Switzerland and Canada give additional support to education system strengthening in partnership with UNESCO and the Ministry of Education – Jordan

Amman-12 July 2021 – Switzerland confirmed a contribution of USD 1.6 million to the Multi-Partner Trust Fund (MPTF) in support of the “System Strengthening Partnership with Jordan’s Ministry of Education” (SSP) programme, implemented with UNESCO technical support under the leadership of the Ministry of Education. Canada also announced an additional contribution of USD 400,000 to their initial contribution of USD 1 million.

The SSP is a four-year programme (2019-2023), supporting the Ministry of Education (MoE)’s Education Strategic Plan (ESP), focusing on system strengthening as one of its core domains. With its contribution, Switzerland joins Canada, Italy and Norway in the Multi-Partner Trust Fund to support this joint MoE-UNESCO initiative. The initiative represents a success story and contributes to the shared goal of providing inclusive quality education to all learners based on the principles of partnership, coordination and aid effectiveness in support of Jordan’s education sector.

Canada’s pivotal role as

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Dutchess Community College names Peter Jordan new president

Dutchess Community College this fall is debuting a new campus in Fishkill, and a new home for its aviation program at Hudson Valley Regional Airport.

It will also have a new president overseeing it all.

Peter Grant Jordan will take on the role on Aug. 2, the State University of New York Board of Trustees and SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras announced Wednesday.

Jordan, whose career in higher education spans three decades, takes over the role from Acting President Ellen Gambino, who has served since September, after Pamela Edington’s retirement in July 2020.

He becomes the college’s sixth president in its 64-year history. Edington had a six-year tenure as the college’s first female president.

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He’ll take on a college in transition, with new facilities set to open in

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