Teacher Skills Forum 2020

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Sunday, March 8 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Shifting Towards a Contemporary Learning Environment

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How an innovative learning environment that embraces the pedagogical core of an organization empowers students to take ownership of their learning. Explore strategies that foster self-regulated, self-directed and mindful learners. Objectives: Understand the 3 clusters of pedagogy; Recognize the roles of a learner in a contemporary learning environment; Describe the impact of element of space on learners; Evaluate how flexibility of time and grouping of learners foster self-directed learning.


Rima Kassem

Primary PYP Coordinator, Mashrek International School
I am Rima Kassem ,the Primary PYP Coordinator at Mashrek International School. I have been in the field of education for over 17 years , 12 of them in the IB PYP. I am an advocate in lifelong learning and my passion and commitment to education have extended to my educational staff... Read More →

Narita Al-Asali

Primary PYP English Homeroom Teacher, Mashrek International School
My name is Narita Al-Asali. I have passionately been involved in education for over 10 years; six of them as a PYP teacher. I am a mindfulness meditation practitioner and I do believe that through mindfulness in education, we can create internationally minded and self-directed le... Read More →

Salwa Hjeij

Primary PYP Arabic Homeroom Teacher, Mashrek International School
My name is Salwa Hjeij. I have been a grade 4 PYP Arabic homeroom teacher for 6 years at Al Mashrek international school. My passion for teaching revolves around guiding learners to acquire knowledge and help them discover their passion, abilities and potentials

Sunday March 8, 2020 3:30pm - 4:30pm EET
Class Room (104) - First Floor