Smart School Summit - Saudi Arabia 2021

01-12-2021 - 02-12-2021
Smart School Summit - Saudi Arabia 2021

One of the Main pillars for Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 is the education sector. Global shift in education technology and innovation has created new opportunities for Saudi Arabia’s schools to empower teachers and students for sustainable future which meets objectives of Vision 2030. As Kingdom attracts investment for setting up new schools is accelerating, there is need for modern infrastructure and technology upgradation.

This Summit will curate a platform of experts and leadership stakeholders of educational sector from across Middle East region to discuss, deliberate and explore the best practices and solutions to transform the future of educational sector. The program will cover the scope for technological impact in personalization, assessment, self-paced learning, VR in teaching, exam management and collaborative classrooms. The summit will drive to significant dialogues between the experts, decision-makers and solution providers on challenges and opportunities to transform learning and education in Middle East.

Target Audience:
Heads of Schools, Ministeries and Authorities, Key Stakeholders, Investors and Owners, Enterprise Companies, Heads of Departments.

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Day 1

TRACK 1: Kingdom’s Landscape for Smart Schools

In this track you will learn about key initiative from ministries and key policy makers about education reforms to improve teaching quality in the kingdom and current projects for investment and technology upgradation in schools.
  • Building Smart Schools for global competitiveness

  • Advance infrastructure for schools in kingdom

  • Improving school communication, engagement and interaction

  • How Technology Can Solve reaching remote areas

TRACK 2: Digital Learning

Digital learning track focuses on Emerging technologies for 21st century learning - Work ow learning - Learning impact - Video for learning - Learning ecosystems Reskilling - Virtual reality - Self-directed learning - Coaching & technology - Performance support
– Stakeholder buy-in - Learning technology landscape - Learning & the mind - Learning analytics - Onboarding - xAPI - Digital transformation - Learning across borders - AI - Games & Learning Culture


  • Trends Shaping the Future of Student Learning & Tutoring -Online, Live, Game based learning & more

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Education: Are You Ready For It?

  • Emerging Technologies driving the future of Education

  • Experiential Learning- Making Children Technology Ready

Day 2

TRACK 3 : Capacity Building

Keeping in mind vision 2030 this track focuses on capacity building for teaching sta for Building a modern learning environment, self-directed learning, digital transformation and the fundamental role of the mind in learning. Expect a close discussion of these topics by high-quality speakers


  • How to improve mental wellbeing of sta and students

  • Enhance the digital pedagogy skills towards teaching &

    problem solving

  • Teaching and Learning Shifting to digital education to support

    teacher and student progress

  • Making learning e ective: One student at a time

TRACK 4 : Developing World Class Curriculum

Sessions on this track are all about developing world class curriculum and content development, whether we’re looking at video, design methodologies, content development, writing techniques, performance support content or storytelling. This track will help you create compelling, high-impact content.


  • Innovative Ways and Curriculum to Transform the Young Minds into Global Citizens

  • Importance of Bilingual education and role of rst language

  • Key Elements for Creating World Class Early Learning

  • Future Classrooms - Increasing Learning Experience & the Role of Tech

Event Enquiries:  Arif Ulla Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Future of School Finance

01-12-2021 9:30 am
Half Day Event - bring a colleague discount offer
The Future of School Finance

Safeguarding Forum

November or December dates available
Safeguarding Forum

Safeguarding forums offer an opportunity for professionals who have a senior role in child protection to refresh their safeguarding knowledge and understanding, receive updates and share best practice with colleagues in a similar role from a wide range of settings within your area.

The forums are also designed to provide Designated Safeguarding Officers with an alternative means of refreshing their Group 3 training (sanctioned by the Devon Safeguarding Children’s Board) as regular attendance will act as training to comply with Keeping Children Safe in Education.


Vision Led Collective Worship for Community Primary Schools

11-01-2022 1:15 pm
£80.00 per school
Vision Led Collective Worship for Community Primary Schools

This is a two part course with the second session on 1st February 2021 from 13:15 to 15:45.

How can Collective Worship shape who we are as a school community, exemplify our vision and promote our ethos?

What are the characteristics of good Collective Worship and how well are we doing?

How can we best support staff, pupils, and volunteers to make the most of the time?

What resources are available that we can draw on?

How does Collective Worship link with Spiritual Moral, Social and Cultural development (SMSC), mental health and wellbeing, and the wider curriculum?

In this two-part course we will examine these questions in more detail and signpost resources to help you strengthen your provision.


