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The first children's nurseries forum was organized at UJ by the Faculty of Educational Sciences and “Pharmacy One” on Saturday, December 19.

The event was held under the patronage of UJ President Prof. Ekhleif Tarawneh and attended by Social Development Minister Reem Abu Hassan, MP Rula Hroub and representatives of a number of academic and public institutions. According to the Faculty of Educational Sciences Professor Iman Betawi - who originated the idea of forum - the forum aims to highlight topics related to early childhood and the importance of nurseries in this stage, as well as nursery regulations and quality standards, the importance of preparing specialized early childhood professionals, and management of nursery schools.
12/22/201512/22/2016
  
The Faculty of Educational Sciences at the University of Jordan (UJ) held an introductory meeting for deaf and hearing impaired students at UJ on a pre-baccalaureate program designed for deaf students.

The meeting was organized in cooperation with ‘The HUB – Jordan’, a Jordanian Deaf organization which works in partnership with the British Council Jordan.

Over 100 deaf and hearing impaired students attended the meeting on the program which aims to provide the students with the principal requirements to succeed academically.
12/28/201512/28/2016
  
In light of the International Autism Awareness Month and World Autism Awareness Day, the University of Jordan (UJ) Faculty of Educational Sciences in collaboration with the Life Development Center organized on Sunday, April 5, an event to spread awareness and education about autism. Dr. Amal Malkawi, Department of Counseling and Special Education, said the event was created to educate students on how to deal with children with autism, from both a social and psychological perspective. The event incorporated seminar presentation, and video viewing, as well as the distribution of pamphlets on behavioral and daily challenges with children with autism. Dr. Bassam Al Abdallat, a faculty member, said the activity is important since students at the faculty are going to interact with children with autism during their course of study. In November 2007, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously declared 2 April as World Autism Awareness Day to highlight the need to help improve the quality of life of those with autism so they can lead full and meaningful lives as an integral part of society. This is the 8th annual World Autism Awareness Day. Each year, organizations around the world celebrate the day by holding awareness-raising events.
4/11/20164/11/2017
  

A conference was held at the University of Jordan (UJ) on Wednesday and Thursday 11-12, May, discussed the state of higher education in the Arab world.

   

Titled “Higher Education Conference in the Arab World: Towards a Global Competition”, the refereed conference was organized by UJ Faculty of Educational Sciences and its counterpart at Zarqa University.

 

75 scientific papers were presented by a group of scholars and educational experts from all over the Arab world.

 

The purpose of the conference is to encourage dialogue and cooperation between HE institutions with respect to curricula and development strategies, to come about effectual standards for the management of higher education programs in the Arab countries, and develop a joint proposal for standards and guidelines for Quality Assurance, accreditation and best educational practices.

 

5/11/20165/11/2017
  

As one of the members of Higher Education Reform Experts in Jordan Dr. Diala Hamaidi (Assistant Dean for Quality and Development – School of Educational Sciences at the University of Jordan) attended and participated as a rapporteur in one of the sessions of the HERE Study visit that is entitled: Learning outcomes and student-centered learning. The event took place at Tallinn University, Estonia from 18-19 April, 2016. This fruitful study visit discussed many topics:

1) Learning outcomes (LO) and student-centred learning (SCL): implications for learning and teaching

2) Current developments in SCL in the context of the Bologna Process. It will also consider the expectations and experiences of the participants

3) Two case studies by HERE from different countries:

 - The case of Jordan (15 min) -  Isam Zabalawi.  HERE Jordan

 - The case of Georgia  (15 min)- Irma Grdzelidze. HERE Georgia

The presentations addressed: 1) Definitions of SCL in respective countries and systems, 2) Achievements, problems and challenges in implementing SCL.

4) The state of play of LO and SCL in their institutions / countries and 2) differing understandings of SCL.

For further details about this study please visit the following link:

http://supporthere.org/tallinn2016/news/welcome-here-study-visit-learning

6/12/20166/12/2017
  
A group of students from Library and Information Science Department on Sunday, 15-8-2017, had maintained the classification plans in the laboratory of the department with arrangement with the head of the department.

