Training and retraining is an essential factor in building skills towards effective performance. In recent times, many programmes are initiated to facilitate teacher professional development. These include the tutor professional development programme funded by Transforming Teacher Education and Learning (T-TEL). The aim of the study was to assess the impact of the programme on tutor competencies. The study sampled 43 tutors of Tamale College of Education. Questionnaire was employed in gathering data from the field for analysis using simple frequencies. The findings revealed that, the programme had a positive influence on developing tutorsâ€™ competencies which resulted in influencing tutor positive perception about professional development.
The aim of this academic article is firstly to survey and assessthe retreat and negligence of human rights and free speech in the American arena with special reference to the speeches, tweets and official statements of the American President Trump; and secondly to compare such discourse to the one produced by Al-Jazeera channel on the same issues, highlighting dynamics and differences between both. In so doing, and by applying the qualitative content analysis (QCA), the article puts forth two different readings for the perceptions of human rights and free speech discourses produced by both sides, and sheds light on the manifestations and implications of both rhetoric.
Late in the evening on 23 May, breaking news on the websites of Al-Arabiya and Sky News Arabic channels reported statements released by the Emir of Qatar praising Iran, Hezbollah and Hamas, and discussing tensions between Qatar and the Trump administration.