IUG Wins Project Financed by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland

05 - Apr - 2017

In cooperation  with University of Tampere in Finland, IUG has won in a project entitled, ''Processions to Develop Educational  Practices in Higher Education in Palestine'', which is financed by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland through HEI-ICI.

The project was prepared by a team of specialists in IUG including Dr. Nazmi Al- Masri ,Vice President for Foreign Affairs, Eng. Amani Al- Maqadmah, Head of foreign Relations Department, in corporation with Eng. Tahani Foudah, IUG Graduate  and Envoy for Studying Ph.D. in University of  Tampere  in addition to a group of specialists from University of Tempera, the main coordinator of the project.  

The project, which application time lasts from April, 2017 till the end of March, 2020, aims at enhancing the quality of education, learning, evaluation and using modern techniques in the Palestinian Higher education institutions, which will  help to form an academic staff with high efficiency through improving the educational skills and facilities for IUG academic staff. After this, IUG will sign 3 cooperation agreements with different Palestinian universities to enhance  the excellence and quality of  teaching and academic evaluation.

By transferring distinguished educational experiences from Finland, which is characterized by one of the best educational systems all over the world, the project is expected to result in many outputs including, implementing a training program for IUG faculty members containing 6 topics related to the skills that have the priority to be used in university teaching such as, using modern techniques and ways in university teaching and evaluation, identifying standards and techniques of academic evaluation based on the Finnish model in addition to making researches in corporation with Finnish researchers in 4 international conferences.

This project comes as a result of IUG successful relations with more than 120 European university including University if Tempera and within ERUSMUS MUNDUS and ERUSMUS+ projects and many research projects.