Qatar Chamber’s First Vice-Chairman and Head QC’s Education Committee HE Mohamed bin Ahmed bin Twar and QC Board Member Mohamed bin Ahmed al Obaidli opened the third edition of EdEx Conference and Exhibition 2019 at Westin Doha Hotel.
The expo is organized by Informa Tharawat and under the patronage of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education and Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
The two-day event aims at sharing the latest world developments and changes in education, providing a platform for exchanging ideas on improving the quality of education, discussing issues related to investment in education by the private sector and available opportunities. It also sheds light on entrepreneurship, digital skills and other issues that support the Country’s march towards building a knowledge-based economy.
After the opening ceremony, Bin Twar toured the pavilions of the expo which featured 30 companies that offered new ideas, services and modern technology in the education sector.
Speaking to media, Bin Twar said that organising the expo and conference for the third year in a row stressed the attractiveness of Qatar’s education sector for investors, noting that it witnessed a large turnout and interest form a number of leading companies specialised in education from world countries.
The expo, he said, provides a good opportunity for local companies and Qatari investors to learn about the latest technologies and ideas that help in developing this vital sector.
He noted that the Qatari private sector has significant investments in education sector, affirming that this supports the country’s strategy aimed at achieving economic diversification and assures the public-private partnership.
The expo offers a wide range of products and services for improving education outcomes in Qatar. Exhibitors showcased their latest innovations in tablets, screens, 3D printers, virtual reality services and artificial intelligence as well as consulting services, early education and other educational products and services.
Qatar Chamber’s pavilion provided all information about its role in the private sector and investment climate as well as services offered for members.
The chamber’s participation in the event is the third in a row as a strategic partner.
The first day of the event witnessed holding seminars and presentation on developing Arabic language using digital platforms and presentations by Microsoft company.
It also included classroom technology, parent-school collaboration to develop children’s language skills, behavioural analysis of children with disabilities and mechanisms of building creativity and creativity.
The second day touch on a number of topics, including dealing with social behaviours in the early stages, the training program to increase the creativity of students, multi-tasking robots and qualification of classes to receive students.