Emma DibdenHead of Oasis at JESS Jumeirah
Emma was a mainstream class teacher in the UK for 7 years, after which she trained as a Reading Recovery teacher and Better Reading Partnership trainer.
Following her move to Dubai in 2012, Emma completed the National Award for SEN Coordination and in 2014 became Head of Learning Support at Jumeirah English Speaking School (JESS). In September 2018 she will have the responsibility to lead inclusive education provision across the JESS schools (3-18) as their Inclusion Champion. Emma has presented and written case studies for GL, Education Journal Middle East, Informa, Teach Middle East, TextHelp, Cricksoft and Independent Education Today. Her role as Chair of the Dubai SEN Network committee helped to provide CPD and networking opportunities for the SEND professional community; including two MENA SEN Conferences, in partnership with the Al Jalila Foundation.