Some good news for a change! The Muslim World League & Tony Blair Institute have signed a new partnership bridging their visions together. The two organizations will work towards a global education program on critical thinking and dialogue skills targeted at 100,000 young people aged 13 to 17 in more than 18 countries.
#Youths are the future! Muslim World League, Tony Blair Institute for Global Change sign deal to empower 100,000 young people with global #education program on critical thinking and dialogue skills.#MWL #TBI pic.twitter.com/PBslxcgw6o— Saudi Pro (@saudi_pro) August 23, 2021
The power duo will use its extensive network to train over 2400 teachers in active listening and global communications to get information across in the best possible way.
These workshops help avoid any culture obstacles in the student-teacher relationship and turns the classroom into a dynamic international environment.
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One of the main assets of this partnerships is to foster tolerance amongst different communities and religions.
"We are all very, very fearful about the future of music, we are very fearful about our girls, about our faculty," said Ahmad Sarmast, the founder and director of the Afghanistan National Institute of Music.https://t.co/8SXo89ZiNn— About Her (@AboutHerOFCL) August 24, 2021
The pandemic has threatened the future of quality education and this program aims to combat misinformation and prides itself for building empathy among young people.
1.8 billion young people in the world deal with poverty, violence, exclusion and negative perceptions. According to Arab News, they also feel that they do not have a space that enables expression and personal growth.