ICESCO holds training workshop in Senegal on developing e-learning projects
11 March 2022
A training session kicked off on Wednesday 9 March 2022, in Dakar Senegal, on creating and developing e-learning projects and online courses, held by the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO). The activity is being held in cooperation with the Senegalese National Commission for Education, Science and Culture and under the patronage of Mr. Mamadou Talla, President of the National Commission, Minister of National Education in the Republic of Senegal.
The workshop aims to build the capacities of the teachers, educational professionals and teacher trainers taking part in this session, and focused on drafting and developing e-learning and training projects, preparing digital educational contents and devising mechanisms for creating and managing virtual education and training platforms through capitalizing on the latest electronic applications.
The four-day training workshop was opened by Mr. Aliou Ly, Secretary-General of the Senegalese National Commission for UNESCO and ICESCO; Mr. Aboubakry Sadikh Niang from the Dakar Academy Inspectorate; Mr. Mouhamadou Bassirou Diallo, Inspectorate Secretary-General; and Mr. Aziz El-Hajir, Program Manager at ICESCO Sector of Education.
In his opening remark, Mr. Ly commended ICESCO’s support for the Republic of Senegal during the COVID-19 pandemic and its pivotal role in mitigating its impact on the educational system and ensuring school continuity. For his part, Mr. Aziz El-Hajir highlighted the key role of educational technologies in offering quality and innovative education, ensuring school continuity in states of emergency and crises and providing new learning opportunities to guarantee the right to good education for the most vulnerable groups.
The workshop is held as part of ICESCO’s vision to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on Member States’ educational systems and support their efforts to ensure school continuity by capitalizing on technology to promote educational action and ensure the right to education for all.
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