ABU DHABI, UAE, September 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
- Aiming to Improve Education Sector
Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) today announced that Building Future Education MENA, modernising education to create tomorrow's workforce will be held at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre on 25 & 26 October 2011.
Building Future Education MENA covers educational spaces, management, reform, investment and operation of all educational institutions and programmes in the MENA region. The event is expected to bring together delegations from ministries of education and education councils from throughout the region. The Middle East region comprises over 92500 public educational institutions and 50 million students with education budget amounted to 55 billion dollars.
H.E. Dr Mugheer Khamis Al-Khaili, ADEC Director General said: "We are keen to work closely with various stakeholders to improve standards of education in the Middle East and North Africa. This can be achieved through reinforcing joint collaborations and holding exhibitions & conferences in terms of school environment, curriculum, school improvement, quality assurance, special education requirements and sustainable educational facilities as demonstrated by Building Future Education MENA exhibition and conference held for the third consecutive year."
"These exhibitions are held regularly to achieve our goals aiming at enhancing educational system and students' performance in accordance with the best international standards, as well as introducing programmes and information beneficial to providers," he added.
Andrew Pert, Regional Director of UBM Built Environment division, organisers of BFE MENA said, "We are pleased to have the support of the Abu Dhabi Education Council for the third year running and we are working closely with them and other national education agencies to accelerate efforts toward modernising education in the region."
Pert added, "Conference delegates will benefit from the high level speakers we have confirmed from world leading organisations and institutions including University College London (UCL) Wellington College, Harrow International, Abu Dhabi University, Phillips Academy Andover, SABIS and The World Bank."
Building Future Education (BFE) MENA
As well as an interactive exhibition floor, this year's Building Future Education MENA will include a full free-to-attend conference and presentation theatre including world renowned speakers from the field of education; public outreach, student, teacher zone and high-level roundtable forums.
The main conference will bring together those at the forefront of education from ministries, institutions, operators, architects and investment companies. The conference features in depth panel discussions, based around specific research studies from BFE MENA's Knowledge Partners Booz & Co, Parthenon and RAND Qatar Policy Institute (RQPI), assessing the education market in the GCC and areas of potential investment.
The Presentation and Discussion Zone will cover key topics including world class facilities and learning environments, curriculum and school improvement, quality assurance, special education needs and sustainable education facilities.
Visitors can register for free entry at http://www.buildingfutureeducationmena.com
Building Future Education MENA
Building Future Education MENA is a free-to-attend exhibition and conference covering facilities, management, reform, investment and operation of all educational institutions and programmes in the MENA region is organised by UBM Middle East.
About Abu Dhabi Education Council:
Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) was established in accordance with law No. 24 of 2005, issued by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, the UAE President, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces and the Ruler of Abu Dhabi. The Chairman of ADEC is H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and the Vice-Chairman is H.H. Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs to overlook the educational sector in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. ADEC endeavours to transform the emirate into an innovation-based, knowledge producing society which is strongly connected to the world's global society and economy, yet deeply rooted in its culture and heritage.
For more information about ADEC please call its headquarters at +971 (2) 6150 000 or visit our website: http://www.adec.ac.ae
ADEC Media Contact:
Mourad Tlili, Media Manager, M: +971-50-6167-652, E-mail: Mourad.Tlili@adec.ac.ae
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SOURCE United Business Media (UBM Middle East)