QOU inaugurated the Early Childhood Laboratory at the University's branch in Bethlehem. This laboratory comes within Enhancing Early Childhood and Care in Palestine project , which is funded by Erasmus+ program and led by Al-Quds Open University in cooperation with the Ministries of Education and Social Development, three Palestinian universities, and six European ones. The opening of this laboratory comes as the second center out of five to be opened within Care project, after the opening of a center at al Ummah University College in Jerusalem, one of the project's partners.
Prof. Samir Najdi, the President of QOU, said that QOU works to serve the Palestinian community in the field of promoting children's rights by offering scientific disciplines that contribute to graduating professionals in this field, ensuring justice and equality in the early childhood sector .
The project also includes strengthening the capabilities of faculty members in the early childhood sector in Palestine, developing two courses in it through blended learning, and developing two professional diplomas in early childhood.