Hamdan Foundation Launches Fifth Batch of Innovative Education Program
An orientation session for the sixth batch of the Master of Innovative Education program was recently held by the Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation for Medical and Educational Sciences. The gathering took held at the Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Center for Giftedness and Innovation, which was developed in partnership with the United Arab Emirates University.
Enhancing Education Through Innovative Approaches
Dr. Khalifa Al Suwaidi, Secretary-General of the Hamdan Foundation, outlined the program's objectives during the meeting. He emphasized the potential of the program's outcomes to bolster educational performance and modernize teaching methodologies.
Empowerment Through Innovation:
Dr. Al Suwaidi emphasized his pleasure at meeting the fifth group of participants in this program and stressed the Hamdan Foundation's dedication to empowering individuals. He pointed out that the program seeks to broaden educators' knowledge and foster an innovation-driven culture. This in turn adds to a dynamic educational environment run by knowledgeable experts who can change with the times.
Dr. Al Suwaidi highlighted the unique opportunity this initiative provides for school leaders, teachers, and educators to pursue academic excellence and realize their aspirations. This pursuit aligns with the visionary leadership's educational vision and societal aspirations.
Dr. Ahmed Al Kaabi, Assistant Professor at the College of Education, UAE University, provided a comprehensive overview of the Master's in Innovative Education program. He delved into its objectives, scope, curriculum, and role in elevating educational performance and excellence.
The program offers two distinct tracks. The first focuses on innovative teaching methods catered to exceptional educators, while the second centers on innovative school leadership for outstanding administrators. Conducted entirely in Arabic, the 18-month program accommodates participants' professional commitments with weekend classes held at the Hamdan Center for Giftedness and Innovation in Dubai.
Information about the initiative
Launched in 2018, the Master's in Innovative Education program is a collaboration between the Hamdan bin Rashid Foundation and the UAE University. Each cohort comprises 10 scholarship recipients, demonstrating the foundation's commitment to nurturing innovation in education.