Building the Knowledge Economy: Education & Training Conference

Education

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12 Mar 2012
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The Middle East Association invites you to register for this conference, which is being supported by UK Trade & Investment, and will be held at the BIS Conference Centre, 1 Victoria Street, on Monday 12th  March, from 09.00 to 14.00.

The UK has an international reputation for excellence in education and training and the MENA region is no exception. This conference will provide a forum for senior representatives from government, leading educational institutions and the private sector to share ideas on the education and training challenges in the MENA region, and the opportunities available.

Speakers will examine a variety of  issues such as employment, innovation, and capacity building. They will flag up the challenges they faced, the expertise they applied to finding solutions, and their own regional insights. Panel sessions will cover schools in the MENA region; connecting universities; and training and skills for work.

The conference schedule is as follows:

• 09.00 Opening Plenary Session

• 09.30 Panel 1: Schools in the MENA Region

• 10.30 Networking Coffee Break

• 11.00 Panel 2: Connecting Universities

• 12.00 Panel 3: Training and Skills for Work

• 13.00 Networking Buffet Lunch

For a flyer, please contact chrism@the-mea.co.uk.