iEARN Egypt Program
iEARN Egypt has selected one teacher to participate in the iEARN 20th Annual International Conference and 17th Youth Summit. The conference will be held in Doha, Qatar. Ms. AlShaymaa Nofal, teacher at the ECG, Alexandria, will be representing iEARN Egypt.
The theme of the conference will focus on the use of technologies in education to reach out, learn and build a better world together.
The conference will cover topics such as environment, cultural diversity and the use of Information and Communication Technologies in the classroom. Educators and students will be able to attend plenary sessions, deliver or attend a variety of workshops to further develop their knowledge and skills, share experiences, discover innovative ways to use ICTs, and connect with their peers across the world.
For more information on the conference: http://www.iearn2013.org/
As for the Online Courses, five teachers have been selected after attending a face-to-face training where they had showed a real commitment to iEARN’s methodology.
For more information on iEARN, please visit: www.iearn.org
Avalon Sustainability School
E-ERA has signed a cooperative agreement with the Avalon Sustainability School in Spain. E-ERA is working on the selection of two students on partial funding basis. Avalon Sustainability School organizes experiential learning experiences to provide thetime and space for young people (aged 13 to 19) to engage in intercultural exchange,share values, learn new skills, improve English language, have fun and gain competencein outdoor leadership, creativity andsustainability. Avalon aims to contribute to theDecade of Education for Sustainable Development, is inspired by Gaia Education,recognized by RCE Barcelona and co-organised by the Spanish registered non for profitcooperative Barcelonya in collaboration with UK company Active Earth Learning. Thecamps are facilitated by experienced outdoor educators, social entrepreneurs andEnglish teachers. (www.avalon-school.org)
E-ERA is now implementing Youth Economic Empowerment Training and Development Initiative ‘Alashanek’.
250 girls have been selected from Assiut and have been divided to 10 groups. Their training on the PTS (Passport To Success) had already started.
Through the initiative, female youth (ages 18- 29) will be empowered through physical and emotional welbeing seminars, technical specialized training, job readiness and market orientation to become more employable and be able to secure jobs/own business in the telecommunication sector and associated businesses
Bent Baladi Program
The 4th and final phase of Bent Baladi Program took place in the Fayoum governorate, where one hundred females have successfully completed the training. The participants received their certificates and tool kits for different specializations. Representatives from the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Social Affairs attended the ceremony.
Young Arab Voice Program
The Debates Cup Festival took place on March 3rd. Port Said team had successfully won the Cup.
The team was nominated to participate in the Boxing Day in Tunisia on March 15 – 16, where they won the first place, defeating both the Libyan and Tunisian teams.
The Young Arab Voices has ended its second phase.
For more information, please visit: http://www.youngarabvoices.org/