ICESCO Holds Awareness Workshop on Modern Technological Concepts in Education in Jordan
22 August 2023
The Science and Technology sector of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (ICESCO), in collaboration with the Jordanian National Commission for Education, Culture, and Science, is conducting an awareness workshop on Modern Technological Concepts for a Selected Group of Ministry of Education Staff in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The aim of this workshop is to enhance technological awareness and assist participants in understanding the latest technologies and technological concepts, particularly in the field of education, including applications of artificial intelligence, virtual reality, augmented reality, and distance learning.
The workshop, which commenced on Monday, August 21, 2023, in the capital city Amman, will continue over two days: August 31, 2023, in Irbid, and September 7, 2023, in Aqaba. Its focus is on developing digital teaching skills and promoting safe technology use. This involves introducing and discussing technology-related privacy protection and how to responsibly engage with it. Participants will also be trained on using social media and modern technologies to enhance communication and promote digital transformation in educational institutions.
During the opening session of the workshop, conducted through video communication, Dr. Adel Smeda, an expert in the Science and Technology sector at ICESCO, highlighted the Organization’s efforts to encourage Member States to harness the potential of digital technologies in supporting the educational process and assisting education professionals in the digital transformation domains. This is achieved through the development and implementation of initiatives, projects, and training courses about the latest innovations in the digital field.
Dr. Ibtisam Aqqab Ayoub, Secretary-General of the Jordanian National Commission for Education, Culture, and Sciences, praised ICESCO’s role in supporting Member States to enhance the educational process through activities and programs that encourage the utilization of emerging technologies in learning and education.
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