In this webinar for the edWeb.net edGlobal community, presenter Haif Bannayan, CEO of Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QRTA) in Jordan, discussed the importance of teacher preparation (in-service and pre-service) and its impact on improving education on a national scale through showcasing the role of the QRTA in improving quality of education in the public and private schools in Jordan and the region.
Chief Learning Officer of Middlebury Interactive Languages described online immersive learning environments for different languages developed by a team of second language acquisition experts, language teachers and online professionals. Thanks to media-rich and authentic materials for courses, students gradually develop linguistic skills and cross-cultural understanding, while interacting with the online material and their peers.
The International School Consultancy Group (ISC) is the only research organization in the world focusing exclusively on the English-medium international schools market. This webinar shared the very latest market intelligence on this dynamic and expanding market, as well as highlighted the most notable trends and provided details of the primary and emerging regions for international schools.
Despite increasing globalization and further interconnection of societies, many American students lack the tools to frame how world affairs—be they political, economic, scientific, etc.—affect their lives. Tomorrow’s leaders must have an understanding and respect for other cultures, be able to investigate the world beyond their backyard, and communicate and collaborate with diverse audiences. Language skills support all of these needs.