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Alef Education Participates in Qatar STEM Education Summit

Qatar, March 16, 2023: Alef Education, a UAE-based global education technology provider, participated as a diamond sponsor at the Qatar STEM Education Summit, underscoring its commitment to advancing innovative technologies such as artificial intelligence to advance education and enable personalized learning experiences that improve learning outcomes. The summit, held recently, at the National Convention Centre in Ar-Rayyan, Qatar, brought together educators from across the region to promote STEM education and explore effective strategies for teaching STEM curriculum models.

Participation from Alef Education included a keynote address by Joe El Sebaaly, Chief Product Officer, titled “An Evidence-Based Approach to Bridging the Student Learning Gap.” He presented the research findings of Alef Education on learning factors for math, including the role of technology, generative AI, and potential advances in education. In addition, Inderjit Randhawa, STEM Publishing Manager, moderated a panel discussion on “Women in STEM,” while Dr. Tina Kapp, Head of Learning, moderated a panel discussion on “Sustainability in Education.” Dr. Aishah Al Yammahi, Board Advisor at Alef Education, and Will Lock, Chief Growth Officer at Alef Education, also attended the summit.

Geoffrey Alphonso, CEO of Alef Education, said: “We are pleased to participate in the Qatar STEM Education Summit, which brought together top educators to promote STEM-based education and offer the best teaching techniques and concepts for the effective delivery of STEM curriculum models. Our participation demonstrates our unwavering commitment to supporting students in their educational pursuits through innovative strategies and evidence-based solutions that enhance their skills and abilities. STEM education is becoming incredibly significant as it teaches critical thinking and innovation, both of which play a key role in the growth of an economy. Therefore, this summit is of the utmost importance since it contributes to the enrichment of STEM teaching and learning.”

Dr. Aishah Al Yammahi, Board Advisor at Alef Education, said: “We are pleased to participate in and sponsor the Qatar STEM Education Summit, which aims to address key challenges and trends in STEM education. The event provided an ideal platform for us to interact and network with numerous education experts and specialists from several countries. The summit attracted several individuals eager to explore the various cutting-edge developments and trends in STEM education. Such events are significant in identifying and designing solutions to problems while enhancing society’s understanding of the world.”

The summit explored effective strategies for engaging teachers and students in addressing key issues using STEM. The Ministry of Education in Qatar has launched an initiative to promote STEM student enrollment to support Qatar National Vision 2030. The summit culminated in a flagship event on digital learning and STEM education, welcoming educators and EdTech providers internationally.

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