‘eiMaths’ attended in GESS 2020
‘eiMaths’ attended in GESS 2020 for the first year and it was highly received by the visitors. One of the main UAE educational targets is Mathematics.
Most visitors were from schools and institutions and they were keen to go ahead for enrichment courses such as eiMaths.
GESS 2020 Dubai is the leading education conference & exhibition in the Middle East. The free to attend conference provides 3 days of inspirational talks and dynamic, hands-on workshops from global industry leaders & influential local practitioners. With visitors coming from 68 countries to experience 550+ brands exhibiting the latest and most innovative educational products and solutions. GESS Dubai is the meeting place for educators to further their knowledge, learn from their peers, and continue to promote the highest quality of education in the region.
This year’s exhibition welcomed over 500+ educational suppliers from 40 countries showcasing the very latest and most innovative educational products and solutions. The international presence was once again supported by national pavilions from the UK, USA, China, Korea, Finland, Germany, Australia, Saudi Arabia, and Bahrain, with new additions to the show from India, Singapore, and Taiwan.
The main objectives of eiMaths to enter to UAE market is because UAE is trying to achieve international mathematics standard
In curriculum development between 1990-2000, it is mentioned, English as the language of instruction in scientific subjects and mathematics and also emphasized the use of new technologies. It means the UAE has special consideration for math to bring up into the international level. In 2001-2010 we can see Reduction in a number of subjects, heavy emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) (Pennington, 2016a) and finally initiative launched in 2016 is targeting students in Grades 6-12 and has a strong focus on mathematics and science. It plans to have students take the Advanced Placement (AP) examinations