ICESCO holds training session on use of technology in teaching Arabic to non-Arabic speakers
23 June 2023
The “Meshkat” Hall at the headquarters of the World Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) hosted a training session on “The Use of Technology in Teaching Arabic Language to Non-Arabic Speakers.” The session benefited 186 participants from Chad, Nigeria, Benin, Cameroon, Guinea, Senegal, Malaysia, Indonesia, Uzbekistan, Bashkortostan, Vietnam and Morocco.
The session was held on June 21-22, 2023, and was supervised by Dr. Mustapha Jaghboub, Expert in Teacher Training specializing in educational technology. It aimed to introduce participants to the theoretical principles and foundations of the use of technology in the field of language teaching and facilitate how they deal with concepts associated with educational digital software, sites and applications.
It also aimed to encourage Arabic language teachers to non-Arabic speakers to capitalize on technology in teaching the Arabic language, by training them in the use of several websites and related programs.
The training session was held following the official inauguration, Monday, June 12, 2023, of the ICESCO-Hamdan bin Rashid Network System for the Arabic Language to Non-Arabic Speakers, “Meshkat,” at ICESCO Headquarters, during an official ceremony chaired by Dr. Salim M. AlMalik, ICESCO Director-General, and His Highness Sheikh Rashid bin Hamdan Al-Maktoum, Supreme President of the Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Foundation for Distinguished Academic Performance, in the presence of Dr. Chakib Benmoussa, Moroccan Minister of National Education, Preschool and Sports, a delegation composed of representatives of the Foundation, and a number of senior officials and ambassadors.
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