriculum is expected to contribute to building the resilience of secondary level students to experience optimal educational success through appropriate life skills. The duration of the assignment is expected to be for a period 90 days over 10 months.

The Ministry of Education now invites interested eligible individual consultants to submit Expressions of Interest indicating qualifications and experience required to provide these consultancy services.


Consultants shall be eligible to participate if:

(a)the persons are citizens or bona fide residents of an eligible country; and

(b)in all cases, the consultant has no arrangement and undertakes not to make any arrangements, whereby any substantial part of the net profits or other tangible benefits of the contract will accrue or be paid to a person not a citizen or bona fide resident of an eligible country.

Eligible countries are member countries of CDB

The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of CDB’s Guidelines for the Selection and Engagement of Consultants (2011), setting forth CDB’s policy on conflict of interest.

In the assessment of submissions, consideration will be given to qualifications and experience on similar assignments. All information must be submitted in English. Further information may be obtained from the first address below between 09:00 and 15:00 hours Monday to Friday or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Telephone # (592) 227-3533. The draft terms of reference is available upon request.

Two hard copies of the Expressions of Interest must be received at the first address below no later than 9:00 hours on Thursday, December 20, 2018 and one electronic copy must be sent simultaneously to CDB at the second address below. The sealed envelope containing each submission should include the name and address of the applicant and shall be clearly marked “Expression of Interest – Consultancy Services for the Strengthening of Health and Family Life Education Curriculum.-Guyana”

Following the assessment of submissions, the most technically capable and appropriately experienced applicant will be invited to negotiate a contract to provide the consultancy services. Government of Guyana reserves the right to accept or reject late applications or to cancel the present invitation partially or in its entirety. It will not be bound to assign any reason for not engaging the services of any applicant and will not defray any costs incurred by any applicant in the preparation and submission of Expressions of Interest.

1.Address 1
The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Education
Tender Box
26 Brickdam
Georgetown
Guyana
Tel: (592) 227-3533


2. Address 2
The Procurement Officer
The Caribbean Development Bank
P.O. Box 408
Wildey Street, St. Michael
Barbados, W.I. BB11000
Tel: (246) 431-1600
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