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The MSc CCSAFS in Jerash University, Jordan

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The MSc CCSAFS in Jerash University, Jordan
Prof. Ebraheem Al Taha’at, Jerash University
Europe Regional Meeting 2019
13-14 September, 2019, Heraklion, Greece

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The MSc CCSAFS in Jerash University, Jordan

  1. 1. The MSc CCSAFS in Jerash University, Jordan 13, 2019 Presented by: Ebraheem Al Taha’at (Jerash University)
  2. 2. 2 Stages of the Project; TaskPhase 1. A multi-driven stakeholder survey applied (100 key experts, 2000 prospective students, 500 alumni played). 2. Inventory of the needed student competences and a set of guidelines for strengthening stakeholders’ inputs. 3. 50 of the most motivated teaching staff to be trained. 4. Specifications of the LMS (Learning Management System) and supplemented by laboratories as well as the Centers of Excellence in CCSAFS decided. Design (October/2016 - June/2017) Interdisciplinary MSc. program in CCSAFS worth of 120 ECTS (90 ECTS course work & 30 ECTS thesis), in Suez Canal University, Egypt and Jerash University, Jordan was developed. Development (July/2017 - June/2018) 1. CCSAFS MSc Program accredited and implemented. 2. The first call for prospective students(20-30) 3. Piloting assessment to be applied Validation, Accreditation and Implementation (September/2018 - October/2019) Throughout the program diagnostic, formative and summative assessment activities cutting across all the phases to be carried out. Evaluate & Review (whole period of the project)
  3. 3. 3 3 Structure of CCSAFS ; According to the National Training Workshops: The structure of the CCSAFS is (one module) The student has to pass • 6 core courses (18 CH = 60 ECTS). • and 2 optional courses (9 CH= 30 ECTS) to be selected from nine suggested optional courses. • A thesis with nine CH =30 ECTS
  4. 4. CCSAFS Structure SEM CORE COURSES CH ECTSOPTIONAL COURSES (CHOOSE ONE) CHECTS 1 Climate Change, Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security (Sustainable Agriculture-UNIPAD) 3 10 Sustainability Justice and Food Security 3 10 Small Scale Farming. Indigenous Knowledge and Local Food Supply 3 10 Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation 3 Social Entrepreneurship in the Organic Food Industry (UNIPAD) 3 10 10 To be chosen one 2 Sustainable Management of Soil and Water (Water Resources Management-UNIPAD) 3 10 Risk Analysis in the Food Chain 3 10 Precision Farming (UNIPAD) 3 10 Consumer Behavior, Food Security and Marketing 3 10 Research Methods and Advanced Statistics Analysis (Advanced statistics-UNIPAD) 3 10 To be chosen one 3 Economics of Climate Change, Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security (Agrifood Economics and Policy-UNIPAD) 3 10 Sustainable and Ethical Livestock Management (Sustainable livestock systems- UNIPAD) 3 10 Sustainable Fisheries and Food Security 3 10 Unsaturated Soil in Arid and Semi-arid Region 3 10 GIS Applications in Climate Change, Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security 3 10 To be chosen one Total 18 60 Two optional courses 6 20 4 Thesis 9 30 Total for the MSc CCSAFS 33 110
  5. 5. 5 ECTSCHCourseCourse No Sem. 103 Climate Change, Sustainable Agriculture & Food Security (CCSAFS) 0604710 1 103 (Consumer Behavior, Food Security & Marketing (CBFSM) 0604720 103 Climate Change Mitigation & Adaptation (CCMA) 0604710 103 Research Methods and Advanced Statistical Analysis604714 2 10 3 Economics of Climate Change, Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security 604716 103Risk Analysis in the Food Chain 604723 103 Sustainable Management of Soil and Water 0604719 3 GIS Applications in Climate Change, Sustainable Agriculture CCSAFS Project Courses during Fall , Spring and summer Semester 2018/2019;
  6. 6. Accreditation CCSAFS programme was accredited by the end of September 2018.
  7. 7. Program status  CCSAFS Project implementation started officially on October 1, 2018 (Fall Semester 2018/2019).  Number of the students :29  This Spring Semester (2018/2019) is the second semester of the project implementation phase.  Number of the students : 18+10+1 = 29
  8. 8. Thank You

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