Current Projects

  1. Increase the capacities of Citizens in investigative Journal by providing training to 30 Youth Journalists.

    The project aims to build the national capacities among journalists in the concept of investigative journalism by providing intensive training to selected 30 journalists in WB GS who are working in different mass media including our TV. The training purpose is create a team that will be pioneer and change agents to use the investigative journalism techniques to influence the people and support them for social and political change.

  2. Teaching Arabic to Non Native Speakers Improved at Al Quds Open University.

    In collaboration with Università telematica internazionale Uninettun/Italy and Tunis Virtual University (UVT), Al Quds Open University (QOU) is implementing a project funded by the e- Omed Espace Numérique Ouvert pour la Méditerranée, that aims to develop the field of teaching Arabic for non-native speakers, by providing online modules in the light of technical educational experiences based on successful and internationally approved standards and enhancing the skills of Arabic teachers to design and develop online modules for teaching Arabic for non-native speakers.

  3. Promoting OER Concepts, Reuse, and Practices in the Arab Countries.

    Funded by UNESCO office in Cairo and in partnership with Ministry of Education and Higher Education-Jordan. QOU is implementing a project that aims to develop A Self-Learning Open Online Training Course to raise the OER awareness and assist academics and teachers from the Arab countries (Jordan and Palestine) in acquiring and reinforcing the skills and knowledge they need in order to exploit the rich potential of e-Content. They will learn how to incorporate OER in their courses; ways to reuse e-Content and what are the easy tools to develop OER for their students; how and where to publish and share their OER and how to establish sustainable communities for sharing initiatives, thoughts and experiences. In addition, as a part of this project, a Training of trainers (TOT) workshops will be held in Palestine and Jordan in using the Self-Learning Open Online Training Course.

  4. Building the resilience of As Samou’ communities through territorial integration of As Samou’ area including area C.

    As Samou’ municapilty in cooperation with Al Quds open university as co-applicant implementing a project titled” Building the resilience of As Samou’ communities through territorial integration of As Samou’ area including area C” . the project aims to empower As Samou community and giving them the ability to determine and choose how to meet their own needs through participatory community development planning, strength As Samou’ Municipality capacities to provide support to Palestinian Communities in As Samou’ area in Area C. In addition, have a stronger resilience, improve access to social services, economic opportunities and to legal support for justice and protection against abuse and violence in addition to increase the awareness in the local communities in different topics, and enhance the local CBO’s.

  5. Virtual Reality as an innovative and immersive Learning tools for HEIs in Palestine.

    Al Isteqlal University as applicant university in partnership with Al Quds open university, American Arab University of Jenin (AAUJ) Polytechnique University of Khadoori (PTKU) –Manouba University – Tunis – Université Virtuelle de Tunis – Tunis , implementing Capacity building for higher education project funded by Erasmus+. The project is seeking to introduce the Virtual Reality Concept in the Topography and Geography courses as an innovative approach to teach the student the different challenging technical concepts related to principle of navigation, terrain’s topography, tracing and reading different maps describing the contours, interpret different keys when reading topographic maps, and how to use compass in navigation.

  6. Research Output Management through Open Access Institutional Repositories in Palestinian Higher Education (ROMOR).

    Islamic University of Gaza as applicant university in partnership with Al-Quds open university (QOU), board of trustees of the Birzeit University (BZU), technische universitaet wien (tuwien), universita degli studi di parma (parma), university of brighton (bu), university of glasgow (gla) , Palestine technical university – kadoorie (kad) implementing Capacity building for higher education project funded by Erasmus+. The ROMOR Project aims over the course of three years to build capacity on research output management in four leading PS HEIs by establishing Open Access Institutional Repositories. The training, which is required to establish these repositories, and then their implementation, population and management, will be the core of the Project. Learning outcomes from these activities will also be shared and disseminated in a variety of ways, including the establishment of mechanisms to assist proactively other institutions in setting up and managing repositories. This Project aims to improve not only the visibility and the management of scientific research, but also to support the advocacy in support of open access to research outputs and to foster scholarly communication and coordination between PS HEIs.

  7. Develop the Capacity of Business and Economic Research Centers at the Palestinian HIEs.

    Islamic University of Gaza as applicant university in partnership with Al-Quds open university (QOU) Al-Azhar University – Gaza (AUG), Birzeit University (BZU), University College of Applied Sciences (UCAS), and Accreditation and Quality Assurance Commission (AQAC) . The EU partners includes University of L’Aquila (UNIVI, University of Huddersfield (HUD), University of Almería (UAL), and Royal Institutes of Technology (KTH). The project aims to connect the researchers into a research hub that increase the monitoring and evaluation. BERC helps bring about major improvements in business research innovation, which is a unique project in PS. BERC helps to initiate research hub, applied EU standards, available for local and international stakeholders. The aim of the hub as well as the research centers is to make important research available to the widest possible audience. Wherever possible, subject to author contributions and copyright constraints, it contains the full text of articles, conference papers, book chapters and other published written material.