OPEN CALL FOR PROPOSALS: GAME DEVELOPMENT
Can't Wait to Learn, War Child’s flag ship innovation in education programme, uses a custom-built tablet-based games to provide alternative learning opportunities to children who are excluded from education due to conflict and displacement. Through the use of the serious gaming approach to learning, tablets, wireless technology and community facilitators, the project aims to overcome the limitations related to resources and public schooling infrastructure. The long-term aim is to enable vulnerable children to develop the necessary skills and knowledge to acquire a Certificate of Primary Education
War Child is looking for a company to:
• Develop a game-based learning environment suitable to teach children in 2 different conflict affected countries. This will be done by building on an existing code base, used to successfully launch similar games in 3 countries.
• Develop new learning materials (mini games) based on materials developed for existing games and in-line with official maths and literacy curricula.
• Document the software development process and develop a game user manual.
UPDATE: Following a number of requests, the deadline for the submission of the tender has been extended to 22 January 2018. The first round Q&A will be published by end of the day 11 January 2018.
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The safety of children is essential to War Child. War Child does not tolerate or accept any form of abuse. This subject is addressed in our recruitment and selection procedures.