Education Ministry Organizes Virtual Forum on Blended Learning

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Muscat, The first virtual educational forum “Toward A Sustainable Blended Education: Reality, Empowerment, and Ambition” kicked off today under the patronage of Majid Said Al Bahri, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education for Administrative and Financial Affairs.

Prof. Dr. Abdullah Khamis Ambosaidi, Undersecretary for Education attended the opening session of the forum with a number of Directors-General at the Ministry and with wide participation from different groups in the educational field.

The forum includes six discussion sessions (morning and evening) on the course of two consecutive days covering four different topics, which are: “Effective implementation of simultaneous lessons,” “Effective implementation of the integration between simultaneous and asynchronous classes,” “Effective application of electronic evaluation methods,” and “Production and application of interactive lessons in educational platforms”.

This virtual educational forum comes with the aim of highlighting the efforts and the distinguished teachers’ initiatives from various government schools in the educational directorates in the governorates, which have had a positive impact on the continuation of distance learning. The forum aims at defining the requirements for the implementation of these initiatives and their results to enable teachers to benefit from these initiatives in various educational levels.

The forum also seeks to motivate teachers to develop their teaching methods in line with the distance learning and blended learning, as well as to spread the culture of digital transformation in learning by employing information and communication technology in the educational process.

Source: Oman News Agency