The Institute of Training and Development at Al-Istiqlal University, in partnership with the British support team, graduated a group of Academics and Officers from the University, in the first and third leadership course, in the presence of Col. Salman Tayseer Abdallah, the deputy for Military Affairs, Prof. Dr. Hamdan Taha, the deputy for Academic Affairs, Brig. Gen. Dag Gibson, the Chief of the British Officers, Dr. Salwa Ramadan, the Dean of the Student Affairs, Dr. Majdi Serdah, the Director of the Institute of Training and Development, Dr. Mamon Al-Helo, the President’s Assistant for Planning, Development and Quality Department, Dr. Khaled Al-Zaher, the Assistant of the Academic Deputy and Maj. Gen. Mohammed Haroun, the supervisor of the Leadership Training Program with the British support team, at the tourist village in Jericho, on Tuesday 22th of October 2019.
Col. Abdallah welcomed the attendees, stressing that this program is very special and important in building the minds of the graduate students for being leaders in their workplaces, and it will be followed by other programs to support the graduates in serving their country and people with the help of the British support team and others.
Furthermore, he thanked the British support team for this interest and assistance in qualifying the trainers, as well as those who contributed to the success of the course from the staff of Al-Istiqlal University, and the committed trainers, wishing them success in their scientific and practical life and delivering the ideas of the program correctly to the students.
For his part, Maj. Gen. Haroun explained the importance of this program and its positive impact on the trainers and students, especially the students who will join the Palestinian security services, because this program concentrated on creating them as leaders of the Palestinian security institution and leaders of the Palestinian people. Also, an agreement will be signed to provide a (TOT) course for Al-Istiqlal University academic and military staff, mentioning the importance of having the proper will, to accept the students distinctly in the Palestinian security institution.
At the end of the meeting, the University delegation, in partnership with the British support team, honored all the participants, supervisors and the organizers of the (TOT) course, for their efforts and the success of the program.
It is noteworthy to mention that Al-Istiqlal University has signed an agreement with the Palestinian Security Services, the Authority of Organization and Management and the Military Training Authority, that it will be the center place for “Foundation Leadership Course”, due to its importance to all the members of the Palestinian security services. In addition to implementing the "Quality Assurance" workshop during the event to select the most qualified trainers to work with the students through the “Foundation Leadership Course” at Al-Istiqlal University.