We, Adult Education Center, Adress: Dimitrie Chupovski 13, 1000 Skopje, North Macedonia, are seeking for EU Consultant/Expert with significant experience in development of strategic documents in Adult Education;


Apply by: 31.05.2024

Start date: 01.07.2024

Duration: 45 WD




Implementation of the European Agenda for Adult Learning in North Macedonia

Project number: 101144104-MKD EAAL-ERASMUS-EDU-2023-AL-AGENDA-IBA

Financed by European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA)





  1. Background


Adult Education Centre is implementing the project Implementation of the European Agenda for Adult Learning in North Macedonia whose main objective is to respond to the currently existing challenges in the Adult Education sector, such as low participation and low level of awareness on Adult Learning and Education and Lifelong Learning. It aims to contribute to acceleration of the ongoing processes for accomplishment of the national strategic goals in Adult Education, to strengthen overall coordination among all relevant actors and stakeholders in creation of synergies for joint action, all in compliance with the priorities of the European Agenda for Adult Learning.

One of the main outputs planned in the frames of the project, is the development of a new Adult Education Strategy – an assignment for which AEC is seeking for an EU-expert.

The assignment is a measure for support of the Adult Education Council of the Republic of North Macedonia, so that the EU-expert will work on the design of the Strategy in close coordination and exchange with this body throughout the whole assignment cycle.







  1. Scope of services


In close cooperation with the national project team the consultant shall be responsible for:


Deliverables Deadlines No. of WD

1.      Field visit conducted:

–        Interviews with relevant stakeholders held

–        Field visit report developed



September 30th 2024




2.      Draft Adult Education Strategy developed


November 30th 2024





3.      First draft of Adult Education Strategy presented at a stakeholder workshop

–        Workshop report developed



December 31st  2024






4.      First draft of Adult Education Strategy corrected based on the stakeholder feedback



January 31st 2025





5.      Adult Education Strategy presented at a national conference



March 1st  2025




6.      Adult Education Strategy finalised

–        Final report on assignment developed



March 31st 2025





Qualifications and skills:



General professional experience:



Specific professional experience:

  1. Evaluation criteria:


Requirements Score
Qualification and Skills 20
General professional experience 30
Specific professional experience 50
Total 100


  1. Logistics


The task will be home based with:

All meetings arrangements as well as facilities needed for the Skopje meetings and premises for the training will be provided by the Adult Education Centre.

All travel arrangements to Skopje and accommodation will be provided by the EU Consultant/Expert.


  1. Application

To apply for this position please send your CV in the EU expert format as well as a short draft work plan (with included timeframe) and cost-estimate of services.

Please be aware that CVs will be evaluated against the criteria listed above, and that we will only contact those candidates whose profiles correspond most closely with the required qualifications and experience. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Applications should be submitted to mevlane.nexhipi@cov.gov.mk not later than 31.05.2024