HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, 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 Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Airports President Emirates Group CEO and Chairman of the Higher Committee of Expo 2020 Dubai, 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 His Highness to be the future generation in The heart of Expo 2020.
The memorandum of understanding between the Ministry of Education and Expo 2020, and agreements with private educational institutions, to organize 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 20 October 2020 and the tenth of April 2021, where The launch of Expo 2020 Dubai will go hand in hand with hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren taking to the horizon to explore the sources of inspiration and cognition at this global event.
GEMS Education Group, Al Mawakeb Schools, Innovations Education, Emirates National Schools, Ta'eem, Aldar 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 progress 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 goals in establishing a sustainable legacy for future generations. His Highness said: «We are working in accordance with the leadership guidance to put students in the heart of the Expo, and we want to have their presence and participation in the positive impact on their present and future. We want to engage as many school students from all over the UAE as possible to take advantage of this unique event and give them the opportunity to discover the many opportunities that are available through it, to achieve the slogan underlying this historic event of connecting minds and making the future. ”
“Through our 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 and interact with the world's finest event through the School Expo program. ”
The Minister of State for International Cooperation and Director General of the Expo 2020 Dubai Office, Reem Bint Ibrahim Al Hashimi and the Minister of State for Public Education Jamila Bint Salem Al-Muhairi signed a Memorandum of Understanding between Expo 2020 and the Ministry. Of its kind, which is being 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 the School Expo program to meet the educational requirements of all age groups. Schools will be able to choose between trips: the planet of sustainability, the universe in motion, the world of opportunity, and the legacy of the UAE. 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 friendly and fun way.
“The first international Expo organized in the Arab world provides a unique opportunity to inspire students to build their future, to contribute to the UAE's development, and to take it to new heights. In 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 an enrichment and contribute to introducing them to the creations, innovations and cultures from all over the world, to inform them of the challenges they will face and what they need to deal with, and can see for themselves what they can achieve for their communities. We don't have all the skills for the future, and we call on all schools in the country to seize this extraordinary opportunity. ”
The leaders of the private educational institutions expressed their aspiration to work closely with Expo 2020 Dubai and its school program, given the importance of the international event and its compatibility with the educational mission of these institutions and response to their educational and academic aspirations.
The school ticket costs Dhs 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.
The first international Expo in the Arab world
Expo 2020 Dubai will be the first international Expo 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 the number of international visitors, with 70% of visitors expected to come from outside the UAE to attend.
School ticket costs AED 50 per student per trip.