Funded by Finnish Development Cooperation Fund

A New Scientific Lab

07 - Mar - 2018

In the framework of the joint institutional plan of HEI in Finland, and included in the project, entitled “Developing the Pedagogical Practices of HEI at the Islamic University", a new scientific lab has recently been opened by a host of IUG members involving the Vice-president for academic affairs Prof. Salem Hilles, the Dean of the Quality and Development Center Prof. Mohammed Al- Hanjouri, and the Project Manager prof. Nazmi Almasri, as well as, members of the teamwork: Prof. Ellian Al-Holy, Prof. Bassam Al-Saqqa, Prof. Ayman Al-Saqqa, Mrs. Azza Al-Sahhar. 

Prof. Hilles noted out that this project is a cooperative agreement held with Tampere University in Finland to extend the experiences of (17) IUG academicians from different disciplinarians to the world, clarifying that Finland is one of the best countries at providing education worldwide. He revealed that the project is of an essential role, and help improve the quality of the educational process in Palestinian institutions. He appreciated the tireless effort of the teamwork in following up and succeeding the project. 

Prof. Al- Masry confirmed that the project is one of the fruitful outcomes of a four- years-partnership with Tampere University, hoping that many labs to be opened in the coming time. In his recorded word, Dr. Visa Korhenin, the project coordinator at Tampere University, congratulated the Islamic University for opening such Labs that have left tangible impacts on the teaching process.

It is noteworthy that the “eTraining FinPal" project is funded by the Finnish Foreign Ministry to improve the pedagogical competencies, and potentials of academicians who are in charge of the teaching unit specialized for experiences’ mobility to other Palestinian universities.