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Kuwait- 5th GCC Heritage, Oral History Conf. kicks off in Abu Dhabi


(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) ABU DHABI, Oct 16 (KUNA) -- The 5th GCC Heritage and Oral History Conference on Monday kicked off, with the participation of some academics, researchers, and experts at Gulf universities and institutions.

In a speech at inaugurating the event, Saif Ghobash, Director-General of the Department of Culture and Tourism (DCT), Abu Dhabi, underlined the importance of moral education for building young generations.

He said "we look forward to applying a unified Gulf approach in the field of moral education and other subjects which prepare our children for the flourishing future." Organizing the event in UAE enhances efforts exerted by the DCT in order to build a promising Gulf partnership on the level of culture and heritage.

The event themed "Moral Education: An Authentic Part of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Heritage" featured several sessions which discussed different expertise and experiments in moral education.

Bazzah Al-Batni, a Kuwaiti researcher, highlighted, in her paper, the concept of education through fairy tales mentioned by grandparents that aimed to implant values in the hearts of the young generations in an interesting way.

The tale is a simplest way to help children know good manners, she said. (end) bsu.hm

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