The SANAD program is a developmental program designed, managed by the Business Development Center (BDC) in response to the high demand for vocational syudents to find jobs. It is funded by the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD). SANAD is advancing Jordan's economy, growing employment opportunities, promoting entrepreneurship amongst youth and strengthening private sector partnership with community colleges especially in Jordanian governorates.
Sanad Program consists of six comprehensive components:
1-Incorporating an entrepreneurship curriculum within the Ministry of Education Vocational Schoolsand thecommunity collegesof Al BalaqaApplied University.
2-Implementing a training of trainers program for vocational schools and community colleges teachers on entrepreneurship, facilitation skills, interactive training and gender equality.
3-Conducting awareness workshops for parents and the private sector on women at the job market and the role of vocational schools and community colleges graduates at the job market.
4-Offering life and employability skills training programs to community college fresh graduates to prepare them to the job market with special focus on available vacancies. In Addition to providing them with workshops on entrepreneurship skills to support students in their businessstart-ups.
5-Strengthening private sector partnership with community colleges through the fellowship program and by building the capacity of private sector employees to become facilitators for the training programs offered at community colleges.
6- Launching SANAD platform; an online platform that provides youth with services and information that support their capacities, access employment opportunities, establish their own projects or contribute in developing their communities.
- SANAD Youth Empowerment and Employability
- Bader Life
- BDC Vocational Collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism
- BDC's Achievements in the Vocational Sector