IPSEF Middle East, Dubai, 21-23 September 2018

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IPSEF Middle East
21-23 September 2018

KHDA Building, Academic City, Dubai

Conference: 21 & 22 September
School visits: 23 September

IPSEF’s unrivalled blend of speakers, exhibitors and delegates creates a unique and powerful platform for anyone needing to identify best practice in planning and delivering a new school, and those wanting to make connections with potential investors, suppliers and regulators.

The next IPSEF Middle East 2018 will be held at the exciting KHDA venue to create a vibrant and distinctly different kind of event. Held over a weekend IPSEF Middle East promises a creative, dynamic and fresh enviroment in which to meet, learn and network.

Here are 11 great reasons to join us in Dubai:

  • New case studies from schools and 'one year on updates'
  • Critical data and research - findings for informed decision makers
  • Talk as you walk networking sessions
  • Debates in the boxing ring!
  • Niche schools - finding your school's USP
  • Focus on recruitment and retention
  • School Trends
  • Wellbeing & Mindfulness - for the whole school - practical demos
  • Yoga sessions to start and end the day
  • Practical workshops for leaders and senior managers#

Book now on our early booking discount and save £150 per person. Or as much as £200 per person when booking 3 tickets or more


We are pleased to announce this expert line up of speakers have agreed to participate:

Dr. Abdulla Al Karam, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Director General of the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA)

Shweta Arora, Senior Manager - Academics & Operations, Aptech Montana International Preschool

Ashwin Assomull, Managing Director, LEK Consulting

Bright Riders School

Clyde & Co

Fiona Cottam, Principal, Hartland International School

Jonathan Dey, Principal/CEO, GEMS Al Barsha National Boys School

Shaun Fenton, Headmaster, Reigate Grammar School

Charles Grayhurst, Principal, The Arbor School

Ashley Green, Mindful Teacher - JESS Jumeirah Teacher

Zen Khan, CEO, Education 1st

David Quick, Principal, Riverston School Dubai

Dr. Naji AlMahdi, Chief, Qualifications and Awards in Dubai, Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA)

James Neill, International Director, GL Education

Simon Noakes, Founder & CEO, Interactive Schools

Sarah Rogers, CEO, EYES

Elise Tarvainen, Director, Learning, Isku Interior Oy

Navin Valrani, CEO, Arcadia Education

Platinum Partner


Knowledge Partners

Clyde & Co.
Dubai Knowledge
GL Education

Media Partners

John Catt Educational Limited