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    ICESCO Takes Part in Regional Workshop on Teaching Science and Mathematics in Arab Countries

    1 July 2021

    The Islamic World Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) participated, via videoconferencing, in the regional workshop of UNESCO Regional Center for Quality and Excellence in Education (RCQE), held on Tuesday, June 30, 2021, under the theme “Teaching Science and mathematics in Arab countries”. The event brought together intellectuals, experts and specialists representing several local, regional and international bodies.

    The Workshop reviewed the outcomes of the scientific study which was conducted under the supervision of the RCQE on “Reality and Means of Developing Science and Mathematics Teaching in Arab Countries”. The study aimed to provide a forward-looking vision for the future of teaching science and mathematics in Arab countries through exploring the reality of teaching the two subjects at primary and elementary schools in Arab countries. The study targeted the following Arab countries: Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Egypt, Bahrain, Lebanon while reference countries included Finland, England, Singapore and the United States of America.

    The Workshop also discussed recommendations and suggestions likely to ensure the development of mathematics and science teaching at the level of primary and elementary schools in Arab countries.

    Dr. Youssef Abou Daka, Mr. Aziz Elhajir and Dr. Ahmed El Zonfoli, Program Managers at ICESCO’s Sector of Education, represented the Organization in the Workshop.

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