Bahrain to mark Gulf Day for Students with Learning Difficulties

A total of 10,863 virtual lessons have todate been delivered to students with learning difficulties since the start of the 2020-2021 school year.

 

Education Minister Dr. Majid bin Ali Al Nuaimi stressed keenness on accommodating this category of students and supporting them in government schools during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

 

In a statement marking the Gulf Day for Learning Difficulties, which falls on May 3, Dr. Al Nuaimi highlighted the Government’s efforts and pioneering strides in promoting education for all.

 

He underlined the ministry’s strenuous efforts to sustain online learning for this category of students as part of special education programmes, using e-learning platforms, YouTube channels, televised lessons and other social media outlets.

 

He stressed the importance of communication with concerned families of students with learning difficulties, adding that contact with relatives of special needs students had been established remotely 33,173 times.

 

The Gulf Day for Students with Learning Difficulties was designated following the decision of the Arab Bureau of Education for the GCC states.

 

The annual observance aims to spread awareness within and outside the school community about learning difficulties, ways to detect and address them.

 

Source: Bahrain News Agency

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