Terms of Reference and Scope of Services
Hebron University has received a Grant from the Quality Improvement Fund (QIF) – Ministry of Education and Higher Education and funded by the World Bank for the project entitled: "Improving the Quality of Education Programs for Higher Basic Stage – Social Sciences Major”. The Grant aims at developing the social science teacher preparation programs for the higher education basic level (Grades 5-10) at Hebron University, An-Najah University, Bethlehem University, and Al Quds University to better comply with the requirements of the Teacher Education Strategy.
Assign a qualified individual consultant to assist in developing a web page within Hebron University Website. This page will contain Project information, discussion forum, space for sharing folders such as Teaching videos, Pictures, Word documents, PDF’s … and etc. This mission will be delivered in cooperation with the IT unit at Hebron University and regarding steering committee and International Consultant directions.
The Hebron University – Social Sciences web page based on the following technologies:-
- PHP version 4
- MySQL version 4
- Apache on Windows 2008
- Content Management System: custom-built-in, Moodle
Main Task and Responsibilities:
1-Finalize requirements for the networking website with the project team (e.g. sections, sub-sections, user registration, files uploading, and mailing list….etc.).
2-Design and develop a website for the purposes of networking, according to specifications agreed on by the project team, and take into account the following features:
-The website should be in Arabic and English.
-A tool for the creation of discussion forums should be integrated into the website, with an administrator to approve membership.
-The content should be static and dynamic.
3-Develop the website using the following programming languages and databases: PHP, My SQL, and any content management system such as Joomla.
4-Train staff members on how to use page templates and direct others to produce content.
1-Website: fully designed, installed and uploaded on the server.
2-Ownership: The website should be fully documented [source code for programming, database design, technical documents and a user manual] and delivered to the University.
3-Updating and Maintenance: Update and maintain the website for a period of one year.
3. Qualifications & Skills:
Hebron University seeks a consultant with the minimum following qualifications:
- BA degree in Computer Sciences or any related fields.
- At least 3 years’ experience in web design, programming techniques and maintenance.
- Excellent communication and networking skills.
- Proficiency in English.
- Good communication and interpersonal skills
- The consultant cannot be on the Palestinian Hebron University payroll
Time Frame: Three months
Contract Type: Lump Sum contract