The 10th edition of Gess Dubai, the biggest education conference and exhibition in the Middle East, kicked off on Tuesday (March 14) in Dubai, with more than 550 companies from all over the world, taking part.
Organised by F&E Education, Gess Dubai is set to attract 10,000 education professionals from around the region over the course of the three-day event.
Leading industry players will be showcasing the very latest production innovations and solutions for the education market.
Over 130 experts on education, technology as well as leadership management, including renowned speakers on motivation, wellness and happiness are also confirmed to attend to share their insights in more than 200 sessions aimed at improving teacher and student performance and raising the quality of education delivery in schools throughout the region.
"We are privileged to have been a part of the growth of the education sector in the Middle East, helping schools and other type of academic institutions to be progressive and keep in step with changing technology and curriculum advancements," stated Matt Thompson, the project director, F&E Education, organisers of Gess Dubai.
Among the most anticipated workshops include sessions on Computer Science Technologies, Engineering for Kids, Google Apps for Education, as well as building app and creating simple robots from scratch.
NLP presentations and Leadership Workshops from the world’s leading experts are also a favourite among teachers because of the practical insights and tips for improving teacher performance and enhancing student learning abilities.
Many of this year’s exhibiting companies come from different parts of the world, with country pavilions representing suppliers from the UK, Germany, US, Korea and China.
The British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA), which today represents more than 400 UK-based education suppliers with combined revenues totalling £2.2 billion, will be accompanying over 70 British companies along with the UK Department for International Trade at the exhibition.
Caroline Wright, the director general of BESA said: "We are delighted to be attending GESS 2017 and this year we are excited to celebrate 10 years of the show."
"Besa and F&E’s alliance has made GESS the premier focused, professional event of its kind in the region and whether you are a teacher, government official or from the educational business community, you are sure to receive a warm welcome from our exhibitors and from the Besa information stand," she added.
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