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Fiona Rowand
Education Consultant , Programatic and Technical Assistance
Worldwide, Poland
Specialist in teacher development, managing education programs and M&E with over 25 years' experience in developing countries.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy, Political
  • Director, CEO, COP, President
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research, Analysis
  • Social, Education, Gender, Youth, Child
Professional Experience:
I am an independent education consultant, with experience in training teachers and instructors in primary, secondary and higher education, and managing large education projects funded by international donors.

I am a specialist in working in fragile states, and low resource environments.

I have designed and facilitated teacher development courses and workshops which promote communicative, student based learning. Responsibilities included conducting sessions, mentoring teachers, classroom observations and feedback. I have also worked on designing teaching materials and lesson plans.

I have worked as a project manager and Chief of Party on USAID and British Council projects and have managed national and international teams– including remotely. In these positions I was responsible for monitoring and record keeping, preparing work plans, budgets, progress reports and financial reports as well as technical education advice.

I have advised MOE and MOHE officials on education policy.

I have M&E experience as lead on research and evaluations and have designed data collection tools, conducted field data collection and compiled and presented reports.

I have also designed and facilitated courses for NGO/INGO and government agency staff on project management, M&E and soft skills.

I am based in Poland but can travel anywhere for up to three months and can also work longer than that from home.
Education:
Master of Science: Poverty Reduction and Development Management. University of Birmingham, UK. (2009).

Master of Arts: Teaching English as a Foreign Language. University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, UK. (1997).

Bachelor of Arts: English Literature. University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, UK. (1986-1990).

Certificate in Monitoring and Evaluation and SPSS: MSTCDC Arusha 2014.
Available for:
  • Consulting assignments

    Years of Experience:
    More than 20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    Masters
    Languages:
    English
    Nationality:
    United Kingdom
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