YU, USAID discuss pre-service teacher education

Yarmouk University. (Photo: Jordan News)
Yarmouk University. (File photo:Jordan News)
AMMAN — President of Yarmouk University (YU) Islam Massad and a top official with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) discussed an agency program for pre-service teacher education, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

Massad stressed in the meeting with USAID’s Chief of Party Cameron Mirza YU’s commitment to bolster collaboration with the federal US agency to implement the program. He noted that the university seeks to make administrative and regulatory changes to the program to be accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.

The first cohort of 101 students has recently graduated from the program, he said. He added that the Faculty of Education is collaborating with USAID to prepare more classrooms and laboratories to accommodate the growing number of students, as well as holding training courses for the program’s supervisors.

Mirza emphasized the university’s contribution to the success of the program and expressed hope for future scientific and cultural collaboration.

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