Research & Development Team leader

Sister Schools is looking for an enthusiastic and inspiring person, who could lead our Research & Development department.

In today’s interconnected tapestry of global challenges—ranging from climate crises to refugee influxes-MoMo underscores the imperative of transcending cultural and socio-economic boundaries, particularly in narrowing the digital divide for children and students.

This team (with colleagues from all around the globe) wil:
Advice the Strategic Business Unit
Initiate organizational change (so that all stakeholders involved can be part of the design, implementation & execution of our services and products)
Execute research on subjects such as ‘strategic partnerships for non governmental organizations’, ‘AI in education’, DEI and the importance of intercultural communication skills’.
Design and propose special events, meetings and learning exchange challenges, related to the main goals, mission and vision of the organization.

MoMo Education
Momo Education by Sister Schools Foundation is an educational Global Citizenship programme for students aged 10 – 16, that focuses on connecting youth from both sides of the welfare divide using MoMo’s Digital Educational Exchange Platform (DEEP). By connecting schools worldwide, MoMo aims to create a digitally connected learning network for educational innovation. MoMo’s work aligns with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), especially ‘Quality education’ (4) and ‘Reduced inequalities’ (10).
Join the MoMo network as a volunteer and be part of the MoMo Movement
MoMo envisions a world where all youth, regardless of their background, have equal access to quality information & education, fostering a global community of learners, who then become empowered global citizens. It’s MoMo’s mission to create a globally interconnected learning & communication platform by supporting schools in Kenya with digital education and connecting them to sister schools in the Netherlands through a global citizenship programme, focussed on equal opportunity, children rights and media & digital literacy.

MoMo’s working environment
Since 2021, MoMo has continued to grow exponentially, mainly as a result of the skills, knowledge, and experiences of our volunteers. With a team spanning more than 12 nationalities, MoMo brings to the table strength and richness in cultural diversity, which is reflected in the products and projects on offer. Education and cooperation for peace starts within our group where people from Palestine and Israel, from Ukraine and Russia work together for a better world. MoMo stands for solidarity in action, and you can become part of our MoMo Movement!

Vision
MoMo envisions a world where all youth, regardless of their background, have equal access to quality information & education, fostering a global community of learners, who then become empowered global citizens.
Mission
MoMo creates a globally interconnected learning & communication platform by supporting schools in developing countries with digital education and connecting them to sister schools across the world through a global citizenship programme, focussed on equal opportunity, children rights and media & digital literacy.

Core Values
Championing equal opportunities for the youth and children.
Upholding and advocating for human rights.
Fostering collaboration through clear communication and leadership.
Cultivating transparency within an expansive learning network.


Skills & Qualifications:

Proven knowledge and experience in team building and project management
Completed scientific study in the field of social sciences, Education or any other relevant studies
Strong communication and organizational skills
Team worker with a passion for (lifelong) learning and internationalization of education, making a positive change in the lives of many!

You will be:
Defining the scope & content of the research areas
Creating a priority list of tasks & projects
Having an overview of the projects and finding the right resources for them
Organizing weekly meetings and feedback sessions with your team
Reporting to the management of Sister Schools
Most of the work is online and you will be communicating with our team of professional volunteers.

What do you get in return:
You will be part of an international professional network
You will join our monthly meetings and dinner parties
A new potential point to add to your CV.
You work in an innovative, growing international organization.
You will work with a diverse, energetic and motivated team towards a global goal.

It takes a global digital village to raise a 21st-century child

What is the added value of this volunteer work:
Participating in the projects of MoMo means indirectly fighting poverty. Education is the most important tool to develop and empower people. Within MoMo, we learn from and with each other across cultural differences. With this work, you can make a positive difference and counteract polarization.

Keywords: Global Network | Quality Education | Support | Distributive Society | Reduce Inequality | Diversity | Every potential is possible | Inclusivity | Acting to make the change | Democratise access to technology| Engaging learning experiences

Working hours:
Discussable
4 +/- 8 hour per week

How do you qualify:
Apply now by clicking on the “the button” to join us. Write a short motivation and send us your CV. Don’t hesitate to apply, we are looking forward to getting to know you!

Vacature Kenmerken

Centrum, Noord, Oost, West, Zuid

Branche

Educatie

Doelgroep

Volwassenen

Wat ga je doen

Communicatie en media, Onderzoek en advies, Organiseren en coördineren

Extra's

Niet van toepassing

Taalniveau

Alleen Engels

Vacaturenummer

34316

Publicatie datum

8 mei 2024

Naam contactpersoon

Julia Strijland

Locatie

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