Secure Aspects Group Belgrade, SRB
### Description About IREX IREX is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to building a more just, prosperous, and inclusive world by empowering youth, cultivating leaders, strengthening institutions, and extending access to quality education and information. Background Learn to Discern is IREX’s approach to media literacy which employs a hands-on training methodology to build critical information consumption skills, so that people are better able to identify manipulation, distinguish disinformation from facts, and engage with and responsibly share content across various forms of media.In partnership with American Corners,IREX will adapt the Learn to Discern training curriculato build citizen media literacy through trainings of trainers and cascade trainings across Serbia. Position summary IREX seeks short-termtechnical assistance toconduct research and produce a written report surveying current trends affecting media literacy in Serbia to inform adaptation of the Learn to Discern curricula to the Serbian context. The consultant will compile research and analyze: * Media consumption; * Trends in disinformation; and * Media literacy resources and initiativesin Serbia. Skills and Experience * Demonstratedabilitytoconduct research and analysis * Expertise inmedia literacy,disinformation, and media consumptionin Serbia * Strong understanding of the political, economic, and media landscape in Serbia * Ability to communicate professionally and provide written reporting in both English and Serbian Duration and timeframe: * Up to 10 days during the period fromOctober29 –November 30, 2018, with a possibility of increasing the duration and/or entering into subsequent contractual agreements.