Ammon news – AMMONNEWS – The Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QRTA) has joined the Microsoft Global Training Partner (MGTP) program, a crucial partnership that enables it to benefit from technological innovation in the field of online teacher education, and improve the skills of educators in online education, especially in light of the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Academy’s enrollment in the program comes amid Microsoft’s ongoing work in the region to digitally transform industries, communities and individuals, especially during the pandemic.
As part of the program, the academy will have access to resources such as Office 365 and Minecraft, as well as free online training courses at the Microsoft Education Center to help its participants develop the learning process. teaching in a way that adapts to unforeseen circumstances.
QRTA CEO Dr Osama Obeidat highlighted the importance of this partnership to ensure that educators gain work experience in the field of educational technology and equip them with the skills needed to improve student adaptability and resilience. .
Microsoft Middle East and Africa Emerging Markets Education Manager Angela Nganga underscored the crucial role of this partnership in supporting teachers in a scalable way, while ensuring that educator skills development aligns with a landscape constantly evolving educational system.
QRTA is a non-profit organization committed to empowering educators with the skills to excel in the classroom. Since its launch in 2009, and in partnership with the Ministry of Education, QRTA has offered professional development programs for teachers and education professionals in Jordan and the Arab world.