Competition for a vacancy Translation and adaptation of training materials “Computer literacy programs” into Kyrgyz and Russian languages

Published: 10.02.2023 

Deadline: 17/02/2023


Technical specification for translation and adaptation of training materials “Computer literacy programs” into Kyrgyz and Russian languages

 About the Sanarip Insan project: The project “Promotion of equal economic opportunities and sustainability of youth” (hereinafter Sanarip Insan) is implemented by the Public Association “Internet Society Kyrgyz Chapter” (hereinafter ISOC) with the assistance of the Representative Office of the European Union in the Kyrgyz Republic. Sanarip Insan is aimed at developing knowledge and skills in the field of digital and green economy among young people and women living in the regions. The project also provides for information activities to increase the level of digital literacy in cooperation with the media and social networks; adaptation and development of teaching materials with representatives of the education sector, as well as joint initiatives with stakeholders and government agencies to train young people to work on digital platforms – e–government, e-commerce and digital economy. The long-term goals of the project are to improve the indicators of youth protection in line with the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.

According to the results of bilateral meetings with the Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic, as well as in accordance with the Strategy for the Development of Education in the Kyrgyz Republic for 2021-2040, one of the priorities of the country’s development is orientation towards digitalization of education, including the creation of conditions for the formation of e-learning at all levels of education and the training of digital personnel.

Based on the above, ISOC announces a competition among interested organizations/a group of experts to provide services for the translation and adaptation of audio and video materials of the training course “Computer Literacy Program” (Microsoft Digital Literacy) hereinafter “Program” from English into Russian and Kyrgyz, from Russian into Kyrgyz. The course program consists of the following sessions (presentations, text and video materials):

Course 1 – Work with computers (Computer literacy)

Course 2 – Access information online (Access to information on the Internet)

Course 3 – Communicate online (Online Communication)

Course 4 – Participate safely and responsibly online (Safe and responsible use of the Internet)

Course 5 – Create digital content (Creating digital content)

Course 6 – Collaborate and manage content digitally (Digital collaboration and content management)

Scope of work and expected results:

The terms of reference must be completed between February 24 – April 24, 2023. ISOC will discuss the terms of delivery of products with the selected Contractor when concluding the contract. The contractor needs to coordinate with the client at each stage the projects of products (translations of materials and audio and video materials, presentations). See Appendix 2 and Appendix 3 for material examples.

Place of implementation – Bishkek

Accountability and coordination: As part of the execution of this technical assignment, the Consultant is accountable to the Coordinator of the Sanarip Insan project. The Consultant needs to inform the Coordinator about the progress of the assignment, and about any difficulties encountered in the process of doing the work.

Contract form: The preferred form of the contract is a civil law contract for the provision of services, which requires the applicant to be registered as an individual entrepreneur or a legal entity.

Payment terms: Payment for the services rendered will be made upon the development of the course and after its testing on the basis of the invoice issued and the Act of Acceptance of the services rendered by wire transfer by means of a payment order by transferring funds to the Contractor’s settlement account specified in the payment invoice. All tax and social deductions for this assignment will be included in the amount of the contract and are the responsibility of the Contractor. Information about reporting will be provided additionally.

Conditions for submission of competitive applications: The package of documents must be sent by e-mail to [email protected] marked “Adaptation of the computer literacy course” until 15:00, February 17, 2023:

  • Letter of interest indicating compliance with the stated requirements and the implementation of similar works;
  • Summary and portfolio of experts;
  • Commercial offer indicating the cost of work in the format “number of days and the cost of payment in euros” (Appendix 1);
  • Three letters of recommendation from customers of similar works

Selection of applications: Based on the optimal cost approach, the Customer will select an expert taking into account the combination of:

(a) qualifications, knowledge and skills sufficient to implement the scope of work (70%), and

(b) financial proposal (30% of the total evaluation score).

If you have any questions, please call the number or whatsapp: 0755330335

Detailed terms of reference in the appendix