University, Ministry of Education to build joint educational partnership

Birzeit University President Abdullatif Abuhijleh and Minister of Education and Higher Education Marwan Awartani agreed to cooperate in academia and research.

The agreement, that soon will be signed by the two parties, includes the establishing of technical committees of Birzeit University faculty members who will carry out academic research on topics to be agreed upon by the university and the ministry.

The agreement will encourage the university’s participation in the STEM Education Palestine program that aims to help students interested in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics develop their logical and creative thinking skills.

The university and the ministry will furthermore cooperate to establish a research and academic development center.