Last Saturday marked the augment of the educational meet organized by Qudwa, a Global Teachers’ Forum proactive in empowering teachers and fostering right pedagogical processes.
The event addressed the imperative question – What could ‘Teaching for Tomorrow’ mean for the educators. The event attended by over 800 educational hustlers sought views of the participating members, their solutions, techniques, and plans to incorporate technology in classrooms. The event held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces. The crown prince holds a firm notion of investing in the right sectors for harmony of the community. He also lays emphasis on Education in the Middle East, mentioning it as an essential component for a post-oil future.
Use of artificial intelligence and cloud infrastructure to streamline information towards teacher and student was shared during the experts session held by Rania Hadi who coordinates Google’s Outreach Programs in the MENA says :
“The event was a productive two-day training program of like-minded educators, helping them to integrate innovation and tech into teaching.”
With over 50 million learners, teachers, and administration make use of these services to save time and stay connected. The platform is free for usage and is compatible for use on every device; phone, tablet, or computer.” expressed by Rania during her session.
Google Expedition’s Virtual Reality in education has become the top most desirable application from educators this year with over 600 lessons readily available for free of cost explained by Dr. Sana the CEO and Co-Founder of Munfarid during her session on the last day of the event.
The workshop conducted by Munfarid under the title “Virtual Reality in Education: Google Expeditions” gained a warm response from the members. The workshop was an amazing experience captivating the audience’s attention in knowing how the Virtual Reality could bring lessons to life. Google Expeditions Kits powered by VRXOne are available from Munfarid an authorized partner in the region to help educators with training and orientation plans.
Schools in UAE can book a Google Expeditions experience through partner website explained by Zahid who heads the learning programs at VRXOne.com
The event concluded with the audience sharing experience that VR could enhance classroom competency and performance.