The Ministry of Education will organize the International Education Conference and Exhibition (ICEE) at Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center on May 8-11, 2022, with the aim of reviewing the opportunities available to develop education in the Kingdom and the incentives to invest in it, as well as introducing solutions that contribute to overcoming the crises and challenges facing education, enhancing the efficiency of its institutions and improving its outcomes in accordance with international standards and indicators.
As many as 253 educational institutions, including 108 local institutions and 145 international ones, will participate in the conference, along with a number of universities, local and international education centers, officials from the Ministry of Education, presidents of public and private universities and their employees, education specialists from all over the world, in addition to those interested and investors in education.
ICEE 2022 will include many sessions and workshops during which more than 130 working papers will be presented.
The main session will be attended by the Minister of Education, Dr. Hamad bin Mohammed Al Al-Sheikh; the Minister of State for Education in the United Kingdom, Dr. Eng. Nazem Al-Zahawi; the Minister of Education and Technical Education in Egypt, Dr. Tarek Shawky; the Minister of Education in the United Arab Emirates, Eng. Hussein bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi; the Malaysian Minister of Higher Education, Dr. Noraini binti Ahmad and the International Director of Education at the World Bank, Dr. Kemi Saavedra.
They will talk about educational policies in light of crises, and how to deal with the challenges of epidemics to ensure the sustainability of the educational process, while a group of international specialists will also discuss many themes related to facing the challenges of the current coronavirus pandemic.
The ICEE will also discuss the epidemics that may spread in the future, and how to deal with them to ensure the sustainability of the educational process, in addition to the requirements for developing the infrastructure for online education via the Internet or through educational channels, as well as discussing aspects of education at all levels, starting from kindergarten to university education stages, and enhancing quality in education outcomes, development opportunities and raising the level of performance, in addition to presenting the experiences of local and international educational institutions in this regard.