The meeting of the National Professional Programs Committee held at the Sharjah Heritage Institute on Sunday morning discussed a number of ideas and creative initiatives that will continue to promote the development of national professional standards and qualifications in the presence of HE Dr. Abdul Aziz Al Musallam, Director of the Vocational and Vocational Department of the National Qualifications Authority and Dr. Basma Kashmoula, Deputy Director of the Institute for Accreditation at the Institute and representatives of government agencies, departments, universities and members of the National Committee. Valley, Director of Continuing Education Department at the Institute.
The meeting invited members of the committee to continue work on developing national professional standards and qualifications and signing the document on cultural heritage diplomas at the Sharjah Heritage Institute. The meeting was one of the requirements for accreditation from the National Qualification Authority, the Cultural Foundation, as a national educational cadre training institution and the only UAE institution to provide specialized cultural heritage programs.
Sir. Dr. Abdul Aziz Al-Musallam said: "The Institute is working through the Institute for Continuing Education to enable society to learn about the cultural heritage of its various fields and programs and to provide education and training programs to provide students with scientific expertise and theoretical and practical knowledge In a number of disciplines related to the heritage, it contributes to the preparation of cadres, specializing in this field of knowledge and professionalism, strengthens the support elements of national identity and creates the basis for the national culture provided by the knowledge of it. local heritage of feelings of confidentiality and solidarity, and strengthens social cohesion bonds among the components of society.
Dr. Al-Musallam explained that the Foundation's ongoing education policy helps students continue to develop scientifically and culturally, provide them with different knowledge and encourage them to participate socially in cultural activities and sectors. The institute also offers through the study and education plan for the Department of Continuing Education, the intermediate academic diplomas within cultural heritage and related disciplines, including: Diploma for cultural heritage, restoration and maintenance of manuscripts, museum examination and diploma for urban heritage.
"The Institute, in collaboration with the National Qualifications Authority, is seeking the accreditation of these professional programs to achieve satisfaction for students who will be more receptive to these programs when accredited by a specialized and recognized body at national level. would also like to thank the members of the National Committee accredited by the National Qualification Commission, on a par with Federal and local, for their support for the programs of the professional institute in the fields of culture and heritage. "
Noura Al Matroushi said: "We are eager to continue supporting the various institutions of the UAE for the quality of the projects offered by the institutions, including the Sharjah Heritage Institute, in accordance with the requirements of the Authority and the needs of the institutions. Economic and social development and our participation in this meeting to underline the importance of continuing to support the Foundation, thereby contributing to the achievement of advanced levels and high quality of production, benefiting the institutions and individuals.
Al Matroushi expressed her wishes for the committee's success and success and its work, which will help achieve outstanding results and standards in culture and heritage.
The Sharjah Heritage Institute was set up under the directives of his Highness Shik, Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, member of the Supreme Council and leader of Sharjah, by Emiri Decree No. 7 of 2014 as one of the scientific and cultural institutions of the Sharjah Government specializing in cultural heritage science and art education And to contribute to the preparation of national cadres in this field and to conduct research on research and field studies to compile the elements of the heritage for conservation and documentation.
The institute attracted a large number of students from different disciplines and ages from various federal, state and private institutions who had joined the professional programs it organized because of its uniqueness by introducing this type of vocational training within a new professional field.