 


10/18/201710/18/2020
  

​The School of Educational Sciences is going to offer a new programme in Educational Leadership next Fall 2018/2019. 

5/16/2018
  

This morning, Sunday, Dean of the School of Educational Sciences, Professor Dr. Mohammed Sayel Al-Zyoud, visited the University of Jordan School. The visit included attending the morning assembly, congratulating the students, faculty, and administrative staff on the new academic year. Dr. Alzyoud emphasized in his speech the importance of working with high enthusiasm to enhance the quality of the teaching process, highlighting the dedicated efforts of the school's administration and its faculty to excel and succeed. Dr. Alzyoud conveyed the greetings of His Excellency Professor Dr. Natheer Obeidat, the University President, to the faculty, staff, and students of the school. He expressed his keen interest in the school's outstanding performance and everyone's dedication to building a competent generation with virtues, digital, and technical skills.

During his visit and attendance at the morning assembly, the Dean was accompanied by Dr. Ola AlHwayan, the Assistant Dean for School and Kindergarten Affairs. The school's Principal, Dr. Awath Al-Tarawneh, encouraged the students and faculty in his speech to continue their sincere and serious work to elevate the school's reputation and maintain its excellence in its educational role. It's worth noting that the Dean's visit to the school is part of a series of supervisory visits to the University School and Kindergarten, which begin at the start of the academic year and continue throughout, contributing to the development of work and overcoming challenges.


9/5/20231/1/2024
  

Under the patronage of the President of the University of Jordan, Dr. Natheer Obeidat, the University community commemorated the late Dr. Majed Abu Jaber, a professor of Educational Technology in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching, at an event organized by the School of Educational Sciences. They remembered his bright and accomplished life.

Dr. Mohammed Sayel Al-Zyoud, the Dean of the School, stated that during this event, they remember the achievements of Dr. Majed, may he rest in peace, and all the knowledge and expertise he shared with the Jordanian generations that passed through his hands.

He added that the late Dr. Majed was an optimistic individual, a noble university professor, and a man of unique ethics that neither wealth nor fame could change. He remained steadfast in his principles and never wavered. He was someone who diligently fulfilled his duties, even in the most challenging circumstances. Even when he was ill, he was keen to meet his students, visit his office, and ensure they could continue their educational journey without interruption.

Al-Zyoud also highlighted how generous Dr. Abu Jaber was in his support for the School's conferences and events. He always contributed significantly to the success of these activities. He emphasized that nobody would forget that his home in Al-Yadoudeh was open to all friends and loved ones.

Dr. Akhlaif Al-Tarawneh recounted a part of the life of the late Dr. Abu Jaber, which was filled with achievements and marked by his contributions to knowledge and scientific research. He described him as a school of rationality, clarity, and intellectual and knowledge richness.

Al-Tarawneh concluded, "You have departed, leaving a deep sorrow in the hearts of your loved ones, which time and years cannot erase," highlighting the qualities of the late professor since the beginning of his career at the University of Jordan and in other universities, carrying the message of knowledge.

Dr. Abdullah Al-Zu'bi spoke about the achievements and virtues of the deceased, emphasizing that he was beloved to his family, compassionate to his students, dedicated to his field of study, and deeply patriotic.

Dr. Moataz Abu Jaber, the late professor's brother, expressed his gratitude to the University of Jordan and those responsible for organizing the memorial event for Dr. Majed Abu Jaber, who left a positive impact among his colleagues, students, and admirers in various academic, professional, and academic fields.

The memorial event, attended by the University of Jordan's Vice Presidents, the family of Dr. Majed Abu Jaber, colleagues, and friends from the School of Educational Sciences and various national institutions, included a video presentation that highlighted the life of the late educator Abu Jaber, as well as key milestones in his life.

