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  • Posted: Jul 28, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Code for Africa (CfA) uses technology and #OpenData to empower citizens. We give citizens actionable information for better-informed decision making and digital tools to amplify their voices, so that they can hold the authorities (both governmental and corporate) to account.
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    E-learning Course Developer

    The Curriculum Developer will be CfA’s in-house ‘architect’ for designing the structure for our courseware modules and courses, as well as setting the benchmark for curriculum resources. The candidate reports to CfA’s Senior Programme Manager on the Knowledge team, and will work with the support of CfA’s wider team of editorial experts, data analysts and digital designers, as well as external domain experts. The candidate will champion CfA’s Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), ensuring that it is on par with the world’s best. 


    • Qualifications or significant proven expertise in learning sciences, and specifically mass open online course (MOOC) design, instructional design and learning technologies or Information architecture, evidence-based education, and/or related fields.
    • 3+ years of hands-on experience in training development, creating blended learning solutions for both instructor-led and self-paced training programmes.
    • Experience with using multimedia and online web instructional materials, especially for a web-based Learning Management Systems (LMS) such as WordPress’ LearnDash platform.
    • Experience assessing training needs, writing lessons objectives, and storyboarding course outlines/learning journeys. 
    • Ability to work creatively and accurately under pressure with excellent attention to detail.
    • Ability to multitask and self-organise, and prioritise work when managing multiple timelines and schedules.
    • Excellent leadership, team-building, and self-management skills.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  


    • Knowledge of data journalism and/or multimedia storytelling, or civic technology and civic engagement, or digital democracy approaches.
    • Experience with developing courseware formats for new communication channels, including using mobile platforms like WhatsApp or equivalent social messaging platforms.
    • Experience with creating or customising courseware content using InDesign (or equivalent tools), video scribe, audio/narration editing tools and other e-learning design technologies is also an asset.
    • Expertise in adult learning and all aspects of instructional design for various formats, including instructor-led, self-directed e-learning, task-driven experiential learning, webinar-driven interactive learning, mobile optimised courseware, and various types of performance support.
    • Willingness to teach others and learn/pioneer new techniques.
    • Experience in remote collaboration tools, including Slack, Google Drive, and Trello to manage workflows.
    • The ability to communicate and work effectively with curriculum or domain experts and project team members who work remotely and in different time zones.

    Closing: 30 August 2022

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