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Inaugural ‘Innovation in Education’ Summit to Spark Conversation on UAE Schools and How to Explore AI-Driven Educational Solutions

by Belinda Breeze

First ‘Innovation in Education: UAE Schools Summit’ addressed key topics such as security, data access, responsible AI, and life readiness / workforce development

PowerSchool, a leading provider of cloud-based software for K-12 education in North America, held the first edition of its “Innovation in Education: UAE Schools Summit” on March 2nd at Dunecrest American School in Dubai.

In collaboration with Esol Education, a leading company specialising in K-12 international education in the Middle East, Mediterranean and East Asia, the Summit intends to become an annual platform for collaborative discussions regarding AI and innovation, bringing together top schools and education leaders from across the Emirates to drive the future of education in the country.

The one-of-a-kind event was a dynamic, enriching experience with a day filled with valuable insights and unique networking opportunities, as well as interactive sessions and engaging discussions aimed at enhancing educational practices and outcomes.

Attendees hd the opportunity to participate in engaging sessions highlighting the benefits of customised learning experiences enabled by PowerSchool’s innovative Personalised Learning Cloud, as well as gain valuable insights into the advantages of data as a service, with a focus on how PowerSchool’s platforms streamline data centralisation to empower educators.

Centered on key topics including security, data access, responsible use of AI, and life readiness and workforce development, summit participants will also discover the latest cutting-edge product trends in the industry. This includes Connected Intelligence, the education sector’s pioneering fully managed data-as-a-service platform, and PowerBuddy, PowerSchool’s AI-assistant designed specifically for students, families, teachers, and administrators.

PowerSchool is empowering more than 50 million students globally with intuitive solutions that elevate security, centralise access to comprehensive data, save teachers time, increase family engagement, and enhance student performance through AI-driven personalised education.