ICESCO Participates in Symposium on Learning Loss during Covid-19 Pandemic
March 1, 2022 0

The Education Sector at the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) participated in the regional educational symposium held by UNESCO Regional Center for Educational Planning, in cooperation with the Ministry of Education in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, under the theme “Learning Loss during the Covid-19 Pandemic: Compensation and Remedial Policies”. The event aimed at reviewing successful experiences in solving the increasing rate of learning losses during the pandemic. It saw the participation of intellectuals, experts and specialists from several local, regional and international bodies.

During the opening session, held on Monday (February 28, 2022) via videoconference, Dr. Wajih Owais, Minister of Education, Higher Education and Scientific Research in Jordan, and Ms. Mahra Hilal Al Mutaiwee, Director of the Regional Center for Educational Planning in Sharjah, gave opening remarks.

The discussion touched on Covid learning loss in the Arab countries, the educational and economic impact of learning loss, and the regional and international experiences on measuring and compensating learning loss.
Mr. Aziz Al-Hajir and Dr. Ahmed Zanfali, Program Managers at ICESCO Education Sector, participated in the symposium.

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