Manama, Sept. 19 (BNA): The Ministry of Education and the Nasser Vocational Training Centre (NVTC) have today signed a memorandum of understanding to exchange expertise, conduct joint research and use facilities, including labs, to develop artificial intelligence curricula.
Director General of Schools Affairs Dr. Mohammed Mubarak bin Ahmed stressed the importance of partnership between government school institutions and educational sectors.
He praised the role of the center in promoting technical and vocational education and building bridges of communication with relevant government bodies and private sector institutions.
He indicated that technical and vocational education schools and institutes will be integrated with the Nasser Center for Rehabilitation and Vocational Training, through conducting research, exchanging practices and benefiting from the components that the centre enjoys, including artificial intelligence research.
NVTC Executive Director Dr. Abdulla Nasser Nasser Alnoaimi stressed the role of the centre in consolidating the concepts of artificial intelligence and space science in its curricula.
“The centre has also concluded partnership agreements with several various governmental and private institutions”, said Dr. Alnoaimi.
He indicated that the partnership with the ministry and other educational institutions and sectors is part of the center's work to build bridges of cooperation between various entities.