PalApps

Brief

Status: Closed
Funding Amount: 294,300 USD
Donor: World Bank
Start Date: 01/10/2013
Completion Date: 30/09/2016
Project Duration: 36 months

Short Description

PalApps project aims at raising awareness on the importance of developing and programming smart phones applications in the Palestinian society and the importance of developing and connecting Programming and Database specialty - which aims to prepares students to be competent programmers and specialists in software application building and data base designing - with the needs of local and international labor market by enriching the 75 hours of study plan with at least 5 specific courses related to smart phones applications.

Main Objective

The project aimed at raising awareness on the importance of developing and programming smart phones applications in the Palestinian society and the importance of developing and connecting the academic programs with the needs of local and international labor market. In addition, the project contributed in enriching the Arabic content of smart phones applications.

Field Areas

IT, Mobile Applications Development

Project Partners

PITA

Specific Objectives

- Raise the awareness regarding the importance of investment in the developing the smart phone applications among the students and graduates of the Palestinian applied colleges and universities.
- Develop smart phone applications and providing technical and advisory support for students and interested people by the center.
- Skill 25 teachers in the field of software and smart phone applications development (5 abroad and 20 inside).
- Develop 5 courses in software and databases disciplines.
- Identify the needs and trends of the local and regional market about smartphone applications.
- Build the capacity of 100 students in the field of programming and smart phone applications development.
- Train 60 students for 3 months in companies selected by the project partner.
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