Sat 21-04-2018 23:16 PM
DUBAI, 21th April, 2018 (WAM) — The Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education in Dundee, Scotland, announced that its Academic Training Programme (ATP) in Multiculturalism and Leadership will commence on 16th June 2018 for four weeks.
Mirza Al Sayegh, Chairman of the College’s Board of Trustees, told a press at the American University in Dubai that 75 female students from 13 universities and colleges in UAE, Egypt and Malaysia will participate in the month-long programme.
To date, 1083 students have visited Dundee for the programme at the college.The first educational programme of this kind took place with a Summer School in 2003 and since then more than 1,100 students have made the trip to Dundee.
The ATP is geared towards advancing the students’ overall learning and understanding of Scotland, its history, culture and traditions while study and debate on the challenges of global dialogue and exchange in the contemporary world.
ATP focuses on the topics of Globalisation, Multiculturalism and Muslims; Leadership and Management and Civilisational Dialogue.
The programme is very intensive and academically focused. It will include lectures, workshops, tutorials, debates and day trips all over Scotland.
The primary aim of the programme is to challenge and expand intellectual skills and approaches of students, to prepare them with the knowledge and skills required for active leadership (social and academic) for the twenty first century globalised world, and help them develop leadership skills to the particular career path they have chosen.