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Minister of Education to Open ICEE 2022 Today, Sunday

Riyadh, May 8, 2022, SPA -- Minister of Education Dr. Hamad bin Mohammed Al Al-Sheikh will open later today, Sunday the activities of the International Conference and Exhibition for Education (ICEE) 2022 by announcing the launch of the Conference' sessions and workshops, in addition to its activities and events, which will last from 09:00 am until 009:00 pm for 4 consecutive days, with the participation of Arab and international Ministers of Education, and a group of world's leading experts and specialists in education.

The first day of ICEE will witness the participation of Dr. Al Al-Sheikh in the main session entitled "Educational Policies in Light of Challenges", along with the Egyptian Minister of Education and Technical Education Dr. Tarek Shawky; the UAE Minister of Education Engineer Hussein bin Ibrahim Al-Hammadi; the International Director of Education at the World Bank Dr. Jaime Saavedra and Professor Sir Steve Smith, the British Prime Minister's Special Representative for Education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The ICEE comes as an extension of the Ministry of Education’s continuous efforts to achieve the goals of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 in building people, contributing to the development of society, strengthening partnership with its members and institutions, in addition to building partnerships and bridges of communication with the largest educational institutions around the world, with the support of the Kingdom's leadership, where 262 local and international educational institutions will meet under one roof (110 local exhibitors and 152 international exhibitors), in addition to 180 speakers in sessions and workshops, reviewing the available opportunities for developing education and investment incentives in it, as well as introducing solutions that contribute to overcoming crises and challenges facing education, and enhancing the efficiency of its institutions and improving its outputs according to international standards and indicators, through 131 workshops and 11 sessions.

A number of educational institutions, universities and local and international education centers from 23 countries, with more than 54 U.S. universities and more than 50 British universities will participate in the ICEE 2022 to be hosted by Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center (RICEC).

Saudi universities, heads of public and private universities and their employees, and directors of Education and education professionals from all over the world, as well as those interested and investors in the field of education will also participate in the ICEE.

The Ministry of Education aspires for the ICEE 2022 to be one of the most prominent specialized educational events, which represent a global framework for communication and exchange of experiences in accordance with international best practices and the experiences of developed countries.

Source: Saudi Press Agency