On 25th of Oct 2016, An-Najah National University, partner of the Erasmus + project METHODS ” Modernization of Teaching Methodologies in Higher Education: Eu Experience For Jordan And Palestinian Territory “ hosted the National Erasmus+ Office project monitoring visit in Palestine. The office director, Dr. Nidal JAYYOUSI, and Ms. Rana A. QAIMARI , the NEO programme officer in Palestine, was the visiting team. The event was attended by representatives of local partners; METHODS local coordinator - BZU, Dr.Wasel GHANEM, ANU EU-Project Coordinator , Dr Imad IBRIK , PPU Contact , Dr Nabil JOULANI , Aalborg University Representatives– project Partner , Mette RUBY& Villads HAMANN, Dr. Abdel Karim DARAGHMEH,METHODS ANU TSC committee meber , Eng.Fadia HASAIKA, METHODS ANU diss committee member.
The visit mainly aimed at looking at the outputs and achievements of the operational objectives of the project in Palestine to‐ date, to assess progress and achievements of the project, to judge whether the project is producing the expected results, and to evaluate its visibility and sustainability potential, and at drawing out the reality of the project environment regarding how it is being implemented and the difficulties faced.
The main monitoring session was attended by all guests, during which, the participants gave a short overview on the workplan implementation and the achieved results so far. They presented the current status of the different workpackages, where they showed that the work is going on properly and many of the project deliverables have already been satisfyingly completed. After the presentations, an open and constructive discussion has considered project phase one.
Dr.Nidal also emphasized the need to have a spirit of partnership between all parties for the success of the project , he also thanked the Project partners for Project success ,and the active communication among partners , and the great achievements of the project.
The meeting ended with a visit summary and some recommendations.