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Queen Rania Teacher Academy launches 2021 teacher skills forum

By JT - Oct 24,2021 - Last updated at Oct 24,2021

AMMAN — The Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QRTA) on Sunday kicked off the 2021 teacher skills forum titled “Learning Skills Gained in the Time of COVID-19”. 

Featuring a distinguished group of educational speakers from around the world, the forum is accessible online for free upon registration, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. 

The two-day online forum seeks to highlight the learning skills students have acquired during the coronavirus pandemic, while emphasising how students have overcome unprecedented challenges to develop and gain skills. 

The new skills have proven vital to students’ education and will become increasingly important in their future careers. 

In his welcoming remarks, QRTA CEO Osama Obeidat, said: "We need to encourage school leaders and teachers to think flexibly and reconsider what is offered to students in terms of quantity, duration and assessment methods.” 

More than 5,000 participants from more than 45 countries have registered with the forum, in addition to 35 speakers from international educational institutions.

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