It's worth mentioning that Dr. Majed Abu Jaber held various leadership and academic positions. He served as a university professor in the Schools of Educational Sciences at Mu'tah University, Al-Balqa Applied University, the Arab Open University in Kuwait, and Al-Hashemite University. He concluded his career at the University of Jordan. He also served as the Dean of the School of Educational Sciences at Al-Hashemite University, acted as the Acting President of the Higher Education Institutions Accreditation and Quality Assurance Commission, and served as the Dean of the School of Educational Studies at the Arab Open University in Kuwait. Additionally, he was the Dean of the School of Educational Sciences at Mu'tah University, Dean of Princess Rahma University School at Al-Balqa Applied University, Dean of Student Affairs at Al-Balqa Applied University, and a UNESCO consultant in Libya and Saudi Arabia. He participated in numerous international and local scientific conferences and chaired or served as a member of various committees and councils in educational institutions in Jordan and abroad.

 


9/5/20231/1/2024
  

The School of Educational Sciences and the University of Jordan School organized a celebratory event to honor high school students who excelled in this year's high school exams and achieved outstanding grades.

The ceremony was held under the patronage of his Excellency Professor Dr. Natheer Obeidat, the University President, who appointed Professor Dr. Muhanad Mubaydeen, Vice President of the University, to oversee the event. The event was attended by Professor Dr. Mohammad Sayel Alzyoud, Dean of the School of Educational Sciences, Dr. Awath Al-Tarawneh, the school's Principal, Dr. Ola Al-Hwayan, Assistant Dean for School Affairs, as well as faculty and staff members of the school, high school students, and their parents.



9/5/20231/1/2024
  

The School of Educational Sciences hosted the Jordanian writer and illustrator Huda Al-Sha'ir. The session was attended by the Dean of the School and faculty members and focused on the topic of children's literature.

The dialogue session was moderated by Dr. Sahar Abu Halou, who discussed various aspects of the current state of children's literature in Jordan. They talked about the role of stories in a child's upbringing and the curriculum for children. The writer provided important guidance for parents and children on how to choose the best stories in terms of content and quality. She also highlighted the skills needed for a children's story writer to produce suitable work for children. Additionally, she shared her personal experiences in this field and the challenges she faced.

The session witnessed valuable contributions from students taking the Children's Literature course at the School, and the writer responded to the students' questions and praised their interest in this field.

At the end of the session, Huda Al-Sha'ir was thanked for her excellence in serving this field.

 


9/5/20231/1/2024
  

The University of Jordan School of Educational Sciences hosted a dialogue session titled "Achievements of Human Rights in Jordan," presented by Dr. Ibrahim Al-Jazi, the Minister of State for Prime Minister's Affairs. The event was held under the patronage of the University President, Dr. Natheer Obeidat, and attended by a distinguished group of specialists, legal experts, educators, and students.

 

In his opening remarks, Dr. Obeidat emphasized that human rights are ethical entitlements inherent to every individual globally, simply because they are human beings. He stressed that individuals and entities must uphold these ethical standards, and no entity should violate an individual's moral and personal dignity. He further stated that human rights should be protected to ensure that every person can live a dignified life befitting of a human being. This requires a continuous search for legislation that obliges governments to respect basic human rights, regardless of an individual's strength or status, whether they are the aggressor or the victim, sick or healthy.

 

Dr. Al-Jazi provided insights into legal legislation and guarantees of human rights, emphasizing that these rights are regulated in the constitution, laws, international agreements, and national legislations. He highlighted the importance of organizations concerned with human rights, which monitor violations against individuals worldwide. These rights are also protected through national practices and the judiciary, which ensure the implementation of agreements and the preservation of human rights everywhere.

 

He noted the presence of numerous new legislations that currently reinforce the protection of human rights and freedoms in an organized manner. Dr. Al-Jazi also discussed certain articles in the constitution related to various rights, the Cybercrime Law and its importance in respecting individuals' privacy in the digital space.

