AMMAN – HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, founder and chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Global (TAG.Global), participated as keynote speaker in the regional seminar entitled ‘Quality of Education: Proactive Value for Life’, that was organized by the Regional Center for Quality and Excellence in Education (RCQE) - under the auspices of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
In his keynote speech, Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh highlighted the significance of shifting from education to learning especially in our ‘Knowledge Era’, adding that the aim of learning should be for innovation which requires empowering teachers and students to use innovative tools to master digital learning.
“For this purpose, Talal Abu-Ghazaleh University College for Innovation (TAGUCI) was established, as we previously had developed assessment, monitoring and review processes carried out by the Arab Organization for Quality Assurance in Education (AROQA),’ Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh said, adding that: “Today, we are cooperating with the RCQE – UNESCO to develop an accreditation standard for innovation.”
Dr. abu Ghazaleh also affirmed the importance of the shift from the school textbook and the school bag for meeting students’ needs towards digital and technical learning, with the aim of graduating knowledge and innovators, not job seekers, pointing out that AI should be an added-value to human memory and intelligence.
In conclusion, Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh expressed his appreciation and thanks to the Regional Center for Quality and Excellence in Education (RCQE) for organizing the seminar in cooperation with UNESCO, emphasizing the positive impact of the seminar on shedding light on innovation, AI and digitalization.