Play Testers for Can’t Wait to Learn

War Child & Flavour
02 augustus 2017

About Can’t Wait to Learn

Can’t Wait to Learn (CWtL) proposes new cost-effective solutions to the urgent challenges facing education for children in emergencies. By utilising innovative technological solutions with a focus on serious gaming, CWtL builds on concepts which have been successfully piloted in Sudan. Can’t Wait to Learn has the potential to provide out-of-school children with access to education opportunities, especially in rural areas where no formal schools exist. The programme uses education technology as part of a model of education, which is offering certified curriculum level content through applied gaming and personalised pupil engagement. The programme uses a range of innovative, results focused approaches: combining context-specific applied gaming and community-based facilitation instead of waiting for formal schools to be built; a strong innovation management staged approach to growth with rigorous appropriate research; and focusing on getting the right partnerships in place.

Purpose of the Job

War Child is in the process of testing educational tablet games for children. In order to achieve this aim, War Child needs at least 10 adult play testers to test the functionality, content, and gameplay. The play testers will play through games (all in Arabic) from start to finish. Any errors or issues that arise during play will be reported in English to the developers.

Profile

- Native Arabic speaker (in order to play the game through and recognize issues)
- Good English speaker (to report any issues in written English and to communicate verbally with the team)
- Over 18 years old
- Non Disclosure Agreement (NDA) signature is required for this job
- Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
- Those with experience, studying, or interested in education, pedagogy, social science, gamification, technology, or other related fields are also warmly invited to apply

Timeframe

War Child & Flavour need at least 10 test players to commit for an entire period of two weeks. Due to ongoing game development, the dates of the testing are tentative and subject to change. The projected start date is Monday, 25 September and will end on Friday, 6 October. Additional testing will also take place in October. When undertaking this job, it is required that the play tester commits to the full two weeks and is able to work at the office from 10:00 to 18:00 (not including breaks).

The game testing is taking place at Europalaan 20, Utrecht 3526KS.

Payment

● 10 euro/hour
● Reimbursement for public transport from home to work
● Lunch
● Snacks/Drinks

To Apply

To apply, please email your CV and brief motivation letter to info@tinthue.com as soon as possible and at the latest by 13 October. Suitable applicants are contacted immediately and are scheduled for phone and in-person interviews.