The challenges in the era of technology and modernity are obvious to parents and educators, and education remains the primary responsibility for the upbringing of the generation, but challenging the transfer of the valuable cultural heritage and the national identity of the UAE to the younger generations is the most difficult and important element in the UAE.
The confusion in the notion of modernity and inherited age is one of the most important issues facing educators, in particular that children and young people are deeply open to the causes of civilization and technology as the main reference for them, and stressed how important it is. is to train teachers in different educational institutions and enable them to deal with modern technologies, Value and moral education towards globalization.
The biggest challenge
Dr. Ahmed bin Abdul Aziz Al-Haddad, Chief Inspector of the Department of Islamic Affairs at the Ministry of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Action in Dubai, said that the educational process remains the biggest challenge to build generations that are meant to be a civilization builder and a source to be lucky and a protector of sovereignty. Will be a successful country, otherwise all its ambitions will fail, and creating generations with such specifications can be difficult for many countries to stop at planned plans, huge budgets and a big sacrifice of families first and second, but it is very much like the United Arab Emirates The potential is the largest of the countries in the region to achieve the great ambition that is not limited to the earth's surface, but extends to the atmosphere of space, not limited to conventional energy. It has created even nuclear and clean energy, not only to understand modern technology, but also to be creative in information technology, as well as in the advanced civil and military industries, as evidenced by the work of the current generation, which was less fortunate than the younger generation.
Al-Haddad goes on to say that it is necessary to enable young people to realize their goals and ambitions and at the same time to find the ability to innovate in them. Every supervisor of what has been created for him has some ambition in the theoretical sciences. This should lead to a solid foundation through the foundations of knowledge and in the hands of rabbis who improve the industry. And those who have the ability to understand applied or experimental sciences, this is after they have introduced the rules of faith and ethics into the best of their lives; they must even have early access to opportunities for higher education. Joshua It is the strategic goal of the state of applied education.
Dr. Mohamed Abdel-Rahman, director of the faculty of Islamic and Arabic Studies in Dubai, said: "There is no difference between the educational role of educational institutions, so the educational aspect to young people almost precedes the educational aspect, but this role places these institutions face a major challenge among different groups of society and different from one age to another, and I believe that the most important aspect of the educational process in our time is the revolution of information technology and the revolution of social networking sites.
He adds: It is no secret that the importance of this means because of the role played in daily life and despite the many calls alert to the dangers, but reality emphasizes their gains in the speed of communication and access to information and strengthening social relationships.
Dr. Abdulrahman claims that educational institutions are not immune to the technological revolution because of their importance in the field of education and facilitating students. Social networking sites also play a role in solving educational problems that increase the attractiveness of students and increase the desire to learn. Learning by sharing information with others, and constructive discussion.
And continues to stimulate students' skills, and increase their skills and motivates them to think creatively in different styles and methods.
Prof. dr. Abdulhafeez Belarabi, president of Al Falah University, said for his part that the main challenges for education and educational institutions are youth, the ability to absorb their needs and abilities and their safe access to the world of technology and modern technologies, including social networking sites and networks.
He pointed out that the real challenge at this stage lies in the process of building man as the most precious wealth, adding that this is a shared responsibility between educational and educational institutions and society as a whole. .
Dr. Belarabi discusses the importance of educating teachers in different educational institutions and their rehabilitation, enabling them to deal with modern technologies, and focusing on moral and moral education in light of the globalization era, as well as the need to deal with with the virtual worlds as a reality that can not be ignored.
Maryam Al Hammadi, Senior Director of the Authority's Elderly Authority, stresses the need to transfer the important and valuable cultural heritage to the younger generation in a practical and tangible way through direct and direct contact with those in this tradition. have lived and applied this tradition for decades and benefit the students of primary, universities.
Al Hammadi refers to the initiative "Consult My Experience", which was launched last year 2017 by the Department of Older People at the Authority. It also aims to promote communication between generations and to invest the experiences of the elderly and their free time in the transfer of knowledge of younger generations and to consolidate their national values and culture.
