Bett to discuss education in Middle East

Bett will take place 6 and 7 April at the Intercontinental Hotel in Abu Dhabi

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Bett to discuss education in Middle East The event will be hosted in partnership with the Abu Dhabi Education Council, where it will discuss the transformation of education in the region
By  Aasha Bodhani Published  March 14, 2016

Education technology exhibition, Bett, has announced its Middle East Leadership Forum and Expo will take place in Abu Dhabi next month.

The event will be hosted in partnership with the Abu Dhabi Education Council, where it will discuss the transformation of education in the region, whilst promoting the use of technology to enhance learning.  

The Leadership Forum will feature keynote addresses, discussions and debates on opportunities for the region's education system across K-12, higher education and vocational education and training. Also topics, such as professional development, STEM+, EdTech and language and regional culture will be included.

The Bett Middle East Expo will reveal the latest solutions in education technology alongside CPD accredited workshops for educators. The region's senior education leaders, as well as global speakers will include the Ministry of Education - UAE, Ministry of Education - Oman, Queen Rania Teacher Academy, Microsoft and UNESCO.

Furthermore, partners and supports of the event are the Mohammed Bin Rashid Smart Learning Program (MBRSLP), the Association of British Schools in the Middle East (BSME) and the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA). Microsoft and Lenovo also continue to support Bett.

H.E. Dr. Ali Rashid Al Noaimi, director general of the Abu Dhabi Education Council said: "Abu Dhabi Education Council is committed to developing and establishing partnerships with various stakeholders and experts in the education field. We look forward to providing inspiring insights from world class educators and speakers on emerging technologies and latest practices in education technology."

Anthony Salcito, vice president of worldwide education at Microsoft added: "At Microsoft we are proud to be part of this year's Bett Middle East in Abu Dhabi. The world of learning is changing and we look forward to sharing new practices, new ideas and technologies to empower leaders and educators to deliver that change in the classroom."

Bett will take place April 6 and 7 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Abu Dhabi and expects to host approximately 1000 education leaders from more than 15 countries.

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