In support of UNESCO’s efforts to advance education and human development in the African continent
UAE, April 20, 2020 – In line with its continuing commitment to make a quality focused shift in education and to leverage its unique experience and expertise in smart education, the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) recently took part in a special virtual seminar (webinar) attended by some of the most prominent international educational organizations and institutions. The virtual meeting was held to discuss moves on how to further enhance the constructive contributions of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in support of promoting education in the African continent.
The seminar, proved to be both timely and strategic, as it comes during the sudden emergence of the coronavirus (COVID-19), posing great challenges to education, especially in Africa, which lacks advanced educational infrastructure. The seminar was held in partnership with the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (UNESCO IITE), the UNESCO Nairobi Office (Regional Office for East Africa), and the UNESCO International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa (UNESCO IICBA), amidst consensus on the importance of exploring new horizons for implementing joint projects that serves the aspirations of providing quality education in Africa to qualify new generations capable of investing their potential in building a better, safer and more prosperous future.Continue reading “HBMSU Leverages Pioneering Experience and Expertise in Calling on Pioneers in Education and Technology to Create Joint Initiative Aimed at Supporting Education in Africa”