The Jordan Times
AMMAN — HRH Princess Basma on Saturday opened the 26th Private Schools Cultural and Educational Council Conference in Amman titled “Encouraging creativity in interactive educational methods”, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.
Participants at the conference will discuss topics related to enhancing assessment skills, inspiration, influence skills, flexibility and stress control and guidance skills.
In her speech, Princess Basma highlighted the importance of encouraging students’ creativity to stay up-to-date with developments and changes in the world, and of contributing to raising innovative generations, capable of planning, collective thinking, decision-making, problem solving and accepting other opinions.
She added that motivating students and teachers’ creativity is essential for the success of any educational system, stressing the significance of building confidence in students and prepare them through different educational stages to get acquainted with modern sciences.
Chairman of the forum Omar Tayeh said the conference aims to motivate students to think and gain knowledge through providing students and teachers an environment that stimulates thinking and enthusiasm at work.
Also on Saturday, Princess Basma, president of the Jordanian Association for Boy Scouts and Girl Guides, inaugurated the boy scouts and girl guides forum at the Karamah Martyrs Camp.
The event, organised by the Education Ministry’s boy scouts and girl guides department, is held under the motto: “Loyalty to Al Hussein”, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported
The three-day forum, which attracted 250 girl guides and 40 chiefs from all education directorates across the Kingdom, includes an exhibition of art and national heritage, as well as environmental activities.
Princess Basma the students in a dialogue session on gender-based violence that focused on early marriages, where the she listened to students’ views on health, psychological, social and economic risks of the early marriages.
Raeda Bader, camp chief, highlighted the importance of such forums in shaping the talents of girl guides and providing them with various life skills.