The 10th conference for the care of the gifted and talented youth in the Arab world started here on Saturday with the participation of Kuwait's Sabah Al-Ahmad Center for the Gifted.
Board chairman of the Kuwaiti Center Dr Bader Al-Omar told KUNA that the Center will submit a research paper to the conference here on the topic of A Crisis among the Gifted and Talented Arab Youth, noting that Kuwait is among the founders of the Arab Council for the Gifted and Talented Arab Youth, which is organizing this two-day conference in Amman.
The Center's director Dr Omar Al-Bannai told KUNA that the center's participation in the conference here aimed at gaining knowledge from the conferees as well as imparting to them the Center's well-documented experience in the field of fostering gifted and talented Kuwaiti students.
He said the Center's activities have expanded exponentially in recent years, so much so that new branches were being considered, at least one branch was definitely planned for opening next year.
Head of the conference Dr Fathi Jerwan indicated that the conference this year was being held at a crucial time when the Arab world was facing great challenges as the wheel of technology and science was spinning at greater speeds than ever before. He said that the gifted and talented Arab youth should be paid great care and attention as they could be the Arab world's future scientists and inventors.
The Arab Council for the Gifted and Talented Arab Youth has been hosting these conferences every year since its inception here in Amman in 1996. It invites to its conferences distinguished leaders in the field of education, science, and invention from the Arab world.