Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammad Smart University (HBMSU) and Chairman of UNESCO IITE Governing Board, received an official invite to sign up with the subscription of the international advisory board of the UNESCO-UNIR ICT & Education Latam Congress 2016, which will be held from June 22, 2016 to June 24, 2016 in Bogota, Colombia. The occasion, which is the first conference organized by UNESCO and UNIR in Latin America on this topic, is aimed to discovering the potential customers of learning based upon technology and development in the area.
Throughout his meeting with the board of advisers, Al Awar will be presenting a set of extensive insights on the key elements influencing the present and the future of education worldwide, while also sharing his experiences in implementing finest practices in education with international specialists and experts in the field of learning and innovation technology. The HBMSU Chancellor's membership in the global advisory board is anticipated to play a significant function in the move to establish and facilitate panel discussions covering timely subjects in the field of education and create efforts for the upcoming UNESCO-UNIR ICT & Education Latam Congress 2016, consisting of the need to produce the most modern-day teaching helps and optimal methods to study and how to integrate them successfully in today's classrooms through certified scholastic programs.
Chancellor Al Awar stated, "There is an increasing need to find the right balance between formal instructional frameworks and informal ones in order to keep pace with the rapid changes of the digital age-- meeting the progressing needs of the 21st century. The significant difficulty for us, in the academic and educational communities, is in the advancement of integrated and efficient requirements and guidelines that can include sophisticated principles to satisfy objectives that present and future generations of students to delight in. I am optimistic about the participation of our knowledge and initiatives associated with smart and innovative learning through interaction and exchanging bright concepts and ideas with fellow members of the International Advisory Board for the success of UNESCO-UNIR ICT & Education Latam Congress 2016, which will undoubtedly offer an ideal platform for exchanging knowledge, experiences and optimal practices that will set a strong structure for attaining our strategic goals in establishing the future of learning and education in the world.".
"I am honored to be a member of the International Advisory Board of the congress, which reflects HBMSU's determined efforts to represent the UAE across worldwide forums and consolidate Dubai's leading position as a center of cognitive quality and pioneer in wise knowing. I will highlight the pioneering efforts led by HBMSU to enhance the culture of wise learning in the Arab world in addition to evaluating their favorable results and impact, in terms of enhancing the local academic system and advancing the transition to a knowledge-based economy," concluded Al Awar.