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Jordan - Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is an Arab country in the Middle East in western Asia. It is bordered by ► Syria to the north, ► Iraq to the north-east, ► Saudi Arabia to the east and south, and ► West Bank to the west
Short name Jordan
Official name Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Status Independent country since 1946
Location Middle East
Population 5,350,000 inhabitants
Area 92,342 km²
Major languages Arabic
Major religions Islam
My name is Nedal Shatat. I was born in a Jordanian city near Amman called Madaba. I am a maths teacher. My school is called Emad Al-Dean Zenky High School for boys located in Madaba. I graduated from University of Baghdad in 1992 maths department and in 1993 I began my teaching career as a maths teacher in a public high school which belongs to Jordanian Ministry of Education. It seems to others an easy career but I realized from the first day how much its difficult one so I began developing my professional tools to make teaching less difficult and enjoyable for me as well as my students.
EDUCATION & TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Secondary School – Madaba ,Jordan
Teacher of math (02/1993-present)
• Teach math’s of Ages 16 -18 to grades 11-12
• Provide training to teachers in my school
• Responsible for developing and update school’s website.
• Responsible of math’s & science committee.
• Responsible of safety committee.
• Responsible of school developing committee.
• Member of parents – teacher committee
Intel International science and engineering fair – Madaba, jordan
Responsible for student’s projects in engineering and science for IESF
Bagdad university – Baghdad, Iraq .
Bcs (1987-1992), Department of math.
Amman Arab University – Amman ,Jordan.
high Diploma (2004-2006), Department of computer science.
Winner candidate of HM Queen Rania prize 2008
International Science and Engineering Fair ( Atlanta 10-17 may 2008)FairIntel International Science and Engineering Fair photo gallary
Adult in charge, Project supervisor
Certificates and workshops
ICDL ,INTEL , EMATHS,THINKING TOOLS , ELEARNING, ERFK.
COMMUNITY AND VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES
Madaba community developing Association
Member of the Association responsible of youth and student’s voluntarily activities
Training regional math’s teachers on using Arabic math typing
Volunteer teacher providing math lessons for grade 12
Microsoft Word, Explorer, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Adobe Photoshop, PageMaker , front page , macromedia flash , web
design , online teaching , c++, data base , quick basic
Arabic (fluent), English ( good,internet based TOFEL)
leave a massege for me
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Education in Jordan
development of Jordan's educational system can only be described as dramatic. Starting from almost nothing in the early 1920s, Jordan has forged a comprehensive, high-quality system to develop the human capital of its citizens. Today there are 2787
government schools, 1493 private schools, 48 community colleges, and 19 universities. In Jordan, access to basic education has been emphasized in all the country’s development plans. The government has, as a matter of policy, provided every village and community with 10 or more school-going children with a school. As a result, the rapid spread of facilities enabled citizens in poor and remote areas to gain access to education.
Attendance at Educational Facilities
Jordan's population is young -42.2 percent are 14 or younger, while 31.4 percent fall between 15 and 29 years of age- and currently almost one-third of all Jordanians are enrolled in educational facilities. Education is free for all primary and secondary school students, and compulsory for all Jordanian children through the age of fifteen. It is estimated that Jordan has achieved over 95 percent enrollment for its school age children, as compared with only 47 percent in 1960. Unlike in many other countries, in Jordan there is a very small disparity in primary school attendance rates between urban and rural areas.
During the year 1997-98, 1,346,178 children attended elementary and secondary schools in Jordan. Of these, 951,831 attended schools run by the Ministry of Education, 229,487 attended private schools, 143,893 went to UNRWA-run schools and the remaining 20,967 attended other government-run schools. In 1997-98, there was one teacher for every 21 students in Jordanian schools.
After finishing their basic schooling, more and more Jordanians are opting to pursue higher education either at home or abroad. In 1997-98, 88,267 students were enrolled in universities while 24,657 pursued their education in Jordan’s community college system. A total of 5850 Jordanians were enrolled in graduate school programs.
