OUP Workshop in Dubai

Teachers attend learning workshop

By Jamil Khan @ The Gulf Today-Sharjah, Dec 11, 2014

DUBAI: Teachers should adopt the latest methodologies for encouraging student participation of classrooms activities, helping them to overcome challenges in academic life.
Addressing a large number of teachers from various UAE-based schools, Nicholas Horsburgh, the prominent author of many books under the banner of Oxford University Press, highlighted various factors being facing by students and asked the teachers to involve students in activity-based learning.
Horsburgh, author of books and courses on English, Science, Social Studies, Art and Craft, and supplementary readers –addressing the gathering duing the “Improving Learning and Teaching” workshop organised by Oxford University Press in the Media One Hotel in Dubai Media City on Wednesday.
The OUP, as part of the workshop also launched the “School Textbooks and Supplementary Readers Catalogue for 2015”. The catalogue includes textbooks and supplementary readers published by OUP China, India and Pakistan who form part of the Asia Education Division which also includes Oxford Fajar (Malaysia).
The event showcased textbooks, supplementary readers, and digital resources published by Asia Education (OUP China, India, and Pakistan) for all Indian, Pakistani and Arabic medium schools in the UAE.
The teachers from various Pakistani and Indian schools were gathered and shared their experiences and expertise.
However, books published by OUP China, India, and Pakistan showcased at the venue throughout the day. Oxford consultants from these countries were present gave visitors further details on their publications.
The gathering was also addressed by Nathan Beaton, the OUP Education Consultant based in Dubai, Ameena Saiyid OBE, Asia Education Representative in the UAE and Managing Director, OUP Pakistan.
At the end of the day-long workshop, certificates were distributed among the participating teachers while a raffle draw was also held.

~ by jamilkhan on December 13, 2014.

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