List of the national projects in which NCHRD took a leading role
National projects :
|Objective||To support the national Implementing agencies in the preparation, implementation and evaluation of sub-projects, as well the management of expenditures, and seeking the necessary technical assistance to support national capacity building for the proper implementation of educational development.|
|Beneficiary||MOE, BAU, MOHSR , Vocational Training Cooperation (VTC)|
|Source of funding||Government of Jordan, World bank, Japan international development fund.|
|cost||400 Million U.S.Dollars.|
|Project||Improving Teacher Education at Jordanian Universities|
|Objective||To improve the quality of teacher education at Jordanian universities to be able to meet the national needs in this field.|
|Source of funding||European union|
|cost||4.5 Million Jordanian Dinars|
|Project||Sustaining Economic Development through Technical Skills (Jordanian Canadian Project for the Development of Technical and Vocational Education)|
· To improve the ties between the outputs of education and training system and labour market needs.
· To develop the framework and governance of TVET in Jordan.
· To improve the quality of training.
. To set standards and criteria for quality assurance.
|Beneficiary||Ministry of Education , Ministry of Planning, VTC, BAU, NCHRD|
|Source of funding||Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)|
|cost||11 Million Canadian Dollars.|
|Project||Human Resources Information System (AlManar)|
To support and develop the Jordanian human resources and to enhance reliance on updated information and detailed data for decision making on personal and institutional levels. The project provides three main services :
1. Electronic Labour Exchange: This is an electronic tool available on the internet, and is accessible to both job seekers and employers, free of charge.
2. Career Counseling : This service, which is offered free of charge, helps the beneficiaries, including students, job seekers, and employees to identify their abilities , aptitudes and readiness to work in light of their qualifications and experiences. It also provides other tools related to career counseling.
3. Human Resources Information : This service provides a wide database and information, on the supply and demand sides directly from the relevant prime sources. It is continuously updated and made available electronically.
|Beneficiary||Ministry of labour, MOE, MOHESR, BAU, Department of statistics, Public & private universities, NCHRD, VTC, Private sector.|
|Source of funding||Jordanian government and (CIDA)|
|cost||5 Million Jordanian Dinars.|
|Project||Sustaining and Extending Technical and Vocational Education and Training (SETVET)|
|Objective||To support the formulation of national policy directions which focus on a realignment of Jordan’s TVET systems with the demands of a modern economy, and to strengthen the capacity of the respective TVET providers to conform to this realignment at the systemic, institutional, management instructional and program levels.|
|Beneficiary||Balqa Applied University, Vocational Training Corporation, Ministry of Education|
|Source of funding||(CIDA)|
|cost||5 million Canadian Dollars|
|Project||Higher Education Development|
|Objective||To improve Higher Education quality, update its programs, and strengthen its ties with development needs.|
|Beneficiary||MOHESR, Public Universities.|
|Source of funding||Jordanian Government and World Bank|
|cost||75 Million U.S.Dollars|
|Project||Education Reform for Knowledge Economy (ERfKE) – phase I|
|Objective||To transform the entire education system (K-12) in a way that it would produce graduates equipped with knowledge, skills, attitudes and competencies required for a globally competitive knowledge.|
|Source of funding||Jordanian Government, World Bank, Islamic Development Bank, Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development, European Investment Bank, German Development Bank, CIDA , United States agency for International Development (USAID), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Department for International Development (DFID)/ UK Government, European Union|
|cost||410 Million U.S.Dollars|
|Project||Observatory Function for Human Resources Information|
|Objective||To provide capacity building for the human resources information providers on both the supply and demand sides.|
|Beneficiary||NCHRD, MOE, MOL, MOHE, VTC, Department of statistics, BAU, Civil service Bureau, Chamber of commerce, Chamber of industry.|
|Source of funding||European Union|
|Project||Literacy Assessment and Monitoring Programme (LAMP)|
|Objective||Gather quality data on literacy (reading, writing and numeracy skills) to improve illiteracy data base in Jordan within (15-65) age groups|
|Beneficiary||MOE, MOHE, MOL.|
|Source of funding||CIDA, UNESCO|
|Project||Child Development Studies|
1. To adopt the Early Development Instrument (EDI) to better fit the local Jordanian context in terms of cultural, moral and social values.
2. To pilot a new instrument for measuring the child development outcomes within (3-6) years old.
|Source of funding||UNICEF|