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Alumni Reflections: A Note of Hope from Gaza

In the midst of recent conflict, the Professional Certificate in English Language Teaching (PCELT) has served as a positive link between Gaza and the rest of the world. – Yasmine My name is Yasmine Shahada. I am a four year student of English language at AL-Azhar University in Gaza.  USAID, Amideast and World Learning have come together to offer this course as part of a broader effort to strengthen leadership and teacher development at universities in Gaza. I feel lucky to have been able to take part in this program! The course was held at AL-Azhar University in Gaza. During four intensive weeks of training we, as participants, got the chance to practice teaching English for speakers of other languages using a variety of new and effective teaching approaches. We learned that the teacher is no longer the center of … Continue reading

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