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The University of Jordan

UNEVOC Centre (Uni/Research) since 1995

The University of Jordan is both a modern as well as old institution of Higher Education in Jordan. Established in 1962, the University has, since then, applied itself to the advancement of knowledge no less than to its dissemination .In its capacity as a comprehensive teaching, research and community-service institution, the University of Jordan enables its students to choose from a wide range of programs- more than 3500 different courses are offered by some 18 faculties.

The University works mainly through 3 main pillars:

  • provision of sound professional education at both the undergraduate and graduate levels (Most academic departments run Master´s programmes in addition to the regular undergraduate programmes associated with these departments. Very few, however, run the doctoral programme);
  • support of goal-oriented research, particularly research activities which are in line with the national developmental plans;
  • community service to the country and region through training and research centres such as Centre for Consultation and Technical Studies which provides training programmes in many areas of specialisation.

Mission

  • Manage society in order to make UJ one of globally ranked universities by 2021;
  • become a pioneer university amongst globally ranked ones by providing students with outstanding teaching and learning experience

Objectives

  • Graduating outstanding students who can excel in public competitions, job markets and postgraduate programs, in light of pluralism and the change of environmental and technological requirements;
  • Excel in the academic and institutional side at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels;
  • Promoting the spirit of loyalty and pride amongst faculty members, administrative staff, students and alumni;
  • Readiness for accountability by higher education officials for the provision of quality in its programs, services and procedures as well as its commitment to the laws and regulations;
  • Providing safe, healthy and stable environment that encourages UJ's administrative, faculty members and students to learn, create and excel;
  • Excelling in research production and postgraduate programs in a way that serves local, regional and global communities in addition to developing the educational process;
  • Perfectly invest available human and material resources in order to serve the educational process and achieve its vision and mission;
  • The development of the structure of UJ's programs, academic and administrative units to contribute to overcoming slack management, wasting of financial resources and increasing costs rather than achieving quality and development of its operations and outputs;
  • Strengthening ties with the local community, Arab and regional educational institutions and bodies;
  • Improving the effectiveness of faculty members at UJ to strengthen the learning process amongst students, boosting their personal, social, academic and technological abilities.

Focus and interest

Work area

Which of the following fields is the UNEVOC Centre working on?
  
Sharing knowledge about TVET
 
 
Primary focus
  
Developing knowledge
 
 
Primary focus
  
Developing and building capacities
 
 
Primary focus
  

Beneficiaries

Who are the beneficiaries of the UNEVOC Centre's work?
  
Teachers
 
 
Primary focus
  
Researchers
 
 
Primary focus
  
Policy makers
 
 
Primary focus
  
Private sector
 
 
Primary focus
  


Engagement interest

What is the highest level of engagement the Centre is interested in in the following fields?
   
Greening of TVET institutions and skills
 
   Interested to learn
   
Migration
 
   Interested to learn
   
OER and Online Learning
 
   Interested to learn
   
Equity of access in TVET
 
   Interested to learn
   
Gender equality in TVET
 
   Interested to learn
   
Fostering entrepreneurship
 
   Interested to learn
   
Industry 4.0 / Smart production
 
   Interested to learn
   

Activity interest

Which types of activities is the UNEVOC Centre most interested in?
  
Capacity development projects
 
 
Highly interested
  
Policy oriented projects
 
 
Highly interested
  
Knowledge development
 
 
Highly interested
  
Workshops and conferences
 
 
Highly interested
  


Regional collaboration interest

What are the UNEVOC Centre's collaboration interests?
  
Within my cluster
 
 
Highly interested
  
With Africa
 
  Moderately interested
  
With the Arab States
 
 
Highly interested
  
With Asia and the Pacific
 
 
Highly interested
  
With Europe, CIS and North America
 
 
Highly interested
  
With Latin America and the Caribbean
 
  Moderately interested
  




Contact

The University of Jordan
11942 Amman
Jordan
Jordan

http://ju.edu.jo/Home.aspx

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Head of UNEVOC Centre
Dr. Hesham Aldajeh
Associate Professor
Department of Curriculum and Instruction



UNEVOC Coordinator
Dr. Hesham Aldajeh
Associate Professor
Department of Curriculum and Instruction

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