As part of the International Arabic Language Day celebrations, ICESCO Regional Educational Center in Chad held several educational and cultural activities at its headquarters in N’djamena and in many Chadian educational centers over the period from December 18, through December 23, 2020.
The celebration program features video presentations on Arabic and its teachings in Chad and the role of the Center in promoting Arab education and bilingualism in Chad, a symposium, a cultural and educational contest for students in N’djamena, and a training session in Arabic calligraphy.
The Center took part in ICESCO’s high-level Conference “Arabic Language: Foresight in a Changing World.” Director of the Center, Dr. Ali Mohamed Qamar, delivered a presentation titled “the Experience of ICESCO Regional Educational Center in Chad in Teaching Arabic online under the COVID-19 Pandemic.”
The Center participated on December 22, in a national symposium on the Arabic language that the General Federation of Arabic Promotion Institution in Chad held as part of a national week of celebrating the Arabic language. The symposium saw the commemoration of a host of institutions, bodies, and centers, including ICESCO’s Regional Educational Center in Chad.
ICESCO Educational Center in Malaysia held a virtual symposium on “Arabic language teaching and learning amid the unfolding change,” in cooperation with the Malaysian Education Ministry, the Selangor International Islamic University College, and Granada Editions. The symposium brought together experts from Malaysia, Morocco, and France who explored the lessons learnt from the successful experiences in the field of teaching Arabic during the COVID-19 pandemic and ways to upgrade remote education programs to become more efficient and accessible to all.