Closing Symposium On Triple Helix Model for Enhancing the Engineering Employability Rate in the Energy & Environment
Taking into account the strategic vision of Palestine Polytechnic University toward the innovation, entrepreneurial and integration with different community sectors, Triple Helix project fulfill mentioned vision. This project was funded throughout Quality Improvement Fund managed by Ministry of Higher Education and funded by the World Bank . Triple Helix project aims at enhancing the employability of graduated students from Energy Engineering & Environmental engineering program at College of Engineering- Palestine Polytechnic University. This project presents active and dynamic partnership between three sectors Academia representing Palestine Polytechnic University, Private sector presenting several companies working in the field of energy and renewable energy; and third partner is the governmental sector represented by Authority of Energy & Natural Resources.
The project activities were distributed over 30 months were the following major tasks were implemented:.
- Curricula development of both energy and environmental engineering programs
- Life skills training of students and train trainers ( passport to success) in order to realize knowledge sustainability
- Infrastructure development in form of labs and software development
- Overseas visits
- Internships and field training