 

Dr. Mohammad Sayel Al-Zyoud, Dean of the School of Educational Sciences, mentioned that such intellectual and national meetings highlight one of Jordan's most significant national achievements—its commitment to respecting human rights in a world witnessing flagrant human rights violations in various parts of the globe. He emphasized that these gatherings are a reflection of the university's role in raising awareness, educating, and fulfilling its responsibilities to the country, the state, and society. The meetings bring together experts, thinkers, and professionals, along with state officials from various sectors, to provide an objective and fair representation of achievements, development opportunities, and improvement, free from narrow and negative perspectives that undermine self-esteem and spread pessimism.

Dr. Al-Zyoud highlighted the diverse and continuous meetings organized by the University of Jordan across its various faculties, from medicine in the far south of the campus to educational sciences in the far north. These meetings serve as educational and awareness-raising platforms on a wide range of topics, addressing the building of individuals with values, ethics, virtues, cultural behavior, and a sense of belonging to the nation. They underscore the university's commitment to the country and society.

In conclusion, Dr. Al-Jazi answered questions and inquiries from students and attendees.

 


9/5/20231/1/2024
  

Dr. Natheer Obaidat, the President of the University of Jordan, extended his congratulations to the high-achieving students of the Jordan University School for their exceptional performance in the General Secondary Examination.

 

Obaidat expressed his gratitude to the school's administration, represented by Dr. Mohammed Sayel Al-Zyoud and all members of the school's board, as well as the school's director, Dr. Awath Al-Tarawneh, and the staff, including teachers and administrators. He wished them and the students continued success and excellence.

 

The students of the Jordan University School achieved remarkable results in the General Secondary Examination. One student, Ward Suheil Al-Asasfeh, secured the first place in the scientific branch with a score of 99.05, and five students achieved scores exceeding 97%. Additionally, 12 students achieved scores above 90%.

 

The administration of the Jordan University School commended this achievement to the University of Jordan, represented by its president, Dr. Natheer Obaidat, expressing their appreciation for his leadership and the efforts made by the faculty of the Faculty of Educational Sciences, represented by its Dean, Dr. Mohammed Sayle Al-Zyoud, in ensuring the success of the educational process and fostering the students' learning journey.

 


9/5/20231/1/2024
  

Professor Dr. Rateb Al-Saud has published a book titled "Educational Policies in Arab Countries: Concepts and Perspectives." This book delves into the realm of educational policies, a subject of great interest to researchers, particularly in the Arab world. However, the magnitude of challenges, the depth of problems, and the increasing pressures to address these challenges have made educational policies a subject of significant importance. This book, "Educational Policies in Arab Countries: Concepts and Perspectives," is intended for specialized readers in the Arab world, aiming to provide them with in-depth knowledge about educational policies, how they are formulated, the forces (official and unofficial) that shape them, methods of analysis, the role of education in official Arab discourse, the intersection of education and politics, examples of educational policies in some advanced countries, and the formation of a future vision for educational policies in the Arab world.

 

This book represents a new and qualitative addition to the field of educational management and leadership, a field that Dr. Al-Saud has been actively building for decades, drawing from his extensive expertise in public administration, educational policies, and educational leadership. His practical experience in educational leadership spans nearly five decades, starting as the principal of a high school in the field of general education and progressing through various administrative positions in higher education. His journey also includes serving as a member of the Education and Higher Education Committee in the Twelfth Jordanian Parliament, the Twenty-Third Jordanian Senate, and culminated in his role as Minister of Higher Education. These administrative experiences, combined with his academic teaching experience across the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels, as well as his supervision of over 130 doctoral dissertations at seven prestigious Arab universities, have enriched the content of this book.

 

The book provides readers with an in-depth understanding of educational policies, their formulation, the forces (official and unofficial) that shape them, methods of analysis, the role of education in official Arab discourse, the intersection of education and politics, an overview of educational policies in Arab countries, and a prospective outlook on the future of educational policies in Arab countries in general.

