UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, accompanied by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, and HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Emirates Airline, Chairman of the Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Committee, signed a Memorandum of Understanding between Expo 2020 Dubai and the Ministry of Education, in addition to the signing of a number of agreements with a number of leading private educational institutions in the UAE, which comes within the framework of the implementation of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid vision To be the future generation in The heart of Expo 2020.
Under the Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Education and Expo 2020, and agreements with private educational institutions, work on organizing about one million visits from students of the Ministry of Education and private schools to the most wonderful event in the world hosted by Dubai between October 20, 2020 and April 10, 2021, where it will keep pace Launching Expo 2020 Dubai, hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren are on the horizon to explore the sources of inspiration and cognitive stimulation at this global event.
GEMS Education, Al Mawakeb Schools, Innovations Education, Emirates National Schools, Ta'aleem, Al Dar Education, Athena Education and Nord School Anglia Dubai is the first institution to announce its commitment to supporting Expo and the School Expo program during the six-month event through multiple school visits, and confirmed its support for the program and its path until October 2020.
HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum thanked the Ministry of Education and the private educational institutions for their commitment to support Expo 2020 and its objectives in establishing a sustainable legacy for future generations.
His Highness said: "We are working in accordance with the guidance of the wise leadership to put students in the heart of Expo, and we want their presence and participation to have a positive impact on their present and future, and we want to involve as many school students from all the UAE to take advantage of this unique event, and give them the opportunity to discover the many opportunities that Through it, it achieves the slogan on which this historic event of connecting minds and shaping the future is built. ”
“With dedicated trips, students will be part of a global inspiration and innovation destination where they learn and benefit in an interactive way. Expo will be an opportunity to open new horizons and inspire them to build a better future. We encourage all schools in our country to join the event. In the world and interact with it through the School Expo program. "
Reem Bint Ibrahim Al Hashimi, Minister of State for International Cooperation, Director General of Expo 2020 Dubai and Jameela Bint Salem Al-Muhairi, Minister of State for Public Education, signed a Memorandum of Understanding between Expo 2020 and the Ministry. Its support for the event is the largest of its kind to be held for the first time in the region.
During the six months of Expo 2020, school students will enjoy four types of school trips designed by Expo Schools to meet the educational requirements of all age groups.
Schools will be able to choose between a journey: the planet of sustainability, the universe in motion, the world of opportunity, and the legacy of the UAE.The students will have the opportunity to explore topics and challenges of importance to the whole world and to them and their future in particular and will be able to learn and interact with leaders and experts in a loving and fun way.
“The first international Expo in the Arab world provides a unique opportunity to inspire students to build their future, contribute to the UAE's development and drive it to new heights. Empowering young people and providing opportunities that encourage their development We are keen to engage students in a huge global event such as Expo 2020 Dubai which will add a mission that enriches them and contributes to introducing them to the creations, innovations and cultures from all over the world and to inform them about the challenges that face them and what they need to deal with and can be touched. By himself What can they do for their communities if they have the skills necessary for the future and invite all schools in the country to seize this extraordinary opportunity that is not repeated. "
The leaders of the private educational institutions expressed their desire to work closely with Expo 2020 Dubai and its school program due to the importance of the international event and its harmony with the educational mission of these institutions and response to their educational and academic aspirations.
The school ticket costs AED 50 per student per trip and schools are allowed to register via their own booking system that will be ready by the end of 2019.
Expo 2020 Dubai will be the first international Expo to be held in the Arab world, bringing together millions of visitors from around the world in a celebration of innovation, creativity, culture and entertainment.
It will be the largest expo in history in terms of international visitors, with 70% of visitors expected to come from outside the UAE to attend the event.