Implemented Projects

  1. Solar PV Microgrids a SMART Course.

    This project is funded by the Palestine for Sustainable Development Foundation “PsDF” which aims to design and develop a smart course titled “Solar PV Microgrids” as a self-Learning Online Open Course (MOOCs). It deals with microgrids technology, covers a wide range of topics, from basic definitions, through modelling and control of AC and DC microgrids to the application of adaptive protection in microgrids. Participants will master various concepts related to microgrid technology and implementation, such as smart grid and virtual power plant, types of distribution network, markets, control strategies and components. Participants will also have the opportunity to master the topic of microgrids by assessing case study sites where microgrids can be implemented.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Mobile Educational Center Improves Educational Opportunities in South Hebron Governorate:
    This project is the first of its kind in the region and has been funded by the Community Resilience and Development Programme in Area C and in East Jerusalem (CRDP) of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). It aims to improve the quality of education in the marginalized C areas located South of Hebron, through providing an educational center equipped with a computer lab and a library on a truck traveling between the marginalized areas and schools to be used by the students and the local community in cooperation with the Municipality of Yatta and Al-Samu'u and the Directorate of Education of South Hebron.

  6. Action Research on E-learning in Palestinian Schools:
    This project was implemented in cooperation with the Open University of Cyprus and the Ministry of Education and Higher Education and funded by the Belgian Agency for Development (BTC). The aim of the project is to assess the use of e-Learning and various teaching techniques in the Palestinian educational system.

  7. English Language Summer Camp :
    The project was funded by the American Consulate General in Jerusalem in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education. The aim of the project is to improve the English language skills of the Palestinian youth in the marginalized areas of Salfit, the Jordan Valley -Tubas and South Hebron area. More than 100 high school graduates and first year university students benefited from this project.

  8. English Language Lab for the Palestinian Police:
    This project was funded by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and aims to train trainers from the Palestinian Police to be able to design English language training programs, download them on Moodle system and teach them to the target group of the Palestinian police.

  9. Developing and Designing an e -Learning portal for the Ministry of Health:
    This project was implemented in cooperation with INTRA HEALTH and aims to develop and design an e-Learning portal using Moodle for the Ministry of Health, train the staff of the Ministry on how use and manage this portal and design educational programs and upload them on the portal.

  10. The Media Campaign Project for the Settlement of Dura lands:
    This project was funded by the World Bank and in cooperation with the Palestinian Land Authority. The project aims to enhance the awareness of the local community members in Dura about the importance of land registration at the Palestinian Land Authority.

  11. Awareness program for home buyers "mortgage":
    This project was funded by UK Aid in cooperation with the Palestinian Banking Institute. It aims to educate homebuyers to successfully purchase a house.

  12. Development of Health Management Bachelor's Program:
    The project was funded by USAID in collaboration with Al-Quds Open University and the Palestinian Ministry of Health. It aims at developing a Bachelor's program in Health Management to enable the staff of the Ministry of Health to develop and improve their management skills in the health field.

  13. Mobile Education Center project to improve the quality of education in marginalized areas in Tubas and the northern Jordan Valley:
    Following the success of the mobile education center project in Hebron governorate, a similar project was implemented in Tubas and the northern Jordan Valley through Community Resilience and Development Program (CRDP), which aimed to improve the quality of education in the (C) marginalized areas of the northern Jordan Valley region, through the provision of an equipped education center with a computer lab and a library on a truck that travels in the marginalized areas, to be used by the students and the community in cooperation with the villages’ councils, the local government and Tubas Directorate.