 

This academic achievement is presented in fourteen chapters:

 

Chapter 1: The Concept of Educational Policies (Meaning, Nature, Justifications, Characteristics)

Chapter 2: Formulating Educational Policies (Forces Contributing to the Formulation of Educational Policies, Factors and Variables Affecting the Formulation of Educational Policies)

Chapter 3: Implementing, Evaluating, and Developing Educational Policies (Implementing Educational Policies and Their Challenges, Evaluating the Implementation of Educational Policies)

Chapter 4: Analyzing Educational Policies (Introduction to the Process of Analyzing Educational Policies, Approaches to Analyzing Educational Policies, Levels of Application)

Chapter 5: Education, Politics, and Policy (The Concept of Education, The Concept of Politics, Educational Policy, Political Education)

Chapter 6: Education and Teaching in Arab Political Discourse (Education and Teaching in the Discourses of High Political Leaders, in Ministerial Councils, and by Education Ministers)

Chapter 7: Educational Policies in Jordan (Origins, Legislative and Regulatory Development, Educational Achievements During the First Century, Educational Expenditure Policies in Jordan, Factors Affecting Educational Policies, Educational Philosophy and Objectives, Principles of Educational Policies, Challenges of Educational Policies and Ways to Address Them, Educational Reform in Jordan)

Chapter 8: Educational Policies in Arab Asian Countries (Arab Crescent Countries: Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Palestine, Arab Gulf Countries: Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman)

Chapter 9: Educational Policies in Arab African Countries (Nile Valley: Egypt, Sudan, Somalia, Djibouti, and the Maghreb: Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, and Other Arab Countries: Yemen, Libya, Mauritania, Comoros)

Chapter 10: Pre-school Education Policies in the Arab World (Evolution of the Concept of Pre-school Education and Kindergartens in the Arab World, Importance of Pre-school Education, Pre-school Education Policies in the Arab World)

Chapter 11: Public Higher Education Policies in the Arab World (Evolution of Public Higher Education Policies in the Arab World, the Process of Formulating Public Higher Education Policies in Arab Countries and Their Analysis, Student Admission Policies, and Funding Policies)

Chapter 12: Private Higher Education Policies in the Arab World (Evolution of the Concept of Private Universities in Arab Countries, Policies for Private Higher Education (Non-Governmental) in Arab Countries, Advantages and Disadvantages of Private Universities in Arab Countries)

Chapter 13: Vocational and Technical Education Policies in the Arab World (The State of Arab Vocational and Technical Education and Its Significance, Vocational and Technical Education Policies in the Arab World, Ways to Improve Arab Vocational and Technical Education)

Chapter 14: Future Visions for Educational Policies in the Arab World (Current State of Educational Policies in Arab Countries, Challenges Faced by Educational Policies in Arab Countries, Future Scenarios for Educational Policies in Arab Countries).

 

This comprehensive work by Professor Dr. Rateb Al-Saud represents a significant contribution to the field of educational policies and will be a valuable resource for scholars, educators, and policymakers in the Arab world and beyond.

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9/8/20231/1/2024
  

The School of Educational Sciences convened its latest session during the summer semester of the academic year 2022/2023, chaired by the Dean of the School, Professor Dr. Mohammad Sayle Alzyoud, along with council members consisting of vice deans, department heads, assistant deans, and representatives from academic departments.
The meeting addressed a variety of topics related to the academic and general administrative matters of the school. Discussions revolved around the achievements made during the previous academic year, in addition to evaluating the previous phase and exploring ways to overcome challenges and obstacles.
The session also encompassed an exchange of ideas and dialogue on strategies to enhance the school and prioritize actions to be pursued within clear and defined timelines.


9/13/20231/1/2024
  

The School of Educational Sciences has commenced its selection sessions for candidates seeking admission to the High Diploma Program in Teacher Preparation (self-funded), offered in partnership with the Ministry of Education and with support from the United States Agency for International Development.

Dr. Sahar Abu Halou, the Assistant Dean for High Diploma Affairs, met with the candidates and discussed the importance of the program, its theoretical and practical scientific content, and the elements of excellence that make it one of the outstanding and successful programs offered by the College of Educational Sciences. This is due to its practical and applied nature and its utilization of the best international practices in the field of teacher preparation, training, and qualification.

