Project profile — Scaling up Professional Development of Teachers


Queen Rania Teacher Academy
2014-12-29 - 2023-12-31
Global Affairs Canada
EGM Europe, Arctic, Middle East and Magh

Country / region 

• Jordan (100.00%)


• Education, Level Unspecified: Teacher training (11130) (100.00%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (significant objective)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (significant objective)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (significant objective)
• Youth Issues (significant objective)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)


This project aims to improve the quality of education in selected Jordanian public schools and refugee host communities. It seeks to meet the professional development needs of public school teachers from grades 1-10 in subjects such as Math, Science, Arabic and English. The project supports the Ministry of Education in meeting its goals regarding in-service teachers’ professional development training.

Expected results 

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) improved instructional practices among teachers and school leaders in Jordanian schools; and (2) improved environmental practices in Jordanian schools.

Results achieved 

Results achieved as of February 2022 include: (1) trained 33,711 educators (22,760 women and 10,951 men) in the 42 Ministry of Education directorates throughout the 12 governorates of Jordan. The training covered ten key programs that contributed to improved instructional practices among teachers and school leaders and environmental practices in Jordanian schools.

Budget and spending 

Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $0
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Project-type interventions
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