Under the direct supervision of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, the Research and Development Directorate, the Language Centre at the University of Zakho actively engaged in a comprehensive two-day training program on January 8th and 9th, 2024. The focus of this training was the digitization of the application, registration, and instructional processes within the language courses offered by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
It is noteworthy that a delegation from the University of Zakho's Language Centre consisted of Asst. Prof. Ivan H. Murad, the esteemed Director of the Language Center, Mr. Hasan H. Karo, a distinguished teacher at the center, and Ms. Hala S. Younis, a dedicated member of the teaching staff, played a pivotal role in representing the institution during this training initiative.
The training, facilitated by highly qualified instructional and administrative personnel from Imperial English UK under the guidance of Dr. Govind Desai, attracted the participation of over 45 educators hailing from the 14 language centers operating within the region. This inclusive cohort included not only language instructors but also the directors of the respective language centers.
The sessions encompassed an in-depth exposition and elucidation of the digitalized admission system for Language Centre applicants. Furthermore, the training explored a diverse array of subjects pertaining to curriculum development, varied teaching methodologies and styles, implementation of placement tests, and the administration of exit assessments. The meticulous coverage of these topics aimed at equipping the participants with a nuanced understanding of the multifaceted aspects involved in digitizing and enhancing the efficiency of language education processes.