The 24-26th of October in Abu Dhabi were marked by an exciting reunion of education experts. For three days, principals, teachers, professors, researchers and entrepreneurs met at the IB Global Conference to discuss creative ideas to redesign education across the planet.
This event is a mandatory stop for all those who are motivated to help students to rise and conquer through personal development. The IB Conferences happen three times every year in different locations around the globe, and for the first time, it took place in the Middle East. It gathered together leaders from different cultures that have the common goal of making the world a better place through education.
Heidi Reid, the CEO of the IDAT, attended the conference talking to schools that were interested in finding effective and efficient solutions for diagnosis and admissions of new students. Mrs Reid also participated in a panel discussion alongside the leaders of Taaleem Schools, one of the largest private education providers for schools students in the Middle East, discussing the challenges of the holistic approach of teaching and learning. Heidi Reid was invited to speak as an expert and shared the ideals and innovation of IDAT through presentations on “Benchmarking Beginning Students” and “Assessing Critical Thinking for IB Admissions.”
IDAT is a Global Sponsor of the IB conferences for 2019. The IDAT and the International Baccalaureate share similar values and are committed to providing better education through continuous improvement and innovation. It was an amazing gathering of great educational minds devoted to developing international education and helping young students to overcome difficulties, boost their strengths and achieve their dreams. The IDAT is always where excellence begins.