Education academics participate in international conference on developments of education
An academic delegation from the Faculty of Education at Birzeit University participated in the International Conference-The Future of Education (ICFE 2019), held in London between April 27 and 29, 2019. The delegation comprised Wael Kishek, Ahmad Fteiha and Hasan Abdel Karim.
Kishek presented a paper - prepared jointly with Mousa Khaldi, an assistant professor at the Faculty of Education - that explores the status of mathematics and science curricula in Palestine and investigates to what extent they introduce students to twenty-first century skills. Ftaiha discussed the challenges university students with special needs are facing, focusing on conditions at Birzeit University, and Abdel Karim presented a research paper that assesses the benefits of implementing computer-based testing in higher-education institutions.
The conference seeks to promote collaboration and excellence among academicians and professionals engaged in education; it aims to foster the evolution of pedagogy by providing a platform for the promotion of research and the bridging of knowledge gaps.