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Queen chairs QRF board meeting

Her Majesty presented with Edraak’s latest milestones

By JT - Mar 28,2017 - Last updated at Mar 28,2017

Her Majesty Queen Rania chairs a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Queen Rania Foundation for Education and Development on Monday (Photo courtesy of Royal Court)

AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania on Monday chaired a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Queen Rania Foundation for Education and Development (QRF). 

The meeting discussed QRF’s recent focus on improving learning outcomes for children in Jordan, according to a statement from Her Majesty's office. 

Her Majesty was presented with Edraak’s latest milestones. The massive open online course platform has garnered one million registered learners from the Arab world, and is currently offering over 58 free online courses in the fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, entrepreneurship, parenting, employability skills, and education, among others. 

QRF CEO Haifa Dia Al Attia discussed the foundation’s progress in its mission to improve literacy, numeracy, and socioemotional skills for children  between the ages
of 3 and 15. 

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