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Canadian minister visits Queen Rania Teacher Academy

By JT - Aug 07,2022 - Last updated at Aug 08,2022

AMMAN — Canadian Minister of International Development Harjit Sajjan on Sunday visited the Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QRTA) to get acquainted with its programmes that aim to enhance teachers’ professional development, with support from the Canadian government in cooperation with the Ministry of Education.

QRTA CEO Osama Obeidat briefed Sajjan on the academy's achievements related to teachers' professional development programmes, which focused on subjects such as the Arabic and English languages, science, social studies and maths, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

Sajjan and the accompanying delegation were also briefed on the QRTA's experience in transforming its programmes during the COVID-19 pandemic from in-person learning to remote education.

Sajjan expressed Canada's pride in its eight-year partnership with the QRTA, where more than 34,700 beneficiaries have benefited from the programmes supported by the Canadian government within the professional development programmes.


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