Two-day session discussed various themes ranging from innovation
in line with the National Agenda of the UAE to promote innovation in education, the World Arena Group held the fourth edition of Education Experts, which took place in Dubai on March 5—6 at Dusit Thani. Speakers at the event discussed a variety of topics such as leadership, ﬁnancial management. academic excellence and technology integration that could help build regional and global reputations for the nation’s education sector. The two-day programme covered various themes and issues, from innovations in education to stimulating workshops and demonstrations that provide new skills to improve teaching.
The conference kicked off on Monday with the opening key-note speech by Kamal Ben Selama, General Education Expert of the UAE’s National Qualiﬁcations Authority, about the qualiﬁcations frame work and its impact on the bond between general education, higher education and the education sector in general. This led into the ﬁrst panel discussion entitled
Improving Education System, in line with the in education to novel teaching skills national agenda led by Leonard Murphy of the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge. The workshop
kicked off in the afternoon hours on the first day with topics ranging from teaching Arabic in the let century to helping students become innovators.
The second day of the conference started bright and early with an inspiring speech by Naveed Iqbal, Principal of International School of Creative Science, followed by an informative opening presentation by Steven Bambury, Head of Digital Learning and Innovation at Jumeirah English Speaking School, about experiential learning through the use of Virtual reality.
The rest of the day saw attendees having to choose among multiple round table sessions. Attendance for the fourth Education Experts conference exceeded the previous edition that was held last year in Abu Dhabi. The success of the show indicates how great the extent of interaction was for both delegates and exhibitors. The event attracted more than 220 senior delegates from different sectors, of which 86 per cent were educational entities, 10 per cent were corporate while the remaining 4 per cent represented members from the government and media.
Good impressions from principals and exhibitors were posted on social media. Attendees also managed to network with decision makers and influences from schools and educational institutions.
After such a successful conference, attendees were already talking excitedly about the ﬁfth edition, which takes place on October 30-31 this year in Abu Dhabi.
Source: Gulf News