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07 October, 11:15 am - 12:45 pm
TEACHER LAB
Schools For Success: Educating Tomorrow's Entrepreneurs
How are 21st Century skills and entrepreneurial skills taught using school enterprises as a ‘real world’ experiential learning platform? Participants will walk away from this workshop with hands on tools and a firm grasp of how to teach young people business and entrepreneurial skills so they are better prepared for work and the job creators of tomorrow.
Keywords: 21st Century
Participating Teachers:
• Rashmi Kathuria, Teacher, Kulachi Hansraj Model School, India
Speakers

Sally Walker

Senior Programme Manager - School Enterprise Challenge, Teach a Man To Fish

United Kingdom

Nik Kafka

CEO, Teach a Man To Fish

United Kingdom
07 October, 01:00 pm - 01:40 pm
TEACHER LAB
How To Engrain Tolerance In Teaching Subjects?
Tolerance is a vertical value that impacts and colors all subject of human life. Teachers needs to discover the different manifestations of tolerance in nature and societies in order to teach tolerance in all subjects, from math and science to languages and social studies. 
Participating Teachers:
• Dr. Nasr Arif, Advisor for the President, Zayed University, UAE
07 October, 01:45 pm - 03:15 pm
TEACHER LAB
Developing Your Niche in Education
How to make sense of personal strengths and leadership style?
How to leverage strengths to become a better educator and leader?
This Lab will guide teachers in using a strengths-based approach to maximize their personal effectiveness.
Keywords: Professional Development
Moderators

Jason Chan

Advocate and Journey Manager, Awaken Group

Singapore

Jerald Lam

Gallup-Certified Strengths Finder Coach, Awaken Group

Singapore
07 October, 03:30 pm - 05:00 pm
TEACHER LAB
Hack-A-Thon
How to use gamification tools to effectively drive engagement and learning in the classroom?
Teachers are invited to bring topics relevant to their classroom experience to curate and create programs on “Gnowbe”, a mobile app for educators. This session is gamified as a mini-competition, where teachers will experience each other’s programs and vote for the best one.
Keywords: Professional Development
Speakers

So-Young Kang

Founder and Catalyst/CEO and Co-Founder, Awaken Group/Gnowbe

Singapore

Roslina Chai

Co-Founder and Chief Learning Curator, Gnowbe

Singapore
Moderators

Skanda Eshwar Chandra Rajachandra

Sales Specialist, Gnowbe

Singapore
08 October, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
TEACHER LAB
Becoming a Values-Based Educator
How to embed values in the classroom using design-thinking approaches?
In this Lab, Awaken seeds innovative ideas on embedding values in the classroom using its five-step Design Thinking approach.
Keywords: Character education
Moderators

Moses Mohan

Transformation Designer, Awaken

Singapore

Jason Chan

Advocate and Journey Manager, Awaken Group

Singapore
08 October, 01:00 pm - 01:45 pm
TEACHER LAB
Young Thinkers Program: Digital Support for Moral Education
Learn about new digital resources, customized for learners in the UAE on topics around college and career counselling and skills for young adult success, to support the moral education curriculum in the classroom. Then, practice applying those resources to your classroom by using a new active learning technique from this workshop. This workshop is designed primarily for high school teachers. 
Keywords: 21st century skills
Speakers

Nesma Farahat

Manager of the Young Thinkers Program, Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education

United Arab Emirates

Marwa Kassem

Master Trainer & Learning Consultant

Egypt
08 October, 02:00 pm - 02:45 pm
TEACHER LAB
Microsoft Educational Solutions in the Classroom
In Education, Microsoft’s mission is to empower every student to achieve more. Microsoft also offers a professional development platform for teachers to collaborate and take online courses to help them use technology in the classroom. Learn more about Microsoft’s Education programs for teachers to manage their classroom and collaborate with peers.
Keywords: Professional Development
Speakers

Bassel Ajlani

Learning Consultant, Microsoft

United Arab Emirates
08 October, 03:00 pm - 03:40 pm
TEACHER LAB
The secret is in the mix: How to Teach Skills for the 21st Century?
Any successful student-centered approach to teaching depends on mastering the mix of methodologies that will get the desired results. Learn from one of the global leaders in teaching for skills about the value of gamification, immersion and reflection as tools that can make a difference in the classroom. This Lab will be creative, experiential and hands-on, with group exercises to understand how to apply the methodologies with your students
Keywords: 21st century skills
Speakers

Mithun Kamath

Chief Executive Officer, GEMS Skills

United Arab Emirates
08 October, 03:50 pm - 04:30 pm
TEACHER LAB
How To Blend Online Learning Into Class
What is the role of the teacher in a Flipped Classroom, Station Rotation, and Flex blended-learning model?
In this Lab, teachers will learn how to personalize learning, deepen engagement, and free up their time to coach each student by implementing a blended-learning model.
Keywords: Professional Development
Speakers

Heather Staker

Founder and President, Ready to Blend

United States of America