Sometimes, Jorge Manolo Villarroel is Spiderman. Sometimes, he’s the Flash, or the Green Lantern. But he’s always a teacher − one who lives out his childhood dreams by dressing up as superheroes for the locked-down students who attend his virtual classes.
More than 150 teachers across Dubai have met online to learn more about best practices in distance learning. Part of the ‘What Works’ series of collaboration events for teachers, the ‘What Worksx’ webinar included insights and tips on how teachers and students can balance their workloads while learning and teaching from home.
The proposals under study include continuation of the distance learning system if the virus cannot be contained by then, combining direct and virtual education and full return of students to schools
Sharjah Private Education Authority canceled any action taken by those schools in advance that contradicts its decisions, calling for returning the sums deducted from the teachers’ wages.
The decision will benefit more than 7,600 Emiratis working in Abu Dhabi’s public schools during their retirement.
Social networking sites in Jordan are abuzz with #WeareallRuba to pressure on the authorities and draw their attention to a painful incident in which a pregnant teacher called “Ruba” died in a school because the authorities failed to arrange an ambulance for her.
Sheikh Sultan stressed the importance of teaching the Arabic language to students, and developing its teaching methods, and encouraging students to learn it.
The 9th grade students at Gopikandar Pahadiya Awasiya School in Dumka tied a schoolteacher and two administrators to a mango tree on the school campus and beat them, because they failed in mathematics.
The teacher pulled up the students who were misbehaving. The students later went to their homes and brought their family members who brutally beat the teacher with sticks. The unruly students also ransacked the school.