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Developing Business and Economic Research Centers Capacities at Higher Education Centers” BERC” held Project Committee’s Eighth Meeting

  • 10.05.2017

Business and Economic Research Centers at Palestinian Higher Education Institutions Project “BERC” has held the 8th project’s committee meeting on Thursday 05 October 2017 in the Islamic university of Gaza, with the presence of all partner universities; Al-Azhar university and University College of Applied Sciences concurrently with University of Almeria - Spain, and with the presence of the west bank’s universities; Al-Quds Open University, and Birzeit University and the European universities; L'Aquila University- Italy, Royal Institute of Technology- Sweden, Huddersfield University-Uk and  University of Almeria-Spain, and it was held via skype.

At the beginning, Dr.Wael Aldaya – the project coordinator at the Islamic University of Gaza- welcomed the audience of the Islamic university of Gaza and all PS and EU universities connected via Skype.

The meeting included some presentations by the projects partner universities about the progress in the projects implementation as follows: Dr.Wael Al Daya presented the Islamic University of Gaza, Dr. Yousef Sabbah presented Al-Quds Open University, Dr.Samia Albotmeh presented Birzeit University,  Eng. Hatem Abu-Sultan presented the UCAS and Dr. Mahmood Sabra presented Al-Azhar University,

Regarding quality report for the 2nd, 3rd Training and 7th management Meeting presentation Eng. Mohammed Saleh- KTH presented quality report for the 2nd, 3rd training and 7th management meeting, he mentioned that that the main roles of the QA internal plan are to monitor the project activities, Timeliness and technical quality of the deliverables and results and this will be performed by partner institutions by assigning tasks and responsibility.

Eng. Amani El Mqadma, presented the future activities. The future activities will be according to each work package she also presented the date of delivery for each activity.

The agenda of the next mangment meeting also discussed to includes:

·         Budget restructuring result and consequences

·         Next training in the UK, Jan. 2018

·         Review the content of the research curriculum standards for bachelor and master degree 

·         Quality of the project including external evaluation methodology to be developed and internal procedures

·         Project implementation progress compared to the time line

·         Future activities including: importantly:

o   monitoring visits,

o   round trips for Gaza partners

o   and final conference visit in Gaza strip

The last point introduced from each partner universities is the actions required.





BERC - Develop Business and Economic Research Centers Capacity at Palestinian Higher Education Institutions

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