"Education Resources Exhibition" at Haigazian University
Under the theme "Promoting Reading Awareness", the Education Society at Haigazian University organized its first Education Resources Exhibition on Thursday, 28 February 2008, pooling together English, Arabic and Armenian publishers, like Scholastic, Eduguide, Malik's, and Hamazkaine.
The exhibition puts at the disposal of school teachers of the basic education grades, recent children's books, colorful school boards, as well as the most up to date audiovisual techniques.
In her opening speech, Mayssa El Masri, Chair of the Education Society, said that the exhibition is dedicated to a better future for the new generation of students.
"Teaching is the profession that teaches all other professions, therefore all the technology of the mind is present here for our future educators", El Masri added.
Dr. David Tawil, Chairman of the Education Department at Haigazian University, commented on the issue of cheap commercial books, stressing on the fact that people and societies in general are discriminated and differentiated from each other as to what they read. In the same context, Dr. Arda Ekmekji, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences reiterated the importance of books, especially university educational books that stay with each one of us forever.
The Education Resources Exhibition runs till Saturday 1st of March 2008, from 10:00 a.m till 6:00 p.m. and is open to teachers, students, and parents.