This is the fourth time the college has hosted such an occasion. More than 70 Cambridge teachers from about the area attended 5 workshops for talent developing, updating teaching strategies, networking and exchanging tips with their counterparts. Cambridge Assessment Educational International facilitated the following sessions: Cambridge Lower Secondary English as a Second Language (1110) – Extension Training Cambridge IGCSE Chemistry (0620 – Extension Training Cambridge Lower Secondary Science (1113) – Extension Training Cambridge Lower Secondary Mathematics (1112) – Extension Training and Cambridge Primary Global Perspectives (0838) – Introductory Training.
According to the officials from Cambridge Assessment who have been at the instruction, extended level instruction targets the a lot more skilled teachers and that Cambridge nevertheless incorporated an introductory level instruction for Global Perspectives as this is a new syllabus.
New to the variety of Cambridge syllabi was Cambridge Primary Global Perspectives. Ahmad bin Majid Private School has been piloting the programme given that 2016. It is 1 of the 40 schools worldwide from more than 1,500 Cambridge Schools chosen to pilot the programme and the only Cambridge college in Oman.
Ahmad bin Majid Private has piloted 4 programmes for Cambridge given that 2006: Cambridge International Primary Programme in 2006 Cambridge Lower secondary 1 Checkpoint in 2007 Cambridge On-screen Checkpoint Assessments in 2015/six and Cambridge the Cambridge Primary/Lower-secondary 1 Global Perspectives, 2016-18.
Cambridge assessment hopes that the PD trainings will allow teachers to get a deeper understanding of the syllabus and they are in a position to take the new teaching expertise to share these with their peers in their Cambridge centres.
Maimouna al Ruqeishi, principal of Ahmad bin Majid Private School, stated that hosting instruction programmes builds teacher capacity in the area, although offering an outlet for innovation in teaching important to establishing a vibrant neighborhood of understanding amongst Cambridge schools.
Information Source: Muscat Daily