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  • UAE EDUCATION BOARD INTRODUCES TELS UAE TO HIGHLIGHT THE IMPORTANCE OF TEACHER TRAINING

    UAE EDUCATION BOARD INTRODUCES TELS UAE TO HIGHLIGHT THE IMPORTANCE OF TEACHER TRAINING

    The TELS UAE project is co-developed by the National Qualifications Authority (NQA), the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) and the Ministry of Education (MoE), in association with the British University in Dubai (BUiD); and is aimed to create a standardized level of teacher competency through a uniform licensing system which would bring the level of education in the UAE on par with the international systems. 

  • EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY IN CLASSROOMS

    EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY IN CLASSROOMS

    Equality and diversity aims to promote and accept the differences between people. Equality is about creating an equal opportunities in terms of status and rights. Diversity is recognising and respecting that everybody is different.

    Schools have to provide equal opportunity to students for example; for admission and attendance, teaching and learning, school trips, sports activities, breaks, timetable and progress and discipline.

  • PROMOTING ICT SKILLS IN CLASSROOMS

    PROMOTING ICT SKILLS IN CLASSROOMS

    Technology has an immense power influence everywhere in the world today. Information and Communications Technology (ICT) refers to an infrastructural change which enables modern computing. ICT is a broader concept which interlinks communication and interaction of the digital world through various sources; applications, devices and systems. ICT is not limited to one technology, it includes cloud computing, software, hardware, communications technology and internet access including wireless connections.

  • HOW CLASSROOMS CAN BE ADAPTED FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

    HOW CLASSROOMS CAN BE ADAPTED FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

    Classrooms are usually decorated in a way that reflects the environment a teacher wishes to create.  These include brightly coloured aides, comfortable furniture and toys for younger students suit most students. However, teachers must go an extra mile when their students include children with special needs.

    You must remember that students with special needs are no different than any other student.

  • CHARLES MICHEL DE L’ÉPÉE, THE INVENTOR OF SIGN LANGUAGE
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    CHARLES MICHEL DE L’ÉPÉE, THE INVENTOR OF SIGN LANGUAGE

    In the 1500s a Benedictine monk called Pedro Ponce de Leon used signs to help him educate deaf Spanish students. This paved the way and the first formal sign language was developed by Charles Michel de l’Eppe in the 1700s.  His method was based on “teaching deaf people through the eye what other people acquire through the ear”.  So it was his vision that laid the foundation for the education of the deaf and dumb.

  • HOW THE PTLLS BECAME THE AWARD IN EDUCATION AND TRAINING

    HOW THE PTLLS BECAME THE AWARD IN EDUCATION AND TRAINING

    In all my years of teaching, I have never come across a qualification that has changed names so often, leading to so much perplexity. This modest little qualification has previously been known as many names despite changing surprisingly little in content or structure. As an educator, it is a bit of an annoyance when people (and fellow trainers!) cannot seem to remember the name of the qualification they are enquiring about.