Train the trainers workshop


A 3-day course titled “train the trainer” on cleaner production CP for university lecturers was held in Amman on 11/9/06 at the CP Unit of the Royal Scientific Society. The objective of the workshop was to build the capacity in modern techniques of teaching CP at universities. This activity was undertaken as part of the overall aim to introduce CP at some of the universities of Jordan.



Dr Bassam Hayek and Eng. Mohammad Mosa presented the principles and objectives of the CP, while Prof Thomas Heim of FHNW presented the training of trainers course. Prof Heim has emphasized on the importance of using modern teaching methods while giving lectures especially in teaching CP in universities. A number of techniques were illustrated and demonstrated during the session.


Mr. Azzam Qaddoura of SBA gave a one day session on E-Learning (Distance Learning), his main goal was to introduce the E-Learning principle to Jordanian Universities and to assist professors and interested parties to manage their own distance learning courses using their own administrative, technical and teaching resources.



Professors from University of Jordan, Jordan University for Science & Technology, Jordan German University attended the course. In addition instructors and CP trainers from the RSS CP Unit participated to master the techniques for the up-coming Master of Advanced Studies Program in Environmental Technology & Management, which is due to start at Princess Sumaya University in Feb 2007.