Tech Age Teachers Tunisia

Tech Age Teachers Tunisia

This program created a trained, motivated network of more than 1,500 educators, equipping them with the digital skills and leadership skills to integrate technology into classroom instruction. The program also supported innovation through Youth Tech Clubs for over 4,000 students.

With support from the Dream Blue Foundation, IREX implemented the program with the Ministry of Education’s National Center for Pedagogical Innovation and Research and the General Inspection of Pedagogy in Education.

Tech Age Teachers Tunisia

This program created a trained, motivated network of more than 1,500 educators, equipping them with the digital skills and leadership skills to integrate technology into classroom instruction. The program also supported innovation through Youth Tech Clubs for over 4,000 students.

With support from the Dream Blue Foundation, IREX implemented the program with the Ministry of Education’s National Center for Pedagogical Innovation and Research and the General Inspection of Pedagogy in Education.

Quick Facts

  • More than 4,000 students ages 4–18 (half of them girls) participated in Youth Tech Clubs at primary and secondary schools with their teachers. Students gained hands-on practice in applying new technology skills to subjects ranging from language learning to math and science.
  • More than 1,500 teachers (over 50% women) developed the concrete technology, leadership, and professional skills they need to modernize their classrooms, streamline administration, and connect with other teachers.
  • In 2015, Tech Age Teachers successfully reached new regions with acute needs for support in education and youth engagement. Regions included Kef, Karouen, Bizerte, and Siliana.
Students who benefited from the Tech Age Teachers Tunisia program

Goals

  • Transform participants’ ability to use the internet to educate teachers and youth.
  • Teach youth 21st century skills that are invaluable in a developing economy, and increase their future employment prospects.
  • Provide primary and secondary teachers with new skills and methods to meaningfully integrate 21st century technology into their teaching processes.
  • Develop teachers’ leadership skills, awareness of community needs, and intellectual creativity, and help them to get engaged in their communities.

Partners

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Tunisia Ministry of Education

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