Dr Mugheer Khamis Al Khaili, Director General of Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC), recently announced the launch of the New School Model (NSM). The announcement was made at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center, Abu Dhabi. The Bedaya Forum and the announcement, witnessed attendance of over 6,000 teaching, administrative staff and top dignitaries for the first time in one place attended the inspirational education, planning and training event. Dr Al Khaili explained that the new school model is to help in establishing a better education system and is to focus on overall development of the students, teachers, environment and community at large.
ADEC's Director General addressed the forum with a presentation of Abu Dhabi's P-12 10 year strategic plan 2009/2018 which was announced last year and which aims at producing graduates able to compete with the best internationally through raising the standard of education both in public and private schools. Dr. Lynne Pierson, ADEC's Director of P-12, also explained that ICT will be available to schools for a rich learning experience.