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Saturday, May 9 • 16:15 - 17:00
How do Millenials learn FYLLANDE

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As more and more Millenials, a.k.a. the Net Generation, reaches schools it becomes apparent that teacher faces a different type of students than previously generations. Join Professor Kati Makitalo, Linda Rush from Gems Education and David Langridge from Microsoft in a discussion on how best to meet this challenge.

Moderators/مدير الجلسة
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Elin Jones

Professor at the Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies, Aberystwyth University
| Elin Haf Gruffydd Jones is Professor at the Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies, Aberystwyth University, (Wales, UK), Director of the Mercator Institute for Media, Languages and Culture and of the newly created Centre for Cultural Translation. She has presented papers at international conferences and published widely on media, languages, creative translation and the cultural industries, co-edited with Enrique Uribe-Jongbloed... Read More →

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David Langridge

WW Education Senior director Content Partner Strategy, Microsoft مايكروسوفت
As the Senior Director of Content Partner Strategy, David is primarily responsible for developing Microsoft's strategy with Education Publishers and Content Solution Partners WW.He is part of Chris Bunio's Strategic Partnerships Team in the WW Education Indusrty Group. David works with Publishers focused on Schools, Continuing and Higher Education to ensure Microsoft provide the Education sector with what it needs. This is further enhanced by... Read More →
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Linda Rush ليندا راش

Director of Teacher Training مديرة تدريب المعلمين, Gems Education جيمس إديوكيشن
| | As a teacher, headteacher, university academic, educational consultant and researcher Dr Linda Rush worked with a wide range of learners in a wide variety of contexts. Her research in the areas of teacher education and public / private partnerships has led to presentation at international conferences and publication in books and journals. More recently in her role as Director of Teacher Training for GEMS Education, a vital part for her is... Read More →
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Kati Mäkitalo-Siegl كاتي ماكيتالو – سيغل

Professor of Education أستاذة في التربية, University of Eastern Finland جامعة شرق فنلندا
| PhD Kati Mäkitalo-Siegl is Professor of Education, especially focusing teaching and learning environments at the School of Applied Educational Science and Teacher Education, University of Eastern Finland. She is a consortium leader of the research project entitled PREP21 - Preparing teacher students for 21st century learning practices: Ways of thinking and working funded by the Academy of Finland (TULOS-programme, 2014-2017). Professor... Read More →

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Abu Dhabi Education Council

Abu Dhabi Education Council
The Council seeks to develop education and educational institutions in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, implement innovative educational policies, plans and programs that aim to improve education, and support educational institutions and staff to achieve the objectives of national development in accordance with the highest international standards.


Saturday May 9, 2015 16:15 - 17:00
Tawasul تواصل ADNEC Abu Dhabi, UAE

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