Call for offer – Consultant/Trainer on Media ethics

Terms of Reference

 Consultant/trainer on Media ethics 

for DW Akademie’s project “Digital-Innovations for Peace”



Deutsche Welle Akademie in the framework of EU-funded “Digital-Innovations for Peace” is seeking to hire aconsultant/trainer in Media Ethics for up to 5 service days in October-December 2022.

“Digital-Innovations for Peace” aims to support users in the MENA region in becoming more resilient against digital disinformation and to promote peace in the digital sphere.


Objectives and Scope of work:

DW Akademie is commissioning a service contract to a consultant/trainer in Media Ethics for its project “Digital Innovations for Peace”. The starting date of the contract will be confirmed in agreement with the consultant.


Scope of work:

The proposed methods for organizing the training/coaching on Media Ethics are identified by the following tasks:

  • Conducting short-term Media Ethics online sessions/trainings for journalists from Libya, Tunisia and Algeria (language of instruction Arabic).
  • Creating training plans and materials in Arabic.
  • Contributing training material on Media Ethics in Arabic.
  • Conducting evaluation of the sessions/trainings;
  • Reporting on the delivered sessions/trainings.
Required skills:

 The applicant should have:

  • In-depth knowledge and skills in the field of Media Ethics.
  • Considerable background in journalism.
  • Significant experience as a Media Ethics trainer and consultant.
  • Solid knowledge and skills in the field of media and social media.
  • Current knowledge of media usage, media legislation and media ethics in the MENA region.
  • Training skills especially in the field of participatory training methods.
  • Experience in using online learning tools.
  • Intercultural sensitivity.


Duration and timeframe:

The contract will be issued for a maximum number of 5 service days and 2 preparation days in October- December 2022.


Payment and deliverables:

The consultant can send an invoice upon completion of the service. The payment will be made in Euro via bank transfer.


Application deadline:

The applicant should submit an offer in PDF form before 30 September 2022 via email to DW Akademie  The application should include an up-to-date CV and a proposal including a daily rate.