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Genomic Comprehension Teaching & Assessment

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     The genomic educational research and development sub-unit, GCTA, was established at the start of the academic year 1430-1431within the education and outreach program.
 
The sub unit is headed by Dr Wafa-Makky Nichols and its activities include:
Research :
Into and instigate innovative educational methods in line with current best evidence educational trends.

Design and monitor :
Outreach programs aimed at increasing genomic literacy in all sections of the community.

Research:
Into matters related to genetic education and communication.

Publish:
Research in local and international educational and medical journals.

Establish:
Both an internal quality assurance mechanism and a continuous quality improvement cycle for educational projects

Network :
With regional and international organizations working in the field of Genetic Education

Research:
Locally relevant ethical and social issues related to genetics.

Compile:
A database of links to genetic educational material

G C T A will also be actively involved in the other scheduled educational activities planned by the Education & Outreach Division and other CEGMR Divisions.
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