Al-Saad Fund organizes women empowerment courses
KUWAIT: Al-Saad Fund for Knowledge and Scientific Research organizes courses that aim at empowering women and enabling them to assume leading positions in both political and social activities. Speaking to reporters yesterday during an event to launch the first training course for female teachers in intermediate schools, Sheikha Fadya Al-Saad Al-Sabah, the fund’s Board Chairperson, said that the fund targets creating a generation that would help develop Kuwait. She added that the training courses organized through the Ibtikar AlKuwait initiative allows public school girls to conduct scientific projects and researches, which contribute to developing both teachers and students’ skills and performance.
Sheikha Fadya added that the initiative also supports the Ministry of Education’s new curriculums, which focus on developing students’ life skills and enhancing their creativity at the hands of expert educationists from Kuwait and abroad.
Meanwhile, the initiative’s director Dr Fatima Al-Hashim seconded Sheikha Fadya’s statements, saying that the courses taught in the initiative support the curriculums taught in schools, further explaining that course organized for intermediate schools focus on recycling electronics with the aim of protecting the environment. She also noted that the course designed for secondary school students focuses on applying science, math, geometry and technology in practice. —KUNA
Dr Fatima Al-Hashim
Sheikha Fadya Al-Saad Al-Sabah