BERC Education Role
The role of education at BERC is to increase public knowledge of the
vital importance of biodiversity and environment and to increase
recognition of, and
support for, its work. BERC achieves this through higher education
schools education, public education, and resources. BERC will
network effectively with leading institutions to develop relevant
and environmental sciences education.
Higher Education and Training
Higher Studies (MSc., and PhD):
BERC is aiming at designing and implementing higher degree programs
MSc and PhD degrees in conservation biology and taxonomy;
agricultural, and fungal biotechnology; and conservation and
This will be coordinated with the Palestinian Ministry of Education
and Higher Education,
and preferably done in partnership with other institutions and
BERC is aiming at designing and implementing a 2-year university
on biodiversity conservation, biodiversity education, and
biotechnology. The successful
student will be offered an intermediate university degree (Diploma)
that will qualify
him/her to work as a technician or educator in the areas of
education, and health.
Education and Training:
Design and implement public awareness programs on biodiversity
environmental protection issues. Programs target specific groups:
women, children, health
workers, waste workers, …, etc.
Design and implement school education programs in coordination with
Ministry of Education and Higher Education. Target groups are 6-12,
and 13-18 years old
children and youths, respectively.