An-Najah Hosts Prof. Daniel Burgos from the International University of La Rioja (UNIR) in Spain
On Thursday, February 19, 2019, Professor Maher Natsheh, Acting President of An-Najah received Prof. Daniel Burgos, Vice-Chancellor for Research & Technology in the International University of La Rioja. The visit was organized by the Faculty of Educational Sciences and Teachers' Training and the E-Learning Centre at the University.
The meeting focused on discussing possible means of academic cooperation between the two universities and was attended by the University's faculty deans and a number of An-Najah’s administrative and academic bodies.
At the beginning of the meeting, Professor Natsheh welcomed the guest and expressed his delight about developing academic relations with the UNIR in many academic fields. He briefed the guest on An-Najah's history, development, students, campuses, academic programmes, scientific centres and faculties. Lastly, they discussed the E-Learning Centre which aims at adopting technology to enhance the quality of higher education in various fields to achieve the best educational and training outcomes. He added that the University established the E-Learning Centre to provide its students and staff with a friendly educational environment and develop their academic skills.
In turn, Prof. Burgos commended An-Najah's role as a leading university in Palestine and for the strong academic relationships it cultivates with international universities and institutions around the world. He also gave a presentation to the University's faculty deans on creativity and innovation and the importance of technology in education and for the future of higher education.