Work Packages

Name: Establishing university-enterprise cooperation network

Leader: UM


To establish strong and lasting cooperation between universities, Enterprises, and vocational training centers. These types of cooperation will help universities better understand what the expertise and qualifications for their students to be succeed in the field of Cosmetology and get hired once graduating.


Tasks:  T2.1 Establishing Cosmetology Network

Name: Baseline Study

Leader: SCU


  • This WP aims to prepare and publish a guiding report that summarizes the list of needed competencies in the market in the field of Cosmetology in Jordan,
  • The report will be prepared based on previous studies and a questionnaire to be prepared and collected by the HEIs in partner
  • A workshop will be conducted at the end of this work package to review the reports and agree on the final list of courses for the professional Formed networks at T2.1 will be invited to this workshop.

Tasks:  T3.1 Summary of the key competencies needed by employers in partner countries in the field of Cosmetology.

T3.2 Workshop with Enterprises and Vocational training centers

Name: Capacity Building

Leader: NUCT


  • WP4 aims to build the capacities of professors who will teach the diploma in partner universities on different topics of Cosmetology, modern teaching methodologies, and how to actively collaborate with enterprises.
  • A long-term capacity building plan will be prepared early in the The plan will specifically elaborate the arrangement of training sessions to be done through the project.
  • Three capacity building training workshops will be organized and conducted by the EU partners (UNIOS,). Each workshop will be evaluated and assessed in accordance with the quality plan. A report documenting each workshop will be prepared by the hosting partner.
  • Training materials to be given through training workshops will be developed by the EU Material will cover knowledge areas and program subjects of the field of Cosmetology as approved in Task T3.2. Training material will include, but not limited to, learning activities, exercises, examples, and case studies. Additionally, training goals, learning objectives, learning methods/activities, documentation/ evidence of learning will be specified for each training workshop.

Tasks:  T4.1 Capacity Building Plan

T4.2 Developing training materials for training workshops

T4.3 Training Workshops in Europe for staff

Name: Establishment of Cosmetology labs

Leader: USO


  • The aim of this work package is to establish a lab for Cosmetology at each partner university to support the diploma teaching for
  • The aim of this work package is to set up the needed scientific labs and smart classrooms to be used by the students during their
  • The established laboratories will bring on the following activities:
    • Assisting teaching of Cosmetology diploma Students;
    • Research, in collaboration with the other faculties and/or industry;
    • Vocational training for external experts
    • External services: advices for industries and final users
  • The acquired equipment will be utilized within the project to achieve project objectives and gain better
  • ▪The lab will give the students the opportunity to develop various diagnostic strategies on
  • Trainees can become familiar with all the key theoretical backgrounds by means of an interactive e-learning course. Each of the theoretical sections is accompanied by practical exercises and tests of knowledge, which also help to advance vital diagnostic These skills are further boosted by the built-in diagnostic system and the scrupulously selected fault scenarios.
  • Prepared labs will enable students and trainees to proactively become familiar with all key theoretical backgrounds and solid experimental bases for
  • The students and trainees will have the chance to be trained on real Cosmetology

Tasks:  T5.1 Lab design and equipment list

T5.2 Implementation of labs and prepare manuals

Name: Developing Cosmetology Professional Diploma

Leader: UCY


  • WP6 aims to develop and pilot COSMETOLOGY Professional Diploma in each partner university; the activities will start by developing the study plan with courses descriptions to be submitted for accreditation purposes. The accreditation will be done according to the national accreditation system and the specific instruction in each The diploma will consist of 8 courses in (24 Credit Hours) that will be implemented in each participating university. The courses will be developed by establishing committees consisting from representatives from European universities, partner universities, and Enterprises.
  • During the period of preparing the study plan, the workshop with enterprises in WP3 will be conducted with enterprises to get their feedback on the study plan and courses list. The courses will be prepared for blended learning, material needed to be experimented in labs will be covered in manuals (i.e., D 5.1). Theoretical material will be prepared in both hardcopy and softcopy format. Each partner will utilize their institution e-learning platform to achieve the required levels of blended learning. Such that instructors and trainers will be able to construct online courses, upload training material, announce class events, make online tests, and preview and score students deliverables. Similarly, students and trainees will be able to find soft copies of course plan, course resources, and training material. Upload deliverables, make online tests and exams, and preview feedback from their instructors.
  • A joint workshop will be conducted within this WP for professors to agree on the teaching methods, assessment procedures and delivery methods so that a consistent quality is achieved among partners.
  • The next activity within this WP will be the courses piloting which will start by (M21). Different courses will be piloted in the Partner Country Universities, an Assessment Report will be written on the results of the delivery of the courses, a list of participants, description of the admission criteria, learning outcomes, assessment and quality European professors will travel to each partner country for one week to teach selected lectures for the students during the diploma implementation. The indicators will be the participant’s lists, official documents, assessments and evaluation of the courses. Student enrolment, and student participation in courses will be considered as key indicators

