UCAS participated in training workshop entitled (Curriculum and Bologna Principles) within the CBHE EU Funded Project: Boosting Innovation in Education and Research of Precision Agriculture in Palestine (BENEFIT). The training workshop was facilitated remotely for five days starting from Monday 16 November 2020. The coordinator Al-Quds Open University hosted the virtual training with overwhelming presence of national and International partners from the following HEIs: University College of Applied Sciences, Al-Istiqlal University, An-Najah National University, Hebron University, Palestine Technical University – Khadoorie, Panepistimio Patron, Slovenská Polnohospodárska Univerzita v Nitre, University of Ruse Angel Kanchev, Vysoká škola technická a ekonomická v Českých Budějovicích.
The NEO Director, Dr. Nedal Jayousi participated in this event among many activities to support and consolidate CBHE projects in Palestine. Dr. Jayousi highlighted the importance of using modern agricultural technology adoption since agriculture remains to be a great player in the generation of revenue and a source of food for many people all over the world.
From UCAS, seven researchers and quality control specialist participated in the event with active participation in the programs’ sessions which cover the topics of designing synchronous and a synchronous E-learning, Bologna curriculum design principles for higher education and ECTS System.
Mr. Ahmed Ghorab, the project coordinator at UCAS emphased on the importance of BENEFIT project in encouraging research in variety agricultural aspects, encourage the use of best practices in terms of water use, and encourage the application of smart or precise agriculture in order to increase the benefit values of unit of water or land.