Launches the AbilityTech Academy
AbilityTech Academy was launched, as part of the project increasing the Conformance of Academia towards Rehabilitation Engineering i-CARE, the academy targets students of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Medical Sciences and related disciplines from local Palestinian universities, in the presence of the Director of The project at the university, Dr. Ahmed Issa, and the project coordinators from the partner universities from the Islamic University, the University College, and a group of academics and students.
The academy aims to increase students’ capabilities in rehabilitation engineering and qualify them to build ideas and projects that serve people with disabilities, by subjecting them to many training and guidance stages during three stages, targeting sixty students from the above-mentioned disciplines, and subjecting them to eight intensive training sessions, containing skills in rehabilitation engineering. And the development of ideas, life skills, and skills in business administration and project development, by experts and academics who obtained intensive courses from foreign countries. Today’s session was attended by the International Red Cross Organization, which, through its representative, presented applicable ideas that were tested on people with disabilities and proved their effectiveness.
It is worth noting that at the end of the Academy, the projects developed during the training period will be presented and evaluated to obtain the best projects and award prizes.