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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
11-12 December 2015
‘Education fit for the future: planning for a changing world’
The largest ever Cambridge Schools Conference took place in Dubai in December 2015, hosted by Raffles International School. The conference attracted more than 380 delegates from 41 countries, 40 per cent of whom attended from the Middle East and North Africa region.
Delegates participated in the conference with enthusiasm, joining together to share their knowledge, insights and experiences with each other.
Veronica Boix-Mansilla, Principal Investigator and Steering Committee member at Project Zero, Harvard Graduate School of Education, presented an inspiring keynote speech on ‘Educating with the world in mind’. Professor Gordon Stobart, Emeritus Professor of Education, Institute of Education, University College London, and Tony Little also presented at the conference.
View videos, presentation slides and photos from the Cambridge Schools Conference.
VIDEO: how will teachers teach and what will our students learn in the future?
Keynote 1 - Back to the future
Keynote 2 - Next steps for assessment
Keynote 3 - Educating with the world in mind
Vernonica Boix Mansilla
Breakout session - Developing your school with Cambridge
Dr Tristian Stobie - Director, Education
Breakout session - Do you have what it takes to be a teacher trainer?
Georgina Orton - Training Services Manager
Breakout session - Effective use of IT to support teaching and learning
Anna Smith - Education Manager
Breakout session - Learning to Learn - Metacognition
Lee Davis - Deputy Director, Education
Breakout session - Next stop: University!
Rhona Armour - Recognitions Manager (Europe and MENA)
Breakout session - Nurturing creativity in the 21st century classroom
Helen Rees-Bidder - Education Consultant
Breakout session - Nurturing leadership potential in teachers
Mona Chirac - Assistant Head Teacher, Gulf English School, Kuwait
Breakout session - On-screen testing with Cambridge
Sanjay Mistry - Digital Test Design & Authoring Manager
Breakout session - Cambridge Professional Development Qualifications
Ray Eaton - Principal Examiner, Diploma in Teaching Bilingual Learners
Dean Roberts - Principal Examiner, Diploma in Teaching Bilingual Learners
Breakout session - Supporting bilingual learners with Cambridge
Lauren Harris - Education Officer
Breakout session - The inclusive classroom
Paul Ellis - Head of Teaching & Learning Strategy