28th Elets World Education Summit Concludes in Dubai, Setting Agenda for Global Education Transformation

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The second day of the 28th Elets World Education Summit (WES) drew to a close today at the Millennium Plaza Downtown Hotel in Dubai, concluding a dynamic two-day event that delved into the future of education on a global scale.

Hosted by Elets Technomedia in collaboration with Elets Digital Learning Magazine, the summit served as a pivotal platform for distinguished educators, industry leaders, policy-makers, and stakeholders to convene, exchange insights, and foster collaborative efforts in shaping the trajectory of education.

The second day featured an array of exclusive presentations and engaging panel discussions, offering invaluable insights into the future of higher and school education.

Higher Education Track

Panel discussions covered critical topics including the reimagination of pedagogies for the future, navigating digital literacy and ethics in AI-enhanced classrooms, managing accreditation complexities in the digital era, fostering impactful leadership, and rethinking assessment methods for holistic student development. The speaker lineup of the higher education segment included Dr. Yassen Alfoteih, Dean of the Humanities College, City University, Ajman, UAE; Hani Asfour, Vice President of Innovation and Institutional Partnerships, Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation, Dubai, UAE; Prof. Eid Mohammad Kanaan, Dean of Student Affairs, University of Sharjah, UAE; Prof. Dr. Jaskiran Kaur, Campus Director, NMIMS (Deemed to be University), Chandigarh, India; Swaminathan AR, Co-Founder & CEO, Camu; Prof. B Bhima, Director, Centre for Microbial and Fermentation Technology, Head of Department of Microbiology & Principal, Nizam College, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India, etc.

Notable presentations were delivered by Karan Shah, Founder & CEO of IIDE- The Digital School, and Tamil Selvan Ramadoss, Group Chief Finance and Business Transformation Officer at RMB Holdings, Dubai, UAE.

Among the universities showcased during the event were the University of Engineering & Management (UEM), Invertis University, and Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, whose representatives provided compelling insights into their respective institutions’ innovative approaches.

School Education Track:

The summit delved deeper into dynamic themes in the school education segment such as fostering global citizenship, adapting examination methods for the digital age, integrating AI into classrooms responsibly, personalised professional development for educators, and preparing students for digital literacy and online safety. The panelists included Sangita Chima, Principal, Amity School Dubai, Dubai, UAE; Matthew Burfield, Senior Vice President, GEMS Education, UAE; Dr. Vandana Gandhi, CEO and Founder, British Orchard Nursery, Dubai, UAE; Lee Hole, Principal, Dubai British School Jumeira, Dubai, UAE; Jan Stipek, Principal, Regent International School, Dubai, UAE; Dr. Carla Caviness, Principal, Dubai Schools Nad Al Sheba, Dubai, UAE; Haris Madappally, Executive Director, Pevees Public School, Kerala, India; Rev. Fr. Thomson Kinny, Principal, St. John The Baptist High School and Jr. College, India, etc.

The day also featured exclusive presentations from Max Viiask, Annika Viiask, and Maria Cederslatt of FB Academy, Sweden, Europe, as well as James Pastore, Principal of Emirates Schools Establishment, Dubai, UAE. These presentations shed light on innovative teaching methods and pedagogical approaches in school education.

World Education Awards and Expo:

The summit also hosted the prestigious World Education Awards ceremony, recognising outstanding contributions and innovations in the field of education.

Additionally, an expo showcased cutting-edge technologies, solutions, and best practices aimed at revolutionising the educational landscape. Exhibitors who showcased their offerings at the event included Accuracy – Language Solutions Simplified, CUEMATH, Teachmint, Codetantra, Edmentum, Toddle, Arize Digital, and EduZo.

Partners that joined at the 28th Elets World Education Summit included Creatrix Campus as the Powered By Partner, Meritto (formerly NoPaperForms) as the Admission Automation Partner, Campus 51 by Benchmark Academy as the Teacher Certification Partner, Singhania Quest Plus as the School EdTech Partner, CTPL – Creanovation Technologies Pvt. Ltd. as the Student Recruitment Partner, Edsidera, KSI Education, Campu, and Infinity as the Silver Partners. R.M.K Group of Institutions participated as an Institute Partner, while Ryan International Group of Institutions represented as a School Partner. University partners included the University of Stirling, Ras Al-Khaimah Campus, Westford University College, Graphic Era University, Chitkara University, Haridwar University, Jeppiaar University, Invertis University Bareilly, IEM UEM group, and Subharti University. Additionally, RMB Group, Board Infinity, EduBrisk, and IIDE – The Digital School were Associate Partners. Century Financial and Swenetic I In extended their support as Supporting Partners.

The 28th Elets World Education Summit proved to be a resounding success, catalysing transformative dialogue and collaboration among stakeholders committed to advancing education globally.

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