Dec 13, 2023

A distinguished experience successfully concluded by Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QRTA) as part of the "Teach Like a Champion” program in the southern region through the collaborative support of the Arab Potash Company.

QRTA - Teach Like a Champion Program - In 2023, Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QRTA) successfully trained 402 teachers spanning 11 directorates, including Petra, South Al-Mazraa, Al-Basira, Southern Jordan Valley, Al-Qasr, Al-Karak, Southern Badia, Ma'an, and Al-Shobak. This accomplishment resonates with the vision of QRTA and underscores the commitment to the community mission of the Arab Potash Company.

This year's training centered around the theme "Check for Understanding" (CFU), with techniques presented in a practical, tangible, and everyday guidance format. This module emphasizes the teacher's crucial task of discerning between "I taught it" and "they learned it."

Over the course of five years, this ongoing collaboration is backed by the Arab Potash Company to support the "Teach Like a Champion” program. The program encompasses a range of topics, including ensuring student understanding and comprehension, Academic Ethos, participation ratio, critical thinking in the classroom, the five principles of classroom culture, and virtual class management. The outcomes demonstrate the program's success in accomplishing its goals by enhancing the knowledge and skills of the trainees. Furthermore, it has positively influenced the classroom culture of teachers, empowering them to manage classes more effectively both academically and behaviorally.

The sustainability of the impact was evident in the results, showing that the program was capable of making a significant difference in the classroom management skills of the trainees in a sustainable and long-term manner, reaching over 8,000 teachers since its inception."

Established in 2009, and in line with Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah’s vision, QRTA is a non-profit organization committed to supporting and empowering educators with the skills needed to nurture and lead future generations. QRTA offers innovative and evidence-based professional development programs informed by international best practices and the latest research in the field. Since its inception, QRTA has provided teachers and school leaders with professional learning opportunities and over 100,000 professional development opportunities across its various programs.