Seminar on teacher training

Muscat: The Oman National Commission for Education, Culture and Science (ONCECS) on Sunday held a seminar on “Teacher Rehabilitation — Standards and Competencies”, coinciding with the Teachers Day, which falls on October 5.
The seminar aims at highlighting the Sultanate’s efforts to pay attention to the training of teachers and cadres associated with education in all disciplines and fields.
The first session was opened with a working paper on “Empowering the Teacher with Confidence and Proficiency: The Experience of the Specialised Centre for Teacher Vocational Training in the Training of the Omani Teacher” presented by Amal bint Abdullah al Rashedi and Badr bin Juma al Khaett.
Dr Aisha al Harthi and Dr Fawzia al Siyabi from Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) presented a working paper entitled “Preparing a Teacher with Global Competencies and Standards: The Experience of the College of Education in the Sultan Qaboos University”.
Dr Hamoud bin Abdullah al Shukri from the Ministry of Higher Education presented a working paper entitled “Professional Standards for the Teacher”.
The second session included three working papers.
The first paper was presented by Dr Amira bint Suleiman al Shabibi from the Specialised Centre for Teacher Vocational Training entitled “The Impact of the Educational System Challenges in the Sultanate of Oman on the Professional Development of the Teacher”.
Dr Sultan bin Khamis al Naebi from the Sultan Qaboos Higher Centre for Culture and Science (SQHCCS) presented a paper entitled “SQHCCS Experience in Training the Faculty and Related Jobs”. — ONA