Nesma Farahat

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

United Arab Emirates

Nesma Farahat is the manager of the Young Thinkers Program at the Dubai-based Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education, one of the world’s largest privately funded, education-focused philanthropic institutions dedicated to providing high quality education opportunities to youth across the Middle East. Formerly the Managing Director of the CIB Foundation in Egypt, she has extensive experience in the fields of public health and sustainable development. Nesma has worked in both private sector development companies as well as non-profit organizations, and throughout her career, has worked with children with critical health issues across Egypt, internally displaced communities in northern Sudan, unemployed youth in Jordan, and Iraqi refugees in Syria. Ms. Farahat obtained her Bachelor’s degree from the American University in Cairo (AUC), and holds a Master’s of Science in Violence, Conflict and Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) – University of London.

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

United Arab Emirates

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

Marwa Kassem

United Arab Emirates

Master Trainer & Learning Consultant