Strategic plan for the Faculty of Educational Sciences (ESF)    at Jadara University (2019/2023)

 

Introduction

The Faculty of Educational Sciences (ESF) was established at Jadara University at the beginning of the academic year (2006/2007).

 The Faculty of Educational Sciences (ESF) includes seven departments: Department of Educational Administration; Department of Special Education; Department of Educational Technology; Department of Psychological and Educational Counseling.

With the beginning of (2019/2020) the Family Reform and guidance Department was established.

With the beginning of the year (2020/2021), the Physical Education Department and the Kindergarten Department were established.

 

Programs Offered by the Faculty of Educational Sciences (ESF)   

 The Faculty of Educational Sciences (ESF) awards a bachelor’s degree in the following majors: special education, psychological and educational counseling, family reform and guidance, physical education, kindergarten, and educational technology. And it is also awards a master's degree in educational administration.

 

Departments

The Faculty of Educational Sciences (ESF) has seven scientific departments:

Department of Educational Administration

Department of Special Education

Department of Psychological and Educational Counseling

Department of Family Reform and guidance

Department of Physical Education

Department of Educational Technology

Department of Kindergarten

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Faculty Members

The faculty members are divided into seven scientific departments as follows until the year (2020/2021) as follows:

Total number of faculty members of the college for the academic year (2019/2020)

Rank of professor

Rank of Associate Professor

The rank of assistant professor

lecturer

The total number

2

6

14

1

23

 

 

Strategic Objectives of the faculty

  1. Creating study programs and plans in accordance with the requirements of the labor market and the requirements of quality and accreditation.
  2. Improving teaching methods, methods, and evaluation tools.
  3. Improving the technical infrastructure and learning resources in the college
  4. Upgrading university theses.
  5. Upgrading training programs field (practical education) at the faculty.
  6. Attracting distinguished academic talents.
  7. Continuous improvement of the competencies of faculty and administrative staff in the faculty.
  8. Providing records of study plans for all programs, especially those that arise in the faculty and each department.
  9. Providing records for the number of students in the faculty in each department and updating them according to the last semester.
  10. Update the files of faculty members so that they contain accreditation requirements.
  11. Reviewing books and periodicals available at the university, and updating them to serve all disciplines offered by the faculty.
  12. Graduation of qualified cadres scientifically and professionally able to develop students' skills in the areas of educational administration ; educational couselling; family reform special education, and enrich the community of academic and applied skills that contribute to its lead in the framework of ethical values.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Analysis of Working Conditions and Environment in Faculty

  (SWAT Analysis)

Strengths

Weaknesses

  1. Faculty includes faculty members qualified from recognized universities.
  2. Faculty offers distinct academic programs representing all levels and disciplines (BA, MA).
  3. The Faculty of Educational Sciences (ESF) is one of the university colleges that include a large number of students.
  4. The presence of numbers of student’s non-Jordanians in various faculty programs.
  5. Faculty is keen to review the future vision and mission according to local, regional and international variables.
  6. The faculty has a clear, approved and declared vision and mission that reflects its personality, educational role and social responsibilities, in line with the needs of society.
  7. The college spreads the vision and mission through approved means (college website - brochures - flyers - billboards).
  1. The weakness of some capabilities necessary to implement some of the activities mentioned in the strategic plan.
  2. Educational input (student) in terms of high school average.
  3. The poor level of graduates in terms of practical skills, and their relevance to the requirements of the labor market.
  4. Students are generally weak in English.
  5. Insufficient educational, material, human and technological resources of the college.

  Opportunities

Threat

  1. Building bridges of cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education and the local community and its institutions.
  2. Increase the demand for graduate program specialization in Educational Administration.
  3. Opening new academic programs that meet the requirements of the local and regional labor market   .
  1. The instability of public and higher education policies, and the requirements of the labor market towards the educational programs required for the field required for each program and competencies.
  2. Approval of the faculty programs during the coming year, and the necessary equipment to meet accreditation and quality standards.
  3. Accreditation of faculty departments within the criteria for classification of academic programs by the Higher Education Accreditation Commission.
  4. Decrease in the number of students coming to the faculty in its various departments, especially from the Arab Gulf states.
 

 

 

 

Who is responsible

Output

Time frame

Operational activities

Strategic Objective

President, Council of Deans, Graduate Studies Council, Dean, College Board, Graduate Studies Department Council, faculty members, and department plan committee.

 

A competitive program locally and regionally in the Bachelor of Basic Education (Kindergarten);

Bachelor of Physical Education; and a PhD in Educational Administration.

From

1/10/2019

To

1/10/2023

 

  1. Creation of a higher diploma program in education - and a doctorate in educational administration.
  2. Conducting a survey study to identify the Jordanian and regional market needs for these programs.
  3. Define program objectives and outputs in the light of the needs of the labor market.
  4. Ensure the availability of human resources to create the programs.
  5. Submit a proposal for the perception of the proposed number of students accepted into the program.
  6. Adopting the official internal (inside the university) and external (higher education) procedures for creating programs.

Creating study programs and plans in accordance with the requirements of the labor market and the requirements of quality and accreditation

The dean, faculty council, department councils, faculty members, faculty and departments' quality committees, heads of departments in the faculty, library officials at the university, laboratory officials in the college and the computer center.

 The college’s programs are accredited by the Higher Education Accreditation Institute in Jordan.

From

1/10/2019

To

1/10/2023

 

  1. A comprehensive review of the requirements and standards for the continuity of accreditation of academic programs accredited by the accreditation body.
  2. Holding educational workshops related to criteria for accreditation of educational programs for faculty members in the college.
  3. Provide written all the development programs offered by the faculty and wrote the continuity of its adoption.
  4. Updating the files of the faculty members to include all accreditation requirements.
  5. Providing records of the numbers of students in the faculty and updated according to the latest semester.
  6. Follow-up and processing all laboratories that serve the faculty programs that need laboratories and halls display.
  7. Reviewing all books and periodicals available in the university library and updating them to serve all the disciplines offered by the faculty.
  8. Provide records of study plans for all programs, especially those offered in one section.
  9. Providing a central database in the faculty that includes all records and documents.

Preparing the college for the continuity of accrediting its programs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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