In Brief [Archives:2002/10/Local News]

March 4 2002

The Ministry of Education and the British Council in Yemen organized a five-day workshop for 44 English language inspectors representing every governorate in Yemen.
The workshop took place at the Higher Institute for Training Teachers, Sana’a, 16-20 Feb.
The workshop covered three themes: Strategies & Methodologies of English Language Teaching, Models and Roles of Inspection, and Assessment of Teaching and Learning. It was delivered by two trainees invited from the specialized education college of Christ Church Canterbury, an affiliate of the University of Kent.
The Indian Embassy School & Cultural Center organized on March 1, an Indian cultural event of the year 2002 at IDA hall, Baghdad Street Sana’a.
Taiz University is to take part in the 5th Art International Meeting for Arabic and Islamic universities. The meeting will be held at the Egypt-based South Valley University on March.
163 traffic accidents took place in Mahweet, and resulted in the death of 41 persons and the injury of 199 others within the last couple of months.
Traffic accidents in Taiz claimed the lives of 9 persons including two women.
Hudaidah University is hosting Yemen’s 1st International ELT conference from March 30 to April 2. The theme of the conference is “Old Borders, Fresh Crossing Thinking — Rethinking ELT in Arabia Flex.
The Human Rights Information & Training Center (HRTIC) organized in cooperation with the Canadian Program for Development on March 3, a training course for police officers on human rights. Many police personnel as well as representative of the public security staff took part at the training course.