Al Jalila Foundation celebrated 70 new graduates from the 8th cohort of Ta’alouf Teachers Training program which was delivered in English and Arabic to teachers from all seven Emirates with over 12 nationalities participating in the program.
The one-year teachers training program aims to equip teachers with the knowledge to empower children of determination in their classrooms enabling them to reach their full potential and realise their dreams. This cohort alone has directly impacted 231 students of determination, and indirectly over 11,700 students in the UAE.
The comprehensive training program includes monthly training sessions; participation in professional learning communities; individual mentoring sessions; and participants are required to submit a portfolio prior to graduation.
Dr Abdulkareem Al Olama, CEO of Al Jalila Foundation expressed, “At the heart of Ta’alouf is social inclusion and we are committed to delivering the most effective educational program to improve the lives of children with special needs. We are proud to have had the opportunity to empower teachers on a nation-wide scale and provide them with life-changing skills to ensure a continuum of care between the child’s home and school.”
Al Jalila Foundation, in partnership with Zayed University, has delivered 8 cohorts and trained 548 teachers from 163 government and private schools across the seven emirates, reaffirming its commitment to children of determination and their happiness and wellbeing.