Women comprise a large percentage of Jordan’s higher education attendees, accounting for 66.6 percent of community college students and 44.7 percent of the university population in 1997-98. Jordan’s quality educational system has also attracted a large number of foreign students. Out of the 88,267 students attending Jordan’s universities in 1997-98, 11,376 were from outside the country. The Kingdom has also been a popular choice among students around the world who want to study Arabic in a hospitable and friendly environment.
In 1988, the government launched a ten-year education reform package which cost approximately $1 billion. The plan aimed to improve the quality and relevance of education by restructuring the curricula to focus on developing students’ problem solving and critical thinking skills, and linking academic knowledge to real life. The Ministry of Education has launched the second reform plan, for 1998-2002. This plan focuses on upgrading teachers’ skills, school administration, educational information systems, pre-school education and education for children with special needs.
The main problems which the Jordanian educational system is facing now are twofold. First, the country’s burgeoning youth population demands the continued expansion of the educational system. Along with this quantitative expansion, Jordan seeks to improve the quality of its teachers, books, curriculum and facilities. In the area of higher education, the country has suffered from an imbalance between the university and community college systems. The Ministry of Higher Education is now actively promoting the development of Jordan’s community colleges and encouraging enrollment in them, in order to better match the country’s educational system with its labor market, which currently suffers from a shortage of mid-level vocational skills.
My WE projects
This User collaborates with:
construction of Sierpinski Triangle
Nonsymmetric velocity time_dilation
my favorite websits
MY PHOTO GALLARY
with minister of education
Notes from my Wikineighbours
- Congratulations! You have done an incredible job. I am looking forward to seeing your project develop. Please feel free to ask for help. --Nellie Deutsch 07:30, 20 June 2009 (UTC)
- Great to see you in the tutorial, Nedal, and to see your user page. Do you have any concerns about the quality of educational resources developed using an open authoring approach? If so, what are your concerns? If not, how does an open authoring approach contribute to high quality learning materials. --Phil Bartle 08:37, 20 June 2009 (UTC)
- Thank you Nedal for being such a great WikiNeighbour! Please count on me any time.--Gladys Gahona 04:30, 2 May 2009 (UTC)
Nedal -- I tried it and it all worked out thanks to you:-)--Hanaakhs 10:32, 1 May 2009 (UTC)
- Thanks Nedal for answering some of my questions. I'll try to figure it out:-) --Hanaakhs 09:47, 1 May 2009 (UTC)
- Ahlan Nedal:-) Thanks for your welcome note. Great work on your wiki:-) I also like the interactivity of your page with announcements and all.. Keep up the great work... بالتوفيق دائماً ... I hope mine becomes half as good sometime soon! --Hanaakhs 15:31, 28 April 2009 (UTC)
- You can also use this icon . Great job Nedal. --Gladys Gahona 20:26, 18 April 2009 (UTC)
- Hey Nedal, you might also want to visit Math_Tables_and_Formulas. Cheers. --Gladys Gahona 17:24, 3 April 2009 (UTC)
- Hi Nedal, I want to thank you for joining Math Glossary. Welcome aboard!!. --Gladys Gahona 21:48, 2 April 2009 (UTC)
Hi Nedal, I'm your WikiNeighbour. Welcome to the EL4C24 5-day advanced Workshop. Please let me know if I can be of any help to you. Gladys Gahona.,
Junior Facilitator.--chela5808 05:33, 30 March 2009 (UTC)
- Keep up the excellent work you are doing, Nedal. --Nellie Deutsch 20:48, 12 April 2009 (UTC)
- سلام نضال أهلاً فيك في ويكي صفحتك رائعة keep going Rima 20:07, 19 April 2009 (UTC)
- Looking your page I realize that I have a lot to learn! Thank you for inspiration! --Tero Toivanen19:43, 11 February 2010 (UTC)~
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