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"Transforming Educational Reform in the Arab World" The Journey of the TAMAM Project Nov. 18

November 08, 2019

The College of Education, Health and Human Sciences will host Rima Karami-Akkary 3 p.m. Monday Nov. 18, in the Education Building, Room 141, to present her unique global perspective on grassroots school improvement. Karami-Akkary's presentation will center on the TAMAM project, for which she is the director and the principal investigator.

Designed as a research and development project, TAMAM (which means "complete" in Arabic) uses emancipatory collaborative action research as a methodology to design contextually grounded capacity-building strategies which allows for a more responsive design and implementation of school-based innovative initiatives driven by school needs and priorities. To date, 350 educators have participated in this job-embedded capacity building program and are actively engaged in leading school-based initiatives.

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