“Desert Rose” initiative between Amman Academy students, Petra region concludes

The Petra National Trust and Amman Academy concluded the activities of the “Desert Rose” initiative between students from the academy and students from the Petra region on Tuesday.


The activities of the “Desert Rose” initiative were concluded at the Red Rose City School in the Petra region, with an executive partnership between Amman Academy and Petra National Trust.


Administrative and Financial Manager at Directorate of Education in Petra, Ali Al-Neamat, joined the graduation of participating students from the Petra region, and handed out certificates and prizes to all the participants who have committed to the program.


Within the requirements of the International Baccalaureate, students from the eleventh-grade, organized the “Desert Rose” initiative, which aimed to support local communities in Petra, encourage integration and communication between these communities, and promote the Petra archaeological site with an emphasis on cultural identity.


The program empowered student-led initiatives; and allowed them to transform their regular experiences into effective and enriching ones that developed their capabilities to prosper and excel, in addition to deepening their sense of social responsibility, participation and innovation.


60 male and female students from the local communities in Petra were selected within the age group (12-14) years.


Through Zoom application, a weekly training program was executed by Amman Academy students for Petra’s students, focusing on English language skills based on the Ministry of Education’s curriculum for the primary grades.


Students from the Petra region were divided into working groups of (3-4) participants based on grade level who attended two sessions per week, each session lasting for 45 minutes, for a period of one month, from March 21 to April 18.


Source: Jordan News Agency

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