Ireland - Development Perspectives: Invitation to Tender

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Opportunity closing date
15 January 2020
Opportunity publication date
13 December 2019
Value of contract
to be confirmed
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Invitation to Tender for the Development and Delivery of Photography Workshops for Refugees

Project Name: Supporting the integration of the Resettled (STIRE)
Contact Person: Paul Crewe
Tel: 041-981005

1. Who we are: Development Perspectives
Development Perspectives (DP) is an independent Development Education non-governmental organisation (NGO) and registered charity (CHY 18555). Based in Drogheda, Co. Louth, Development Perspectives works both nationally and internationally, with the mission to contribute to lessening poverty, inequality and climate change through transformative education and active global citizenship.
2. The Project: background
In 2019, Development Perspectives as part of a consortium of European partners received funding from the European Union’s Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) for our ‘Supporting the Integration of the Resettled’ project, also known as STIRE. The overall goal of STIRE is to foster the integration of Third Country Nationals (TCNs) into their respective host communities in Austria, Ireland, Croatia, Italy, Romania and Slovenia by contributing to their support pre-departure and post-arrival, capacity building in the receiving communities and promoting cooperation and partnership between resettled TCNs and host communities in different ways.
3. Tender Requirements
The consult will plan, organise and implement three, 2-3 full day participatory photography workshops with adult Programme Refugees.The 3 workshops will be intended as a tool for developing basic photography skills while facilitating self-expression, dialogue and community empowerment through technical classes combined with discussion activities. As a result, participants will learn how to use a camera and how to apply basic rules of photography to adequately shoot a picture, while space for discussions and feedback will be extensively provided throughout the course of the workshop sessions and also at the exposition venue.
Each workshop will have 10 participants = 30 participants in total.
The work of the participants will then be showcased at an exhibition when all of the workshops are completed. This will be organised by Development Perspectives with the support of the successful consultant
Deliverables of the consultancy:

Planning and delivering 3 photography workshops (including supporting the recruitment of participants)
Supporting the preparation of the exhibition photos
Supporting Development Perspectives in the organisation of the exhibition


Deadline for application: January 15, 2020
Decision on Tender: January 17, 2020
Commencement of work: February 1, 2020
Completion of final photography workshop: May 31, 2020
Exhibition: completed by mid June

4. Skills and Qualifications

Photography skills (flash photography, digital photography)
Photography techniques (framing, lighting, symmetry etc.)
Fluency in English and Arabic (at least one person involved in the tender)
Exhibition preparation skills (Desirable)


Experience of delivering photography workshops to groups
Facilitation Experience
Experience of working with refugees, asylum seekers or migrants
Experience of developing pieces for exhibitions with beginner level participants (Desirable)

5. Tender Format
Please submit your CV and your tender proposal under the following headings:
a. Contact information

Relevant experience
Proposed methodology
Work plan including timeframe
Budget – including daily rate of consultant
Two references (including telephone numbers and emails)

Maximum tender document: 4 pages
Deadline for receipt of applications: 5pm on the 15th of January 2020
Commencement of work: February 2020
Submit to: with the subject line ‘STIRE Photography Workshop Tender’.
Tenders that are delivered late or incomplete will not be considered. Tenders should be received at the above email address by the 15th of January 2020.
6. Further Information
Please refer to document attached for further information or contact / if you have any other questions.

Opportunity closing date
15 January 2020
Value of contract
to be confirmed

About the buyer

Development Perspectives Ireland

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