Bett MEA Awards

Bett MEA Awards: Recognising Educational Excellence


The Bett MEA Awards celebrate and champion the EdTech trendsetters and innovators who are revolutionising education across the region. This year, the Bett MEA Awards will be judged by the Bett MEA Advisory Board and the ceremony will take place at Bett MEA on 8 December 2020.


Entries are now closed. Thank you for your nominations our Advisory Board are carefully selcting the lucky winners. Join us on 9 December 2020 when our winners will be announced.

Award Categories

Online Learning Strategy Award

The Online Learning Strategy Award is for the school or university who have demonstrated exceptional strategic thinking in developing e-learning, blended learning and distance learning.

Innovation in Teaching & Learning Award

The Bett MEA Innovation in Teaching & Learning Award is for educators who have created innovative approaches to driving excellence through innovation in education within the classroom

Game Changer Award

The Bett MEA Game Changer Award is for individuals who are leading change with the potential to achieve systemic or behavioural transformation.

Inclusion Award

The Bett MEA Inclusion Award is for individuals, teams, organisations or institutions who are delivering great work in expanding opportunities for people of determination, SEN students and those with less access to education​

Women in EdTech Award

The Bett MEA Women in EdTech Award is presented to the outstanding female individual that does trailblazing work in the field of Education Technology to enhance learning outcomes for students and staff.

Innovation in Products and Solutions Award

The Bett MEA Innovation in Products & Solutions Award is for organisations or institutions who have created innovative approaches to driving excellence through technological developments

Bett MEA Award Winners 2019

Game Changer Award:

Winner: Mansoor Alrazooqi, Director of the Virtual Technology Centre at Dubai Police

Innovation Award:

Winner: Mustafa Farahat, CEO, Nafham Education, Egypt
Project: Non-for-profit social enterprise

Collaboration Award:

Winner: Fakhri Gurbanov, Deputy Director, Ministry of Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Project: Digital Skills


Winner: Neal Oates, Assistant Head: Innovation & STEAM, Dubai British School, UAE​

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