Emma Hanon

Director of Digital and Innovative Learning

The Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Boys

Emma is the Director of Digital and Innovative Learning at The Sheikh Zayed Private Academies, and coordinated the school's successful application for Apple Distinguished School Status. Emma has held a number of different senior leadership positions in both the UK and the UAE, and has over 18 years of teaching experience. As well as teaching, Emma is also an experienced trainer, and is the training coordinator for Al Ain Educational Training Centre. She is a certified Apple Professional Learning Specialist and an ACTVET licenced trainer.


Education in action

25 February 2020 | 16:00 - 16:30 | The Benefits of Coding

Since introducing Coding at the Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Boys, we have witnessed numerous added benefits for our students. Emma will explain the coding journey the school has undertaken and the fantastic results that have come from this - supporting EAL learners, developing computational thinking skills and encouraging creativity to name just three!