BTC Dean Speaks at Celebration for 100 Years of Formal Education in Bahrain

June 12, 2019

Dr. Ted Purinton, Dean of the College, spoke on a panel about higher education in Bahrain at the 100 Year celebration of formal education in Bahrain on the 11th of June, 2019. The full-day celebration was patronized by His Excellency Minister of Education Dr. Majd Ali Al Nuami and attended by educators and leaders across the public and private educational institutions of the country. Also in attendance were staff members and leaders from the United Nations and UNICEF.

Dr. Purinton spoke on a panel with Mr. Stephen Harrison-Mirfield, Chief Operating Officer of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Bahrain campus. Both addressed various issues related to the improvement of higher education in Bahrain. Dr. Purinton, in particular, discussed how the BTC has played a distinct role in improving the profession of teaching as a whole in the country.
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