Ibtikar Al-Kuwait Initiative concludes training courses
The Ibtikar Al-Kuwait Initiative for students researches and projects concluded training courses organized by Al-Saad Training Center of the Al-Saad Foundation for Knowledge and Scientific Research. The courses were conducted in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, and with great support from the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences.
The courses, which were carried out for female teachers of primary, middle and high schools, reflect the initiative's message that targets creating a mindful society that takes part in the state's development process, said Sheikha Fadiya Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah, the foundation's chairperson of the board. She further highlighted the importance of training as a tool to empower women and improve their comprehensive decision making abilities.
Meanwhile, Dr Fatima Al-Hashim, General Director of the Ibtikar Al-Kuwait Initiative said that the training courses focused on the electronic waste recycling methodology, which is considered one of the most recent methods used in environment protection. The event also included competitions on how to integrate between science, mathematics, engineering and technology, as well as a competition for the primary stage that focused on science fiction stories, which were presented by Dr Ali Ashour Jaafar from Kuwait University.
A delegation from the American University in Beirut attended the closing ceremony. The Ibtikar Al-Kuwait Initiative was established in 1999 and expanded its activities to cover the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states in 2011.
Sheikha Fadiya Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah
Dr Ali Ashour Jaafar