Nov 13, 2023

Queen Rania Teacher Academy and Abu Dhabi University partner to foster innovation and educational excellence

Abu Dhabi - November - Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QRTA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Abu Dhabi University in the United Arab Emirates to enhance educational innovation and excellence, addressing evolving educational needs in the region. The MOU was signed by Professor Ghassan Aouad, Director of Abu Dhabi University, and Dr. Osama Obeidat, CEO of QRTA.

Under this memorandum, faculty members from Abu Dhabi University and experts from QRTA will collaborate to support teacher preparation, educational planning and management, and policy leadership. Abu Dhabi University and QRTA will organize events and educational programs to reshape the educational landscape by promoting innovation, knowledge exchange, and educational excellence.

Professor Ghassan Aouad, Director of Abu Dhabi University, and Dr. Osama Obeidat, CEO of Queen Rania Teacher Academy, signed the memorandum in the presence of senior officials from both parties.

In response to evolving educational needs in the region, both parties will leverage their rich experiences to conduct workshops aimed at assisting teachers in delivering high-quality education at the university level. The MOU will also support faculty members and teachers by enhancing carefully designed educational tasks or activities to promote an active learning experience, teamwork, collaborative learning, and peer-to-peer learning.

Professor Ghassan Aouad, Director of Abu Dhabi University, stated, 'Our partnership with the esteemed Queen Rania Teacher Academy reflects our commitment to elevating the quality of education and fostering a culture of innovation among faculty members and students. We affirm our strong commitment at Abu Dhabi University to equip our faculty with high-quality educational tools that enhance the future of education in the UAE, Jordan, and beyond. Over the past twenty years, Abu Dhabi University has succeeded in maintaining academic excellence and effectively contributing to supporting the education sector nationally and internationally.'

In this context, Dr. Osama Obeidat, CEO of Queen Rania Teacher Academy, stated, 'I am pleased to announce the signing of this memorandum of understanding between Queen Rania Teacher Academy and Abu Dhabi University. We take pride in the partnership we have been building and nurturing for the past three years, and this memorandum embodies our shared vision to develop education and empower teachers to achieve excellence in their field.'

Established in 2009, Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QRTA) is a non-profit organization committed to the vision of Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of supporting and empowering educators with the skills to become creative and diligent professionals, who are well-equipped 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. The academy has been providing valuable professional learning opportunities for teachers and school leaders since its inception, with an outreach of over 100,000 professional development opportunities in the various programs.

Whether you are an educational institution or an educator looking for high-quality programs and courses, QRTA has something for you. Our team of experienced professionals has designed and delivered a wide variety of offerings and continues to innovate new ones to meet the needs of ever-evolving generations.