The program coordinator, Dr. Omar Khattab, gave a presentation about the program, including its objectives, study materials, teaching methods, training opportunities, advanced assessment methods used, the duration and nature of practical field training in schools, and answering questions posed by the candidates. The meeting also included the selection sessions conducted by the academic team of teachers, including written tasks, group tasks, and personal interviews, all aimed at achieving the highest quality standards that the program strives to attain.

It's worth noting that the School of Educational Sciences possesses all the resources and capabilities that led to the program's success in the previous year, and efforts are underway to build on this experience, enhancing it with more distinctive training experiences and advanced educational, material, and technological resources.


9/13/20231/1/2024
  

A session on "Assessing Students' Readiness for Field Training and Practicum Education Course " was conducted at the School of Educational Sciences.
The purpose of this assessment process is to identify both general and individual training needs as a prelude to providing high-quality and differentiated training for students.
It should be noted that this assessment is part of the School's efforts to improve training processes and outcomes, in line with international accreditation requirements. Approximately 40 students from the Bachelor's programs in Early Grades Teacher and Early Childhood Education participated in this task.


9/18/20231/1/2024
  

Dr. Bashar Al-Khasawneh, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Hussein bin Abdullah II Award for Volunteer Work, honored the student Mohannad Farhan Ahmed Al-Qudah from the School of Educational Sciences in recognition of his participation in the Hussein bin Abdullah II Award for Volunteer Work and reaching the final stage among the top ten individual volunteer projects in the award's first cycle for the year 2022/2023. This award had more than 25,000 participants.

It is worth noting that student Al-Qudah is a graduate of the University of Jordan in the Bachelor's degree and is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in the field of mathematics curriculum and teaching methods. His dissertation is being supervised by Professor Dr. Ibrahim Al-Shar'a from the Curriculum and Instruction Department."


9/24/20231/1/2024
  

As part of the activities of the 22nd Amman International Book Fair. In his lecture, Professor Dr. Mohammed Amin Hamed Al-Qudah discussed how Islam's focus on the family is unique, emphasizing the values, divine guidance, etiquettes, and legal rulings that shape the Islamic family system. He highlighted how the Islamic family system stands out with its principles, branches, concepts, and contents, aiming to create a model family in its unique way of life. In Islam, the family is nurtured within the framework of faith, guided by legislation, and regulated by virtue.

Dr. Al-Qudah explained how Islam places great importance on building the family, emphasizing the necessity of choosing partners before marriage and establishing the foundations of marital relationships through the comprehensive Islamic social system that governs marriage, divorce, inheritance, wills, and child-rearing within the family. He stressed that Islam's attention to the family is evident through a set of legislations that ensure its construction in the best and most complete manner, in line with the Islamic vision where the home is the primary environment in which childhood is nurtured, modernity is embraced, characteristics are developed, and adaptation occurs. Building a righteous family guarantees proper upbringing of individuals, preserves society from decay and corruption, and fosters a strong nation. Therefore, the Islamic family system is comprehensive, providing a coordinated and organized educational approach that considers the interests of individuals, families, and society from before birth to after death.
Dr. Al-Qudah affirmed that the family is responsible for instilling Islamic principles and values in a child's psyche, teaching them religious obligations and worship once they reach the age of seven. The practice of religious duties by children fosters a sense of closeness, tranquility, and serenity within the family. The role of the family is crucial in influencing youth, and parents bear the responsibility of providing proper religious and value-based education for their children.

He also highlighted the various functions of the family as the foundation and source from which children emerge, emphasizing that, in most cases, children's behavior and personalities are shaped within the family. The Islamic family is distinctive in fulfilling its primary and important role as the general nurturing environment for children and the primary school for upbringing and guidance.

After the lecture, a book signing ceremony took place for two books: "The Family in the Shade of Islam" and "Child Upbringing in the Shade of Islam," which were launched at the 22nd Amman International Book Fair. "The Family in the Shade of Islam" consists of eleven chapters, beginning with introductions and concluding summaries. It covers topics such as marriage in Islam, establishing the family in Islam, rights and duties in the Muslim household, family harmony, the extended family, and family planning (both theoretical and practical aspects). The book also discusses challenges within the family (family breakdown) and the family's role in international conferences, as well as the family in Western society. Finally, it addresses the responsibility of the community in forming and protecting the family.

