The Department of Public Administration at Cihan University-Erbil organized a training course entitled “Training Course for Class Leaders from Teaching Staff in Administrative Leadership”, which started in May 2021.
The course was presented by the head of the department, Dr. Samir Salah El-Din Hamdi, in which the faculty members at the university participated, and which was held at Cihan Hall for Training and Development.
This training course aimed to introduce the participants to the importance of the teacher’s ability to lead the classroom, which is one of the most important qualities that he should have as he is responsible for removing monotony, and boredom from students. And that is by diversifying the strategies, methods, events, and activities that he applies to them inside the classroom, in addition to his having the power of influence and the ability to direct and invest in students’ energies, abilities, and creativity, and motivate them to create and think, analyze and interpret phenomena and solve problems.
The results of this course focused on developing classroom management and leadership skills and strategies. By successful completion of the course, participants would be able to:
- Preparing the student to transform from a state of total dependence on teaching to self-reliance Teacher-centered to centered – student
- Transforming the classroom environment into an environment of partnership, whereby the student becomes a partner in the educational process.
- Transforming the classroom environment from a closed environment to an open environment with a variety of teaching methods, activities, and the diversity of opportunities and options available.
- Undergoing transition from a fixed to a mobile environment in which there are different types of students sitting, according to the classroom activity.
At the end of the course, discussion and dialogue were opened between the participating trainees about their personal experiences in managing and leading the classroom, as well as by answering a questionnaire form that was distributed at the end of the course.