Bett MEA Community Hub

Welcome to your Bett MEA Community Hub where you can find exclusive content, CPD, resources and strategies to support you because #learningneverstops

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These are unprecedented times with millions of educators and students from early years right through until university delivering lessons remotely. Schools and institutions are facing new challenges, but the education community remains resilient and committed to delivering high quality teaching and learning. Across the world educators and learners are pulling together to share ideas on best practice for remote learning and form a network of support for educators, learners and families during this unpredictable time.

Education Resources

 
Adjusting to the new way of teaching and learning can be difficult so we have curated a selection of FREE resources from the EdTech community to support you. 

  
 

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Bett MEA Whitepaper


Grab a copy of our guide to find out how to tackle the challenges facing education across the MEA region

Bett Podcast Series

After a successful launch leading to Bett 2020, the podcast series produced by The EdTech Podcast is back. Listen to our exclusive episode dedicated to the Middle East and Africa.

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Bett MEA Educator Webinar


Within a matter of a days, the global education community has become virtual, posing a series of challenges and opportunities for educators worldwide. Missed out on the broadcast, or just want to watch it again? Re-watch it on Bett's YouTube channel here!
 

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Wellbeing matters


Welcome to your all-new Wellbeing page, in association with the Bett Community Hub - we collate ideas, resources and articles to support a healthier and happier mind and body, both in the classroom and the workplace, all available here.

Useful Reading

Three months later: What educators have learned from remote learning prepares them for the new school year

Over the past several months, how we teach and how we learn has been flipped upside down. With this transition, it has become clear that it’s more important than ever to help educators find ways to connect with students and keep them engaged, motivated, and safe in a digital world. 

Written by Barbara Holzapfel, GM Education

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Reimagining Special Education in the Classroom & Online

Educators today are expected to constantly evolve. This is even more apparent in a time when we are asked to undertake the enormous (sometimes overwhelming) task of moving all of the learning from the classroom to a virtual environment.

Written by Karissa Hultgren and Philip Bowman for the Mario Framework

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Supporting EAL learners, in school and at home

The English language is tough and continually evolving, with about 1,000 new words coming into use every year. It is also one of the most widely spoken languages in the world, which inevitably makes it an incredibly useful language to learn.

Written by FlashAcademy

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The Long Read: Education Pandemic

In response to the learning curve presented by 2020, Stephen Cox applies his own experience within the healthcare industry to the education sector in order to make sense of the future.

Written by Stephen Cox, Chief Education Officer, New Nordic School

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Celebrate with us during Global Learning Week this June 22-26

Microsoft is assembling educators, partners, and students to host Global Learning Week, a free, event on Facebook. It will be available both as live sessions each day as well as through on-demand segments available to educators to watch as they’re able

Written by Microsoft Education Team

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An Update from the Bett MEA Advisory Board

We caught up with our network of educators, experts and thought-leaders across the MEA region to see what has changed in the education sector over the past few months.

Written by Elle Monaghan, Content Producer for Bett

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The Long Read: Where Does Higher Education Go from Here?

A summary of perspectives from higher education leaders in the MEA region on the, topics include e-learning, enrolment changes, jobs for new graduates, new programs and majors, international students and staff mobility.

Written by Dr. Senthil Nathan, Managing Director and co-founder, Edu Alliance Ltd @EduAllianceNews

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Stories to tell – 12 tips to make storytelling an adventure again

The lockdown has brought an unforeseen challenge - how to entertain children when leaving the house is not an option. Here are 12 tips to engage kids simply by varying how we tell stories.

Written by Zsuzsanna Papp, psychologist and mother of three, for the BOOKR Class blog @BOOKR_Kids

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The rise of AI and robots – how do we start learning?

Robot pickers in a warehouse in the United States, UV disinfecting robots in Singapore malls – the unprecedented Covid-19 crisis has seen the increasing dominance of artificial intelligence (AI) and robots.

By Jerry Tan, Managing Director, Lattel Robotics

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