Inter-regional Workshop for Jordanian and Israeli teachers

February 22, 2015

In order to promote cooperation between Israeli and Jordanian colleges- we held a workshop for science and renewable energy for teachers.

Workshop objectives: yarden group

1. To create a shared platform for renewable energy education.

2. Promoting the teaching of renewable energy in Israel and Jordan.

The workshop was held in Wadi-Musa on February 13-14 2015. The participants included seven Jordanians and eight Israelis all from the educational system.

Workshop activities included:

a. Participants meet and greet.

b. Renewable energy trivia.

c. Pedagogical discussion in small groups.

d. Lectures on renewable energy in Israel and Jordan.

e. A tour of the Wadi-Musa area.yarden group2

During this successful workshop many collaboration were formed and a program for future work was built. As part of future work we plan to create meeting and workshops for Israeli and Jordanian students.

This workshop was made possible by the support of the ministry of regional development and the Dead-Sea and Arava Science Center.