Support professional development based on ICT
Strengthen, evaluate and monitor regional ICT training programs for teachers in collaboration with other educational institutions.
ICT competencies for teachers
Develop regional standards for ICT competencies for teachers, that are tailored to the needs of GCC member states and Yemen through a regional consultative process.
Support member States in disseminating the regional standards for ICT competencies for teachers.
Needs assessment and solutions provision
Assessment of regional needs and available solutions around the world for teachers’ professional development in ICT teachers.
Disseminate and manage relevant knowledge to facilitate decision-making processes

Training Programmes


Adobe Captivate9

The training program aims to introduce the trainees to Adobe Captivate9 as a digital authoring tool, and the ability to apply the acquired skills in designing digital learning materials, in addition to enhancing the trainees’ capabilities in the digital content production field.


Implementing Hologram Technology in Education

This training program focuseson developing a set of cognitive and performance skills to employ hologram technology in education, starting with the holographic technology concept, its history and how to apply hologram technology in education reaching to practical applications and hands-on experience to successfully prepare a hierarchy and hologram videos.


Writing interactive materials and managing online learning.

The training program introduces the foundations of writing interactive materials and managing online education. It tackles a set of cognitive and performance skills and consists of several topics, including content writing, activity building, and feedback methods according to a set of principles followed in writing interactive materials and managing the online education process.


Designing and Publishing E-book

This training program aims to enhance trainees’ cognitive skills and practical implementation required to develop and publish an e- book using the available and appropriate authoring tools. The training program introduces trainees to the concept and characteristics of an e-book and then develops the practical steps necessary to create an e-book with its various components.


Preparing online training materials

This program provides trainees with the scientific foundations and concepts related to online training content design and production through implementing (ADDIE) training design, general model and its five stages. In addition to practical applications that highlight how to design and produce an online trainee's guide.


Applications in technology for educational support professions

This training program aims to familiarize trainees with touch screen devices, their concept, types, and importance, as well as the pros and cons of using these devices and employing them inthe educational process, work, and life. In addition, the program illustrates a general overview of the STEAM concept and its various applications.


Standards for producing digital educational content

This training program aims towards improving trainees’ skills in digital educational content production and the ability to ensure efficiency & quality in produced content in both educational and technical aspects. In addition, trainees will be familiarized with digital educational content production standards mentioned in the guide in a way that best matches the Kingdom of Bahrain local attributes and in line with international standards.


Interactive data visualization and analytics by using Microsoft Power BI

A training program using one of Microsoft's applications “Power BI” which is a set of statistical analysis tools that facilitate handling data and display the results in attractive visualizations. The application offers a working interface which allows basic users to handle it with ease. It also has the advantage of being able to connect to a number of data sources as it provides an easy mechanism to import data from them.


Infographic; concept & design basics

The training program aims to develop trainees' skills and knowledge competencies to produce infographics according to specific standards. Through infographic, data can be expressed visually in a simpler and less complex manner, to achieve specific goals.


Sustainable Development Goals 2030

To familiarize trainees with the United Nations Organization, systems, and agencies, as well as the importance of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, in particular the fourth goal - aims and means. Trainees would be able to give proposals and recommendations to achieve the aims of the fourth goal.


Learning objects: concept, design, & production

This practical interactive training program provides participants with the knowledge and comprehension to fully understand the concept of learning objects as an e-content type.


Cloud Computing Applications

The training program aims to introduce trainees to the cloud computing concept and its characteristics, types of services, as well as the most famous cloud service providers, in addition to the advantages and opportunities of effective cloud computing in education. Participants will be trained on some cloud computing applications in education.



By the end of this program, trainees will be able to identify the different types of networks, have a better understanding on how networks work and how computers communicate in a network. Trainees will be able to create a Local Area Network (LAN), use different classes of IP addresses and ping between computers in the same network and between different networks with different IP Addresses.

Accredited programs in cooperation with Microsoft

The Regional Centre for Information and Communication Technology RCICT, in cooperation with Microsoft offers a number of programs and grants trainee's professional certificates , including MCE and STEM, which aim to enhance Digital Empowerment in Education.

- For more information about MCE click here
- For more information about STEM click here

- Note: All programs in English


Open Educational Resources and Creative Common Licenses (online)

The training program aims to identify open educational resources and how to use and search for them, also to identify creative common licenses and how to protect copyrights online. 

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