Taif University qualifies 450 male and female teachers in summer training coursesdate of publication : 2019-08-22
Taif University qualifies 450 male and female teachers in summer training courses
About 450 male and female teachers participated in the summer training courses designated for general education staff, which are offered by Taif University, represented by the College of Education, under the supervision of the National Center for Professional Development. The training courses were prepared by the faculty members of the College of Education. The training packages, which were initially reviewed by the faculty members, were submitted for final approval by the Ministry of Education.
The Dean of the College of Education, Dr. Bakor Abdulbaset Kamal, said that the training courses are concerned with providing the staff of general education with specialized teaching skills in mathematics and science courses, giving them positive aspects to support positive behavior among students of general education, and opening the windows for utilizing scientific research skills in the educational field. Dr. Kamal pointed out that these training courses aim at raising the level of the teaching staff in the field of education, raising the level of their qualification, enhancing their role to meet the requirements of this era, and making Saudi education capable of regional and global leading and excellence.
In this regard, Taif University, represented by the College of Education, offered five training programs for teachers: namely, Mathematics education in the light of the twenty-first century skills by Dr. Saeed Iraqi, Support for positive behavior in the primary stage by Dr. Abdullah Bonayan, Scientific research skills in the educational field, presented by Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Qahtani, Modern trends in science education, presented by Dr. Mohammed Khair Al-Salamat, and Modern global trends in science education: Next Generation Science Standards(NGSS), provided by Dr. Sana Abu Athera.
Teachers participated in five training programs, carried out weekly four hours a day, and repeated for four weeks for different groups.