حضور مؤتمر بعنوان ” Arab European Leadership Network in Higher Education” بدعوة من اتحاد الجامعات العربية
Association of Arab Universities” in cooperation with “Cardiff Metropolitan University” and “Tempus” project (European Union) is launching the “Arab European Leadership Network in Higher Education” (ARELEN) in an official ceremony on Monday (24/2/2014) at the General secretariat of the Association in the Jordanian capital “Amman”, in the presence of several leaders of Arab and European universities.
The “Arab European Leadership Network in Higher Education” (ARELEN) is the summation of the partnership which brings together the “Association of Arab Universities” with the European project “Tempus”, which lasted three years, and with the “Cardiff Metropolitan University” hosting the coordination of the project in cooperation with the “Leadership Foundation” in the “United Kingdom”, the Secretary-General of the “Association of Arab Universities” Dr. “Sultan Abu Orabi Al Edwan” paid a visit to the “United Kingdom” in 2012, and met heads of British universities and academic institutions, during the visit he signed a cooperation agreement for the creation of the “Arab European Leadership Network in Higher Education”, the establishment of this network is a real translation of the “Tempus” project on leadership in higher education which is one of the leading academic programs overseen by the “European Union”, and will provide an opportunity for Arab university leaders to train and obtain modern management leadership skills, and increase cooperation and coordination with the European side in the areas of education and training.
The first activity will be held at the headquarters of the “Association of Arab Universities” is a specialized workshop entitled “Leadership and Internationalization” from the (24-27) of February 2014 and will last for three days, this workshop came with direct support from the “Cardiff Metropolitan University”, the British “Leadership Foundation” and the “British Council”.
The importance of establishing such a network is to distinguish leaders of academic institution through increased efficiency and new information in line with the spirit of the times, and the search for technical information in line with the results of the technological revolutions of the modern digital age and its consequences, and not only the stored information.