The book "Child Upbringing in the Shade of Islam" consists of nine chapters, each starting with introductions and concluding summaries. It serves as a guide for educators and discusses the educator, the curriculum, and the learner, touching on qualities and roles of educators, teaching methods, behavior management, and disciplinary alternatives. It also addresses misconceptions in child upbringing and contemporary challenges, concluding with a discussion on the third millennium and our children in an open and changing world, as well as the developmental characteristics of life stages (childhood, adolescence, and youth) and parental responsibilities towards them.


10/2/20231/1/2024
  

On October 1, 2023, Dr. Al-Zyoud held a meeting with the faculty and administrative staff of the School  to discuss future action plans and development strategies to be implemented during the new academic year. The Dean began the meeting by extending his congratulations to the school  community for the new academic year and welcoming the faculty members and administrative team, including Prof. Dr. Hamed Talafhah, Dr. Maysoon Aldawairy, and Ms. Ghada Qaqish. He also expressed his gratitude to Prof. Dr. Monem Al-Sa'aydeh and Dr. Mais Al-Nas'ah for their efforts.

Dr. Al-Zyoud also expressed his appreciation for colleagues who have contributed to the school's success over the years but have retired, including Prof. Dr. Jameel Al-Sumadi, Prof. Dr. Jamal Al-Khatib, and Prof. Dr. Safaa Al-Kilani. He also praised the dedicated efforts of the late Prof. Dr. Majed Abu Jabber.

Dr. Zyoud welcomed the new faculty members, Prof. Dr. Akram Al-Bashir, Dr. Laith Jumaa, and Dr. Noorah Abu Tayeh, who recently joined the School.

During the meeting, the faculty members elected Prof. Dr. Monem Al-Sa'aydeh and Dr. Iman Al-Mufleh as representatives of the School  of Educational Sciences on the University Council.

The Dean emphasized the importance of university affiliation and the responsibilities of faculty members, including attending meetings and fulfilling their duties and responsibilities based on legal and ethical considerations. He stressed the need for academic rigor and seriousness in teaching, supervision, and interactions with students, which should be characterized by respect and fairness. Dr. Al-Zyoud also discussed postgraduate programs and their outcomes, thesis defense committees, examination committees, and the relationship between students and professors. 
He highlighted the significance of the teaching process, adherence to lecture start and end times, and the provision of effective office hours, with strict adherence to the announced schedules.
The Dean emphasized the importance of the school 's website and faculty members' profiles on platforms such as Google Scholar, ResearchGate, and LinkedIn, urging faculty members to regularly update their content and not merely provide links on the website.

The meeting also addressed the importance of international accreditation (CAEP) for the school's programs, which has become an integral part of various activities conducted at the school and is linked to the effectiveness of teaching, curriculum renewal, and research activities. Dr. Al-Zyoud highlighted the need to restructure and integrate departments and academic programs to align with the developments and advancements in various fields and specialties of educational sciences.

In conclusion, an extensive dialogue took place between faculty members and the Dean, covering various topics and proposals aimed at enhancing the School of Educational Sciences as a national institution dedicated to serving the educational sector both nationally and globally.


10/2/20231/1/2024
  

Dr. Rabhi Alian from "The School of Educational Sciences" participated in the Public Libraries and Print Books seminar at the Amman International Book Fair. During the event, he discussed the concept of public libraries, their objectives, and their importance as cultural institutions funded and managed by municipalities. 

Dr. Alian also highlighted the various types of public libraries, including large, medium, and small ones, based on their book collections. He emphasized that public libraries can reach all members of the community through branch libraries, children's libraries, and mobile libraries. Other participants in the seminar included Dr. Thamer Al-Shoubaki, the General Director of Greater Amman Municipality Libraries, Mr. Ghaleb Masoud, the Director of Shoman Public Library, and Ms. Ruba Abu Qaoud from the Jordanian Libraries and Information Association.


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