The PPU participated in the Third Meeting of the Administrative Committee for TAP “Transforming Assessment Practices” project , funded by Erasmus and held at Alicante Spanish University during the month of July. This meeting included the Palestinian partner universities: An-Najah University, BirZeit University, the University College for Applied Sciences, and Palestine Polytechnic Universities, in addition to the European partner universities: University College Cork in Ireland, Slovenia Technical University, Four Elements in Greece, and Alicante University in Spain.
In the meeting, the stages of the project progress completed so far were discussed and the courses to be developed were reviewed so that new ways of evaluation could be introduced by using smart phones applications. The mechanism of reviewing these courses were also agreed upon according to the plan and models of the quality control developed during the project.
The committee also made some recommendations regarding the plan of activities for the next year which included the implementation of the developed courses and the training of a new group of faculty staff.
It is noteworthy that Palestine Polytechnic University was represented by Dr. Adnan Shihadeh, the Coordinator of this project.