Raya Bidshahri

Founder & CEO, School of Humanity

Raya Bidshahri is a serial education entrepreneur, keynote speaker, and award-winning educator. Raya is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the School of Humanity, a revolutionary online high school with a progressive model and skill-based curriculum. Raya is also the Founder of Awecademy, an award-winning organization offering future-focussed & wisdom-based education. She has served on the founding teams of multiple organizations including SciFest Dubai, and SheWorks.Raya serves as an advisory board member to multiple EdTech companies and is a member of the Bett Future Education Council. More details can be found here: https://rayabidshahri.com/
 
 
SPEAKER SESSIONS

Leadership stream

15 November 2021 | 15:15 - 15:35 | English | New School Models Post COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has given us the opportunity to reimagine and reinvent our global education system. In this talk, we will explore case studies and emerging models of education in the coming decade. We will look at examples of how schools around the world are successfully deploying cutting-edge solutions - including learning models that have no exams, grades or classes. Join us as we look at practical examples of interdisciplinary, challenge-based, and inquiry-based learning models. 

Edtech in action

16 November 2021 | 11:45 - 12:05 | English | Reimagining Online Learning Post-COVID-19

Online, distance, or hybrid learning has the potential to be inspiring, engaging, and social. In this talk, we will explore practical strategies on how schools around the world are making distance learning an effective and engaging experience.