AMMAN - Amity University representative, Mr. Abhishek Singh, senior manager of International Relationships, has recently visited Talal Abu-Ghazaleh International University (TAGI-UNI), to enhance the ongoing partnership between the two universities.
Amity University is the educational partner of TAGI-UNI in the Language and Academic Skills and E-Learning Resources (LASER) project, which is funded by the EU and operated by the British Council.
The project provides the opportunity for 300 Syrian and disadvantaged Jordanian students who aim to pursue their academic career through full scholarships to obtain distance education programs leading to a recognized certificate including diplomas, associate and bachelor degrees offered by Amity.
The three-year project is based on several partnerships under the European Union and will cover 2,470 Syrian and disadvantaged Jordanian students, distributed among several learning aspects; Languages (English, French and German), Academic Skills and E-Learning programs.
The visit included meetings with the British Council representatives to discuss the project’s challenges; from the awareness of the online education to the English language barriers, in addition to suggestions to enhance the students’ performance.
In addition, Mr. Abhishek and TAGI-UNI team visited the Indian Ambassador to Jordan HE Ms. Shubhdarshini Tripathi, who expressed her satisfaction with the educational partnership between Amity and TAGI-UNI universities.
The Ambassador also stressed on the right of education as a human right for everyone, reiterating the importance of overcoming any challenges to improve the level of quality of the educational process, in addition to increase the awareness of the online education in the MENA region through extensive marketing campaigns and following up with the higher education ministries regarding programs accreditation process.
Moreover, TAGI-UNI organized meetings that were attended by students in different locations; Amman, Irbid and Zaatari camp, during which, Mr. Abhishek listened to the student concerns and advised them toward the most appropriate educational path to take.