The Ministry of Education, since the beginning of the month of November 2011, coordinated its efforts with many national, regional and international organisations and commission to update its curricula and to launch new training courses for the teachers and the students. To achieve that, the ministry signed a memorandum of understanding on January 17, 2012 with the UNESCO's International Commission on Education to allow the Ministry of Education receive assistance and consultation needed for reforming the studying curricula by the UNESCO.
The organisation also started conducting programmes for public, private and religious schools in addition to universities.
A delegation from the organisation will visit Bahrain on March, 8.
The Ministry of Education also held many workshops on the rights of children during December 2011 and January 2012 including:
- Workshop entitled: "Games package for human rights," which is run by the Arab Network for Citizenship and Human Right, during 26-29, December, 2011.
At the beginning of February 2012, the Ministry of Education was looking for cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to provide an intensive training programme for teachers on the methods of teaching human rights.
The Ministry of Education is undertaking a number of training programmes for the months of February and March, 2012, including children programmes which include:
- Workshop entitled "Games package for Human Rights" for 200 Girl Scouts during January 25-29, 2012.
- Four training workshops on "Difference" in February 2012.
- Two workshops on "Dealing with the other" and "The value of dialogue" in March 2012.
In addition to that, the University of Bahrain won the approval of the National Council for Curricula to provide compulsory classes in the field of human rights and the rule of law for all students. This program is being prepared in collaboration with the College of Law at the University.