Inclusive, invitational and inspiring Collective Worship (three part course) in Church of England schools

18-01-2022 1:15 pm
£120.00 per school
Inclusive, invitational and inspiring Collective Worship (three part course) in Church of England schools

This three part course is aimed at people who contribute to Collective Worship in schools.  The course dates and times are:

18th January 2022 - 13:15 - 15:45

8th February 2022 - 13:15 - 15:45

22nd March 2022 - 14:00 - 16:30

The new Collective Worship guidance document identifies what best practice in terms of collective worship could look like in Church of England schools. In this three-part course we will examine this in detail and enable you to take time to audit your current provision and reflect and make improvements.

  • Auditing current provision and induction training for staff and volunteers
  • Effective planning and resourcing with a church/school/home approach
  • Festivals and diversity

Emergency First Aid for the Outdoors

2-day course with dates in November and January to choose from
Emergency First Aid for the Outdoors

This two-day course covers the practical application of first aid in an outdoor environment. It is particularly suitable for leaders of groups such as teachers or youth leaders who are likely to find themselves in outdoor or remote locations. This two-day residential course covers the practical application of first aid in an outdoor environment. It is particularly suitable for leaders of groups such as teachers or youth leaders who are likely to find themselves in outdoor or remote locations.


Tom Bennett - Running the Room - Better Behaviour for School Teachers

20-01-2022 2:30 pm -5:30 pm
Tom Bennett - Running the Room - Better Behaviour for School Teachers

We are honoured and delighted to be abe to host Tom Bennett in January 2022 when he will be delivering a seminar for us on Behaviour, providing guidance to teachers on how to 'run the room'!

Tom was a teacher in the East End of London for thirteen years. Currently he is the Director and founder of researchED, a grass-roots, teacher-led project that aims to make teachers research-literate and pseudo-science proof.

Since 2013 researchED has grown from a tweet to an international conference movement that so far has spanned three continents and six countries.

In 2009 he was made a Teacher Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University. From 2008-2016 he wrote a weekly column for the TES and TES online, and is the author of four books on teacher-training, behaviour management and educational research. In 2015 he was long listed for the GEMS Global Teacher Prize, and in that year was listed as one of the Huffington Post’s ‘Top Ten Global Educational Bloggers’

In March 2017, Tom published an independent review of behaviour in schools.  He recently chaired the Behaviour Management Group for the DfE and is currently their Independent Behaviour Advisor. He coaches teachers and schools internationally in all aspects of behaviour management and research integration.

Tom currently leads the Department for Education’s Behaviour Hubs project, a £10 million program designed to reboot behaviour skills in disadvantaged schools throughout the UK.

This exciting seminar will provide delates with a guide to creating spaces where all staff and students can flourish, be safe, and behave. 

Delegates will learn about:

· Student motivation

· Why many students struggle with behaviour

· Psychology of behaviour in groups

· Ways to influence behaviour

· Teaching- not telling- children how to behave

· Building habits

· Creating routines

· The importance of positive cultural norms

· Effective consequence systems

· Maintaining consistency

· And more…


School Administrator Conference: Grow and Develop your Working Practices

01-02-2022 9:00 am
£90 to attend virtually and £110 to attend in person
School Administrator Conference: Grow and Develop your Working Practices

This conference will provide key updates for your day-to-day role, share expert strategies and techniques to manage the additional tasks you take on every day and empower you to feel confident and knowledgeable in each area you face.


Tom Sherrington - Teaching WalkThrus 2

03-02-2022 9:00 am -3:00 pm
Tom Sherrington - Teaching WalkThrus 2

Tom Sherrington is an education consultant and author. He writes the popular blog teacherhead.com and his books include The Learning Rainforest and bestseller Rosenshine’s Principles in Action. More recently, Tom co-authored the best-selling Teaching WalkThrus first volume with Oliver Caviglioli.


We are honoured to be able to welcome Tom to take us through their follow-up second volume - WalkThrus 2 - in which Tom and Oliver have teamed up with 10 experienced educators to present 50 brand new WalkThrus, covering all the key areas of teaching: behaviour and relationships; curriculum planning; explaining and modelling; questioning and feedback; practice and retrieval; and Mode B teaching.


With 30 years' experience as a physics and maths teacher and school leader, including 11 years as a Headteacher, Tom is in demand from schools across the UK and around the world to deliver CPD for teachers and leadership teams. He works with several schools and colleges providing consultancy support on curriculum and improving the quality of teaching. Tom is a regular keynote speaker and contributor to conferences and education festivals.





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