Taif University hosts a panel discussion on the creation of Arabic poetry clubs in Makkah schoolsdate of publication : 2019-07-15
Taif University hosts a panel discussion on the creation of Arabic poetry clubs in Makkah schools
The Arabic Poetry Academy at Taif University and representatives of the education departments in the region held a panel discussion on the creation of Arabic poetry clubs in the Makkah region.
The Director of the Arabic Poetry Academy at Taif University, Dr. Mansour Al-Harthi, said that the establishment of Arabic poetry clubs in Makkah schools is a prelude to establishing clubs in all public education schools in all regions of the Kingdom, with the support and encouragement of the Advisor of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Prince of Makkah Region, Prince Khalid Al-Faisal and Minister of Education Dr. Hamad Al Sheikh.
Dr. Al-Harthi said that the Academy will hold another panel discussion on Wednesday, to identify the training portfolios of the Academy, with the participation of selected faculty members from the university and high school Arabic language teachers.
Dr. Al-Harthi reviewed the achievements of the Academy in the establishment of Arabic poetry clubs in the public schools in the Makkah region during the past year, and reviewed its plans for the coming year.
He pointed out that the number of poetry clubs established so far in the Makkah region was 196 clubs, with a membership of 2701 students, and that 237 teachers participated in the provision of training portfolios in these clubs.
He also said that the aim of Arabic poetry clubs is to hold extracurricular activities for students and provide education about Arabic poetry and language during activity hours through quality programs and portfolios prepared according to the educational level in order to promote Arabic poetry and language.