The National Archives concludes the fifth annual meeting for teachers
Sheikh Zayed's biography, values and exploits are the most important themes of the forum
The National Archives concludes the Fifth Annual Forum for Teachers
The National Archives of the United Arab Emirates concluded the fifth annual forum for Arab and foreign teachers in public and private education, which it organized from August 16 to August 30, 2018, and received hundreds of teachers with the aim of enriching their knowledge with pages of the history and heritage of the Emirates, and enhancing their experiences with the values of Emirati society and the best ways to reach students. Through their long-standing customs and traditions that are characterized by tolerance and coexistence among the various nationalities on the land of the Emirates.
And the celebration of the fifth annual meeting for teachers organized by the National Archives - at its headquarters and outside its premises - as it usually does annually before the start of the new academic year - with abundant information about the history and heritage of the Emirates, and about the life of its great leaders, led by Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and the achievements made during his reign. It exceeded expectations, and the decent life enjoyed by the people of the UAE and residents on its land.
This forum, which was organized by the National Archives in cooperation with its strategic partners: the Department of Education and Knowledge in Abu Dhabi, the Ministry of Education, and the Emirates National Schools, urged the educational system in state schools to consolidate national identity, enhance loyalty and belonging, and enrich awareness of the ancient history of the UAE society, its heritage, customs, and traditions.
A large number of Emirati and Arab teachers participated in the fifth annual forum for Arab and foreign teachers in public and private education. The forum, which was organized by the National Archives, focused on Emirati heritage. He presented some popular food to the participants, and gave a full explanation of the Emirati dress, incense and perfumes, and the most important customs and traditions known to the Emirati community.
The fifth annual meeting for teachers opened pages of the history, heritage and civilization of the Emirates in a rich lecture that consisted of several axes. General, and this is confirmed by the saying of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai: “We are not a nation that has an accident on history.”
Then the lecture recounted a historical sequence of the Emirates in the Islamic eras. From the era of the messages of the Messenger (PBUH), to the Islamic era and Islamic civilization, passing through the era of Portuguese presence, navigation and trade movements, up to the British presence.
The lecture focused on the biography of the founding leader, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and the impact of his wise leadership on the cohesion of Emirati society, and his role - may God have mercy on him - in building people, establishing union, unifying identity and promoting loyalty and belonging.
The lecture touched on the role of Sheikh Zayed - may God rest his soul - and Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak - may God protect her - in educating women and advancing them, and supporting them in the fields of work.
The days of the forum witnessed the reception of the National Archives at its headquarters, hundreds of Emirati, Arab and foreign teachers in public and private education participating in this forum, and nominated by the Department of Education in Abu Dhabi, the Ministry of Education, or by schools such as Emirates National Schools in its various branches, Al Dar Academy Group, ADNOC Schools, The fifth forum for teachers witnessed an increase in the number of participants. As it provided an opportunity for teachers who wish to participate without the need to nominate any party, and thus the National Archives attracted large numbers of male and female teachers. Following up on his success, which he proved in the past seasons; The National Archives, through the Department of Educational Programs, seeks to spread the authentic Emirati values through its “Promising Generation” project, which includes seven educational programs related to curricula, history, the tasks of the National Archives, the promotion of national identity, moral education, and the values of good citizenship, and harnesses many important channels to deliver the national message. Aiming.
The program of the Fifth Annual Forum for Teachers - organized by the National Archives - included a tour for the participants in the Customer Happiness Hall, where they learned about its role in receiving researchers in the heritage and history of the UAE and the Gulf region in the historical documents and records held by the National Archives. They continued their tour in the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Hall. Nahyan, which includes samples of written documents, photographs, maps, and electronic albums of the leaders of the Emirates, and tells the biography of the establishment of the union, the formation of the first cabinet, and the selection of the flag of the union. Participants in the Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Hall for Virtual Reality watched a 3D documentary film about the past and present of the UAE, and among the most important stations that influenced the tour in the National Archives: The Emirates Library, which is specialized in the history and heritage of the Emirates.