Jordan

UNESCO Chair in Development of Vocational Resources for the Future (956), established in 2011 at the Al-Balqa Applied University (Jordan).

Fields/Disciplines

Applied research and innovation in technical and vocational education and training (TVET).

Objectives

The specific objectives of this Chair are to:

  • develop applied research and innovation in technical and vocational education and training (TVET);
  • elaborate new curricula for the training of trainers on vocational guidance, competence and skills analysis, evaluation and human resources management; and,
  • develop training resource data and information systems, as well as a website to spread e-learning courses.

Host Institution

Al-Balqa Applied University (Jordan)

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Education, UNESCO Office in Amman

Contacts:

Prof. Dr. Nabil Shawagfeh, UNESCO Chairholder

The Al-Balqa Applied University

P.O.Box: Al-Salt 19117

 Jordan

Phone: (+962-5) 3491111

Fax: (+962-5) 3491111

E-mail: Shawagfeh(at)bau.edu.jo

Prof. Alain Kokosowski , Co-Chairholder  

Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-En-Yvelines

Laboratoire de recherche en management  LAREQUOI

47, BD Vauban

78047 Guyancourt

France

Phone: +33(1)39-25-55-33

E-mail: a.kokosowski(at)wanadoo.fr