Tasks:  T6.1 Develop Diploma Study Plan and course description

T6.2 Virtual Learning Portal

T6.3 Accreditation of the diploma/courses

T6.4 Develop courses content

T6.5 Joint Workshop

T6.6 Piloting and implementation of COSMETOLOGY Professional Diploma

Name: Quality and Impact Evaluation

Leader: UNIOS


  • This work package aims to assure the optimal quality, structure, processes and results of the
  • Quality assurance (QA) is a powerful tool to improve the effectiveness of the Its key principle is to let main actors in education such as staff and students be responsible for improving educational performance. A Quality Assurance and Evaluation Plan will be elaborated by the Quality Committee, that will be established during the Kick-Off meeting.
  • The plan will investigate the quality standards of the different partner universities and standardize them in a shared The detailed plan will be a reference to manage the project effectively and to assess the performance. Quality control for all work packages will be applied. Evaluation surveys will be developed within this work package to guarantee a high level of quality at the different universities.
  • The quality assurance plan uses an Agile approach to quality assurance related to providing acceptance criteria and specifications for all project The key end user outputs for each work package in the project are assessed through the production of a quality checklist (i.e. Quality Criteria Checklists, Dissemination WP Checklist, Social Science Checklist, Training and meetings evaluation checklist, Lab Design checklist) of suitable acceptance criteria overseen and verified.
  • Impact Evaluation Reporting is a part of WP7 related to the impact evaluation of all training and teaching Impact Evaluation Surveys using Kirkpatrick’s four- step model will be implemented to gather evidence from participants of the project training and evaluate its effectiveness on their teaching practices. External Evaluator (EE) will be responsible to provide constant and independent information about the development and implementation of project’ activities.
  • The EE has to provide updated and independent evaluations about the realisation of tasks and the achievement of aims to the Project Coordinator and the steering committee members. This allows an optimization of the resources and redirection of the activities, which can be affected by problems or delays. External Evaluator will conduct constructive evaluation by working according to the terms of reference and ‘rules of engagement’ set by the project Quality Manager and the manager of the The External Evaluator will advise and train partner universities to use suitable tools of evaluation for the sustainability of the program quality. The expert will submit a periodic evaluation reports for the project. Corrective actions must be considered if needed.

Tasks:  T7.1 Quality Assurance and Evaluation Plan

T7.2 Applying Quality Assurance Tools

T7.3 Impact Evaluation Reporting

T7.4 External Evaluation

Name: Dissemination and Sustainability

Leader: UJ


  • The aim of this work package is to effectively disseminate information of the activities of the project and to communicate its outcomes to the audiences including the media and the public. A variety of dissemination activities will be conducted that include website development, social network accounts creation, courses video presentation, electronic and printed material preparation, dissemination seminars (two in each partner university), participation in events to promote the diploma. An effective dissemination and communication strategy will be developed. The dissemination and communication strategy will define a consistent approach to reach target Further analysis of target group needs with support of key stakeholders will be conducted, including language adaptation and content translation by the local partners. Tester course workshops with enterprises will be conducted to test the modules and provide feedback in order to further improve their utility and usefulness. The participation in these activities provides an indication on their suitability to the target groups.
  • Sustainability can be envisaged as being composed of various elements. They comprise visibility, networking, policy consensus, users’ feedback, funding (public or external), official recognition, competent staff, human resources commitment, and the sustainability of related output. The project website will be established and designed by the WP8 To reach the public effectively; project accounts on social media will be created. These social accounts will continuously be updated with information about the project and other relevant information to promote equity and inclusion in universities and society. The dissemination material and communication activities (i.e. Project logo, Brochures, Folders, Rollups, e-newsletter, and Flyers) will be designed and prepared by the WP 8 leader in cooperation with other HEIs in partner countries.
  • Dissemination activities (Awareness raising workshop, training sessions, and webinars) will be considered in the Seminars, and info days for staff and students will be conducted in each partner university. The final conference will be conducted at the end of the project. The objective will be to disseminate the project outcomes and recommendations to university staff, students and society.

Tasks:  T8.1 Dissemination and sustainability plan

T8.2 Project Website and Social Networks

T8.3 Printed and Electronic dissemination material

T8.4 Seminars, Workshops, and info days

T8.5 Tester course workshops

T8.6 Final Conference