The Organization of Asia – Pacific News Agencies: Global Educators Discuss Arabic Language Teaching Methods

Doha, November 3, 2015 (QNA) – Thirty-three educators from the Americas, Europe and Qatar discussed effective Arabic-language teaching methods and challenges at a roundtable before the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Summit, which starts at the Qatar National Convention Centre tomorrow.

At a roundtable, educators from Canada, Brazil, the United States, the United Kingdom and Qatar discussed innovative teaching methods for high school students.

EDI Qatar Foundation Executive Director Noof Al Thani said, “EDI and Pre-University Education Division are committed to QF’s vision to unlock the human potential of future generations by supporting the growth and development of the educational community within Qatar and internationally.”

WISE Chief Executive Officer Stavros N. Yiannouka added that “WISE provides a platform for networking, debating, and sharing ideas and improved practice for positive change in education. The roundtable on teaching Arabic in new, innovative ways is a great example of WISE values in action. We are pleased to support QFI in bringing Arabic and the riches of Arab culture to a more diverse audience of young learners.”

QFI advisor and University of Texas, Austin, Arabic program director Dr. Mahmoud Al-Batal facilitated the roundtable.