Arabic Teacher's Preparation Meeting

  • 01/04/2017

IUG Arabic center for teaching Arabic as a foreign language held a meeting on Jan. 04, 2017 in Continuing Education building to discuss the promotional campaign success, which was announced in advance on Dec 17, 2016 and to put the outline to start it.

All the center's teachers attended the meeting, which was headed by Dr.Nazmi Al-Masri - Vice President for External Affairs –.

It is worth noting that the aim of this free campaign is to teach Arabic for non-native speakers from the whole world. The center has opened its doors for registration in this campaign since Dec 17, 2016 and will continue until Jan. 06, 2017, after that the studying  will start on Jan. 09, 2017 to Mar. 09, 2017.

Since the campaign began and yet, the enrolled number amounted more than twenty persons from different countries as the following: United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Philippines, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bangladesh and America.

During the meeting, it was agreed on several points related to the campaign and future prospect of the center as following:

·         Distribute the enrolled students between teachers.

·         Put a schedule of the proposed dates for the course sessions.

·         Develop the outline of the curriculum, training material and technological aids that will be used in the educational process during the course.

·         Divide the enrolled students into two groups in terms of teaching method. A group will be taught by direct education (face to face) and the other by distance education (online). Each group has been distributed on four teachers to ensure the best use and achievement of the desired objectives.

Teachers have shown great commitment and effective presence, they enrich the meeting in their effective suggestions and recommendations. Dr. Nazmi has expressed great pleasure for this enthusiasm and activity from the teachers of the center.

The center includes a number of qualified teachers from Arabic and English Specialties who have been rehabilitated and trained by experts from University of Glasgow and Arabic for All Foundation from Saudi Arabia, which interested in teaching Arabic to non-native speakers.

The meeting has ended at 12:30 pm, agreed to hold another meeting next week after the campaign began to follow each new.