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Showing of Streams
09:30 - 10:30 60 mins
EdTech MENA
Investing in Innovation with a start-up mind set
  • Amir Yazdanpanah - Head of Technology Innovation, Swiss International Scientific School Dubai
09:30 - 10:30 60 mins
Special Education Needs MENA
Inspections overview- from good to outstanding in Inclusive Education
  • Alison Phillips - Head of Student Support, Dubai British School
  • Claire Hitchings - Head of Student Support, Uptown school
10:30 - 11:15 45 mins
ENGAGE+
Engagement Wall
10:45 - 11:15 30 mins
EdTech MENA
Adaptive learning as an artificially intelligent tutor: Using learning technologies that modify the presentation of learning materials to adapt to individual learner needs
  • Saba Adnan - Head of IT Intergration, Al Mizhar American Academy
10:45 - 11:15 30 mins
Special Education Needs MENA
School Spotlight: Integrating students with SEN into today’s learning environments
  • Sarah Dayal - Head of Learning Support – Senior School, Repton School Dubai
11:30 - 12:00 30 mins
Special Education Needs MENA
Case Study: The development of inclusive approaches within the classroom setting - Riverston School
  • Jackie Harland - Clinical Director, Riverstone Group
11:30 - 12:00 30 mins
ENGAGE+
Ask the Experts: Q&A with expert panel
  • Talat Khan - Founder, AvantageSEND Consulting
11:45 - 12:15 30 mins
EdTech MENA
Taking a risk to becoming an independent learner
  • Zoe Woolley - Deputy Head, Foremarke School
12:30 - 13:00 30 mins
EdTech MENA
Entrepreneurship: Why can't students create their own start-ups?
  • Jeremy Williams - Head of School, Manor International School
12:30 - 13:00 30 mins
Special Education Needs MENA
Teacher Preparation for Inclusion: Changing Mindsets
  • Dr Nadera Alborno - Associate Professor of Education, American University in Dubai
12:30 - 13:00 30 mins
Info
ENGAGE+
Fishbowl Session - How To: Teaching computer literacy in digital education

Join this session and participate in an informal discussion sharing on best practice in improving education delivery across MENA. 

13:00 - 13:30 30 mins
Info
EdTech MENA
Structured Speed Networking

This unique facilitated session will give you the opportunity to meet your peers from various education institutions and solution providers. Bring plenty of business cards to kick start future partnerships and business relationships!

13:00 - 13:30 30 mins
Info
Special Education Needs MENA
Structured Speed Networking

This unique facilitated session will give you the opportunity to meet your peers and make new contacts with educators and solution providers from across the region. Bring a lot of business cards!

13:30 - 14:00 30 mins
EdTech MENA
Virtual resources in the future classroom
  • Steve Bambury - Head of Digital Learning & Innovation, JESS
13:30 - 14:00 30 mins
Special Education Needs MENA
Why invest in SEN?
  • Talat Khan - Founder, AvantageSEND Consulting
13:30 - 14:00 30 mins
Info
ENGAGE+
Fish Bowl Session - Encouraging and teaching tolerance and respect for diversity
  • Fadi Daou - CEO, Adyan Foundation

Join this session and participate in an informal discussion sharing on best practice in improving education delivery across MENA. 

14:15 - 14:45 30 mins
Special Education Needs MENA
PANEL DISCUSSION: Improving communication between educators and parents of students with special education needs
  • Milica Bursac - Co-Founder, Include ME
  • Monica Agrawal - Director, First Steps Nursey Montessori
  • Pallavi Mallick - Head of SEND, The Winchester School, Jebel Ali
14:15 - 14:45 30 mins
ENGAGE+
Ask the Experts: Q&A with expert panel
  • Jeremy Williams - Head of School, Manor International School
  • Steve Bambury - Head of Digital Learning & Innovation, JESS
14:30 - 15:00 30 mins
EdTech MENA
Understanding Innovation
  • Evo Hannan - Head of Design and Innovation, GEMS International School
15:15 - 16:00 45 mins
EdTech MENA
The Power of Emotional Intelligence in Online Learning
  • Zaineb Kashi - eLearning Specialist & Online Teacher, K12 International Academy
15:15 - 15:45 30 mins
Special Education Needs MENA
Empowering people with disability through innovative types of training
  • Professor Hisham Alsaghbini - CEO, Qualifications House UK
15:15 - 15:45 30 mins
Info
ENGAGE+
Fish Bowl Session - Creating a supportive environment for SEND students in inclusive classrooms

Join this session and participate in an informal discussion sharing on best practice in improving education delivery across MENA. 

15:45 - 16:15 30 mins
ENGAGE+
Engagement Wall
16:00 - 16:10 10 mins
EdTech MENA
Close of EdTech Seminars Day One
16:00 - 16:30 30 mins
Special Education Needs MENA
Case Study: Creating learning environments that improve engagement and encourage learner creativity in an inclusive school
  • Celina Varghese - HOD Counselling and Learning Support, The Millennium School
16:30 - 16:40 10 mins
Special Education Needs MENA
Close of Special Education Needs Seminars