As part of the implementation of the ITU Arab Regional Initiative on Smart Learning, we are pleased to announce the launch of a capacity building programme for policy makers working in relevant areas to Smart Learning.
This programme is organized in collaboration with the Telecommunication Regulatory Authority of the UAE and the Mohamed Bin Rashid Smart Learning Programme as per the signed Cooperation Agreement with the ITU on the 19th of May 2016. The workshops in the Programme will have inputs from the Arab League's Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO) and the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Education in the Arab States.
The programme will consist of two workshops focusing on smart learning national strategies and plans. It will shed light on best practices globally with particular hands on emphasis on the positive experience of the Mohamed Bin Rashid Smart Learning Programme.
Two programmes will be launched (a total of four workshops) with the first, workshop in the first programme to be from 26-28 Feb. 2017. The second workshop (virtual) is planned to be on the 6th of September 2017 and the third workshop (first workshop in the second programme) will be from 27-28 November 2017 and the fourth and final workshop (virtual) will be in November 2017 (date to be confirmed).
This capacity building programme will target policy makers who are involved in the planning and implementation of national initiatives in smart learning in the Ministries of Education as well as the Ministries of ICT in the Arab region.