The & # 39; Consult My Experience & # 39 ;, which is organized for school and university students, focuses on a number of core values needed to develop the consciousness and emotional bonding of young people and the legacy of the state, including moral , educational and religious values, traditions and religious values. Parental disobedience from a religious and moral perspective, and the relationship with local culture, family cohesion and cohesion.
Dr. Amal Ben Jarash, a psychologist and family counselor, explains that there is a misunderstanding among the majority of families about the concept of modernity and development, which should not be incompatible with the observance of religion, customs and traditions, and keep pace the requirements of that time should contribute to the creation of a conscious generation.
And suggests that the rhythm of age and the dominance of electronic dominance of emotions made relationships almost meaningless and families incoherent and only collected walls as hearts and minds collide with the requirements of time, family conflicts on the surface at an early age of control about the world of "I" instead of the word "we".
"Most Emirati families are currently," said Moza Wali, a psychologist. "There is a huge and rapid global opening, which has created a heated race for children to achieve through the use of electronic devices and everything related to games and others, exposing them to unavoidable risks." in the areas of health, psychology and education, because the family suffers to prevent this behavior that reaches the extent of the phenomenon between children and adolescents.
Mozah Al Shoumi, a child protection expert and vice president of the Emirates Child Protection Society, said for her part that the UAE's society has many behaviors and values and that there is a strong correlation between its members of children. adults, which emphasizes the strong ties that it brings together. The virtual world behind electronic devices is a danger to the mind and behavior of UAE citizens, as well as the spread of stubbornness in the behavior of children, the bad companions and the awareness of the danger of dealing with strangers.
Shikha al-Mutawa, the mother of a mother and a social specialist, says that the challenges faced by most families in Emirati in educating their children are related to the negative impact of social media and new technologies of the mind of children in electronic games, amusing applications and programs, and family problems that may arise between parents, which has a negative influence on the formation of awareness and raising children, and that the friends have a great influence on the forming awareness of each other, whether it is in favor or plunder.
According to Qasim Al-Morshedi, a parent, good education depends on promoting the wonderful values that our true religion strives for, as well as the customs and customs of the Emirati that have been raised by many generations. Now the world has become a small village, He pointed out that the challenges of educating young people are diverse and vary in different ways, such as family problems, the preoccupation of parents with globalization, which has become a cornerstone of our lives, and are not obstacles to influence the other person.
Shikha al-Dhahri, a university student at the University of Ajman, says that the rapid worldwide change exposes children to injustice because they can not live their lives normally because of the pressure they have on dealing with the vocabulary of this life.
Sheikha Al-Dhahiri pointed out that the Emirati family must constantly pay attention to modern issues and how to face them, and points to the major role of the Ministry of Education, which is an important partner of the Emirati family in educating new generations and fueling the right values and habits. And believes that this common role is of the utmost importance in shaping the consciousness of this generation.
Initiatives to build a happy and cohesive family
The Ministry of Community Development has prepared the role of balanced parents, widows and divorces and will launch a series of initiatives and awareness programs for mothers and fathers that enable them to build a happy and cohesive family, in addition to designing a mentoring program that enables widowers and divorces to cope with the new circumstances. In addition, there is the Family Protection Center, which focuses on institutions and bodies dealing with child protection through the development and issuance of a "manual" with standards for the protection of children against all forms of violence and exploitation, Maintenance of mental and emotional integrity, as a head of as the children themselves through interactive activities that are offered to them in a simple way about their rights and ways to protect themselves.
The Ministry of Social Protection at the Ministry starts with awareness programs & # 39; s and workshops aimed at students, this year the Ministry organized 7 awareness-raising workshops for students within the program Legal and ethical culture, with the aim of informing young people about the importance of positive values and principles. To protect them against any negative behavior that is contrary to the customs and values in the community of the state, and these workshops are intended for young people of different ages, to guide them in the right way, and provide them with any temptations around them to save.
In the interest of the Community Development Authority on the importance of communication between older people and children of pupils in primary and secondary education and university students and the transfer of their experiences to them, the initiative "continuity of generations & # 39; started three years ago, the aim of which is to establish a relationship of dialogue and humanitarian link between the first elderly of the UAE.