Three UAE educators invited to Japan

ABU DHABI — Three UAE national educators have been invited to visit Japan by the Japan Foundation, which is an independent administrative institution established by the Japanese Government for the purpose of carrying out programmes of international cultural exchange with a view to deepen mutual understanding between Japan and other nations.

By A Staff Reporter

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Published: Mon 19 Jun 2006, 10:56 AM

Last updated: Wed 12 Apr 2023, 1:35 PM

The programme started in 1996. UAE national educators availed of this programme in 1996, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006. The purpose of this programme is to invite social sciences and international studies teachers of secondary schools from countries all over the world, and to provide opportunities to them to have first-hand observation of educational, cultural, and social conditions within Japan.

The schedule for this year will include briefing on education in Japan, lectures, school visits, one-night home stay, and sightseeing. The invitees are Yousef Abdulkhaleq Al Awadhi, Head of Human Resources at Dubai Educational Zone; Salem Mohammed Al Kathiri, Teacher, Hamdan School, Abu Dhabi; and Ahmed Abdulla Al Seraidi, Teacher, Anas bin Al Nadher Secondary School, Dibba Al Fujairah. Hajime Tsujimoto, Ambassador of Japan, hosted a dinner in honour of the invitees.

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