Dubai: The International Institute of Online Education (IIOE) today announced the launch of the Arabic version of its website in collaboration with its corporate partner, Wisdom House Cultural Industry Group Co., Ltd. – China. The objective of the new website is to increase the audience of distance education and further promote the development of teachers’ capacities in information and communication technologies (ICT) in Arabic-speaking regions. It is also a response to the expectations and needs of partner universities in the Arab world and the regional offices of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Since its launch, IIOE has introduced three language versions, including Chinese, English and French. Arabic is the official language of 18 Arab countries. The number of native speakers of Arabic exceeds 260 million and the number of users of the language worldwide exceeds 440 million. As a professional service platform for the Arabic language in the world, Wisdom House Cultural Industry Group Co., Ltd, provides a full range of services and technical support for the Arabic version of the IIOE website, in relying on its advantages of language, talent, and resources.
The Arabic website is the fourth language version of the IIOE, which aims to offer alternative distance learning solutions for Arabic-speaking regions and to help improve the capacities of teachers in ICT in higher education institutions. Also, it establishes a blended learning and online training platform to increase students’ chances of getting a high-quality education. At the same time, the website will be more in line with the search habits of users in Arabic-speaking regions; make IIOE even easier to use.
The website will have four main sections: “Home”, “Courses”, “Training” and “Network”. To coincide with the launch of the Arabic website, 5 courses will be introduced, including “Mind Mapping and Application”, “Education Data Collection” and more, in addition to 5 other high-quality courses to improve the skills of Arabic language teachers, as well as the IIOE Training Certificate for Big Data (General Level) in Arabic. By completing the required training content, you will be eligible to apply for a training certificate issued by UNESCO.
Courses to improve Arabic teachers
The IIOE’s mission remains to help partner institutions in developing countries build capacity and increase opportunities for institutional learners to obtain high-quality higher education. By November 2021, the IIOE had signed up 20 Asia-Africa partner colleges and universities, enabling 8162 students, covering 135 countries and regions. With the promotion of the Arabic version website, the IIOE will provide distance education resources and services to users in more languages. The IIOE Arabic version website will always be dedicated to helping institutions in Arabic-speaking regions improve their capacity and environment to deliver online and blended learning, create an online blended learning ecosystem, and realize the modernization of colleges and universities.
© Press release 2021