E-Learning Center at An-Najah Takes Part in Training Courses for Staff Development
The E-Learning Center's plan at An-Najah National University aims to support and encourage the development of its staff, as the Center recognizes that staff development can play a critical role in building the capability of its workforce. Some of the Center's staff recently took part in many distinctive training courses in line with the Center's strategic plan.
The Center recognizes that its staff are fundamental to its success. A strategic, professional approach to staff development helps the University to attract and retain high-calibre staff with the skills and competencies necessary to deliver its objectives.
One of the training courses is about the digital and blended education design in the technical and vocational education and training sector as part of Erasmus + Capacity Building in Higher Education Program. This program is implemented in partnership with several Palestinian universities in addition to the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Labor, and partners from Europe: Lille University, Medlink in France, Berlin Technical University, the University of Applied Studies in Germany, and a group of European institutions for vocational training.
Mr. Musab Miari from the E-Learning Center presented an overview of the e-learning strategy that was implemented during the Coronavirus Pandemic to guarantee the continuation of education during the Coronavirus Pandemic.
Also, Eng. Lama Yassin and Eng. Areej Abu Obaid from the E-Learning Center participated in another training course titled “Certified E-Learning Director" which was organized by Academy- UK and Association of Arab Universities.
The course was designed for professionals charged with integrating interactive online technologies into both educational and professional training environments. The participants were provided with highest level of certification for e-learning specialists.
Furthermore, Mr. Ahmad Noubani from the University's E-Learning Center participated in a training course about e-learning design and development. The course provided Mr. Noubani with broad exposure to principles and applications of e-learning. Also, the course developed his knowledge and skills in analysis, design, development, and evaluation of e-learning. The course introduced him to design theories and builds technical skills that apply to a variety of e-learning settings.
Mr. Alaa Nasser from the E-Learning Center took part in a training program titled “E-Learning in University Education”. The course aimed to develop the participants' skills and competency in designing and developing e-learning courses and their content.
Eng. Raed Khelfa also participated in an introductory course about DigiPal Platform, an educational platform, that offers training courses about IT, engineering, translation, finance and accounting, media production and multimedia with the aim of preparing Palestinian graduates to compete in the job market and ensure that they have the skills and knowledge demanded by employers at the labour market.