British Council & Ministry of Education, BEDP conducted " Trainer Development Course" program stage, 2 for 285 English Trainers Yemenwide.
IBB. Regarding TOT program, The British Council in conjunction with the Ministry of Education, BEDP, conducted "Trainer Development Course" Program , stage 2 for 285 Trainers of English in most of Yemen's governorates. Previously, 26 master trainers of English selected precisely from all over Yemen already attended the cascading workshops stage 1 hold in Cairo one month ago ,subsequently, those selected ones actually delivered this English course for the 285 English trainers of governorates who would be in charge of cascading 24 T.K.T essentials workshops, Module 1 and some of Module 2 for two weeks later on for more than 9900 English teachers throughout Yemen.
Similarly, the" Trainer Development Course(T.D.C) program lasted for six days was inaugurated in the 24th of November and concluded in the 29th of November. In other words, it dealt with needs analysis, an introductory workshop, familiarization; issues and challenges, making workshops effective, Micro-training, followed by such demonstration of one English T.K.T essentials workshop either " lexis or Grammar" cascaded by master trainers to the trainers of English as a model shedding light on the significance of the communicative approach used collaboratively among them since it involved all of them in pairs, groups and group discussions ensuring better engagement and communicative practice effectively.
Furthermore , the trainers divided into four groups performed Micro-training sessions covering four units of T.K.T essentials, and each group delivered one workshop at least for instance, listening, writing, reading and phonology followed by such constructive feedback praising and appreciating the positive points, highlighting ,to the contrary ,the some aspects which needed to be developed and promoted in order to achieve the objectives clearly and successfully avoiding such obstacles or embarrassment during training the teachers of all the governorates in the upcoming December.
Prior to ending up the program, the trainers received a hard copy including the 24th T.K.T essentials which they are going to cascade in the 3rd stage for the teachers of English throughout Yemen being expected to be conducted on the 8th of December and concluded on the 20th of December. Eventually, the program ended up by handing over certificates for all the trainers of English.
Undoubtedly, ,great efforts were exerted for the program to be delivered successfully and effectively by the Minister of Education, Dr. Abdulrazaq alashwal, the Deputy Minister of Training and Qualifying Sector, Dr. Abdullah lamlas, the Training and Qualifying Department chairman, Dr. Mohammed Alnajashi, the Deputy Minister of Curriculum, examinations, and inspecting Mr. Ahmed Alhaimi. On the other hand, Mr. Fetwi yusief, the British Council Manager In Kuwait, the General Manager of The British Council in Sana'a Mr. Nawaf Shamsan,English Projects Manager Raja Bazara'h, The coordinator of the MOE and the B.C Mr. Najeeb AlMaqrami and English Projects Assistant Huda Saleem.
It is worth-mentioning that those 26 master trainers of English sent their appeals to the Minster of education, Dr AlAshwal to take into his account their status que with respect to issuing such a decision appointing them as inspectors and trainers so they would be in such continuous training and inspecting simultaneously and this issue would be so challenging which it is considered a turning point in the vocational careers of those diligent and outstanding master trainers of English who usually do their best reflecting their experiences both in the field of training and inspecting.