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MoE Participates in Aqdar World Summit

by Eddie Rayner

The Ministry of Education (MoE) participated at the 4th Aqdar World Summit held from 25 to 27 October 2021, under the theme ‘Positive Global Citizenship – Empowerment of Sustainable Investment Opportunities’. The global summit continues to spread and enhance the positive values of civilisation, humanity, citizenship and culture, tackling social, moral, security, and health aspects that concern students.

By taking part in the Aqdar World Summit and through its innovative programmes and initiatives, the MoE raised the awareness of participants and visitors regarding its progress in digital literacy and related technological development of the education sector in the UAE. It also promoted the capabilities that satisfy the various needs of the students in the modern age, to provide a pioneering, innovative educational system, highlighted by implementing the best scientific and professional standards in the field of education in line with global developments.

The MoE raised the awareness of participants and visitors regarding its progress in digital literacy

H.E. Eng. Abdulrahman Mohammad Al-Hammadi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education for Performance Improvement, said that the strategy of the MoE was to achieve the vision of the wise leadership regarding the advancement of scientific and technological knowledge to boost national capabilities towards a prosperous, more advanced future. He added that this would only be achieved through hard work, knowledge, innovation, artificial intelligence (AI), and investing in education, development, and training to achieve prosperity and happiness for humankind by keeping pace with international developments. He explained that the UAE aimed to achieve that through adopting best practices, achieving high ranking in global indexes, and focusing on educational outcomes, which would enrich human capital to create a bright future, as well as help to face challenges and achieve national aspirations.