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

This training programme is designed to provide teachers and educational specialists with the knowledge and hand-on practice they require to develop and build interactive e-Learning and m-Learning (Mobile) content using Adobe Captivate. At the end of this programme, participants are asked to utilize Adobe Captivate and the skills they have acquired to produce an interactive e-Lesson.


Mobile Application Development: Level-1

This training programme is designed to comply with Digital Empowerment in Education objectives. The aim of this programme is to enhance participants’ skills in developing mobile applications. They will collaborate to design, analyse, and develop mobile application over IDE (Integrated Development Environment). Participants create, integrate components and query databases to finalise their mobile application, then upload it on the cloud. Evaluation is based on collaboration, data processing and design criteria.


Adobe Illustrator cc- Level 1

Adobe Illustrator cc- Level 1 is a training program for beginners, which aims at increasing participants’ productivity by providing the skills and knowledge to use Adobe Illustrator cc - Level 1 effectively. In this program, participants learn how to create logos, business cards, advertisements, and illustrations, and by the end of the 3-day-program, they will be able to combine text and graphics and create a project which reflects what have been learned.


Designing and Publishing E-book

This training program enhances participants cognitive skills and practical applications required to develop and publish an e-book using the available and appropriate authoring tools. The training program introduces participants to the concept and characteristics of an e-book and develops the necessary practical steps to create an e-book with its various components.


Adobe Photoshop

This training programme is designed to provide knowledge and skills required to create, edit, and manipulate image. At the end of this programme participants are asked to present a project reflecting the skills and knowledge they are acquired and are encouraged to employ them in the teaching process.


Utilization of Touchscreens in Education

In recent years, touchscreen technology has become widely used in schools and universities as catalysts to learning and development. The aim of this program is to introduce touchscreen technology such as tablets, smart phones and other mobile devices, and how they can be utilized in our daily life. The training program focuses mainly on the effectiveness of using this technology in education. It also provides a range of applications that can be used to enhance the learning experience through several practical activities.


HTML5 and CSS3

Hypertext Mark-up Language revision 5 (HTML5) is mark-up language for the structure and presentation of World Wide Web contents. HTML5 & CSS3 training program interduce all the new features that were introduced to help Web site authors to create great Web sites enriched with videos, audios, and images, in a simplified and powerful way. Trainees will learn about HTML5& CSS3 and how to incorporate its features in web pages and applications. They will also learn the HTML and CSS skills needed to create responsive web pages that will render on any screen, from phone to tablet to desktop.


Educational Content Management System

The objective of this training programme is to introduce participants to the concept of CMS, LMS, and the differences between them along with examples. During the programme, participants practice how to develop and administer a website using an open source management system. A Project presentation is expected as the culmination of this programme.


Infographic; concept & design basics

The three-week online program helps participants learn precise infographic design techniques, visualize data more simply and forms a clear idea of how to construct elements of the design. At the end of this programme, participants sit for an electronic evaluation and submit a project which reflects what have been learned.


Adobe Premier

This training programme is designed to help users turn raw footage into stunning cinematic products useable in their educational lessons. In this programme participants will learn using different editing tools to adjust colours, tune audio, add effects, and transitions. At the end of this programme, participants are asked to create an educational video using skills and knowledge acquired.

Learning objects: concept, design, & production

This practical interactive training program gives participants the knowledge and comprehension to fully understand the concept of learning objects as an e-content type. This programme covers essential skills and techniques that help design and develop learning objects using instructional design models.

Cloud Computing in Education

There are enormous benefits to use visualization and cloud computing in education. Cloud computing brings changes, growth, and opportunity by providing multimedia learning, cloud-based textbooks, administrative tools, and other services. This training programme aims at providing participants with knowledge about cloud computing and its deployment models. It is also designed to enable participants to use and exploit open source cloud-based application in education.

Educational Instructional Design

Trainees go through instructional design process by analysing E-content material, writing scenarios then develop their final project