Last week, 18.01.2021, the President of Al-Qasemi Academic College: Prof. Anwar Rayan, and the Head of International Academic Relations: Dr. Marwa Asbe honored Dr. Ibtihal Assaly: a Lecturer in the English Education Department, for being accepted in the VESIE call, and for her efforts to develop international academic collaboration with HEIs around the world.
The VESIE program is initiated and funded by Al-Qasemi International Academic Relations office that aims to promote the the integration of cultural and international aspects within the curriculum and the college’s activities.
In this program, joint sessions were held between Al-Qasemi Academic College within “English Curriculum” course by Dr. Ibtihal Assaly – English Department, and Universidad Diego Portales, Chile within “English Methodology” course by Mrs. Alicia Paez Ubilla – English Department.
The joint sessions included theoretical and practical aspects in the course, as students from Al-Qasemi and Diego Portales had the opportunity to work together in different assignments.
The students emphasized the importance of such sessions, telling that they were enriched in terms of using English language, digital tools, and intercultural communication.