Type Consultancy
Key dates

Deadline: Wednesday 10 July 2019

Initial project timeline: July 2019 – September 2019

Eligibility  Education agencies and higher education institutions in the UK 

New national strategy of the Republic of Uzbekistan requires significant reforms in education. The Ministry of Public Education of Uzbekistan has initiated large scale public education reform to bring about systemic changes in the sector, to modernise approaches and methodologies and link education standards to good international practices. The Ministry and the British Council agreed to commission a consultancy to inform the overall public education vision and strategy development bringing together all stakeholders involved in public education in the country. 

We are looking for a UK partner to engage on this initiative and to undertake a scoping visit to Uzbekistan to deliver a visioning workshop, meet key stakeholders and, as a result, produce short-term and long-term recommendations regarding national public education development. 

Consultancy terms of reference

  1. To run a visioning workshop and to meet major stakeholders in public education reform in Uzbekistan in the end of July – beginning August 2019
  2. To produce a report summarising short term and long-term recommendations for national public education development including capacity development and international partnership. 
  3. To discuss next steps in collaboration with the UK based on the outcomes of the scoping visit. 

Consultancy outputs

  • Visioning workshop and presentation of the scoping visit findings to the British Council and the Ministry
  • Written report of scoping activity with findings and recommendations including short-term and long-term priorities, within one month of the Scoping Visit.

Consultancy timeframe

  • Scoping visit to Uzbekistan: July-August 2019 (up to 4 days in-country plus 2-3 days of preparation and desk research)
  • Recommendations Development stage: August 2019


Education agencies and Higher Education institutions in the UK 

The British Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of its partners to share this commitment. 

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.

How to apply

Interested agencies and universities are asked to contact Jamilya Gulyamova, Deputy Director, British Council, Uzbekistan at jamilya.gulyamova@britishcouncil.org for further enquiries and submit expression of interest, proposed programme outline with key costs involved including consultancy fees.