French Edtech to meet the UAE education sector during Expo 2020 Dubai

A delegation with a major objective: to strengthen digital learning in local schools


United Arab Emirates, December 2021- As part of France’s economic program for Expo 2020, a delegation of 15 French EdTech companies are travelling to the United Arab Emirates from 8 to 12 December 2021. Organized by Business France and France EduNum International at the France pavilion, the objective of this visit is to build technical and commercial partnerships with local and international representatives of the EdTech sector in the United Arab Emirates as well as to share French expertise in this field.

A delegation with a major objective: to strengthen digital learning in local schools

In line with the UAE’s vision of digitizing its education sector in order to train the talents of tomorrow; discussions between French entrepreneurs, UAE authorities and experts will be organized around a tailor-made program including meetings and site visits such as the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) in Dubai, a school of  GEMS group or the ETISALAT Academy, a training center of the telecommunications company, with the objective to better understand the inner workings of the local education and training system, as well as its expectations.

This Edtech & HR delegation has been selected according to a thoughtful process in order to match with the market’s expectations. Amongst these sectors, we find applications for school performance, artificial intelligence solutions for inclusion to fight against the isolation of vulnerable pupils at school, vocational trainings thanks to augmented reality tools, entertaining language learning solutions for youths or even dedicated platforms to evaluate the performance of senior executives.