Emirates News Agency – Microsoft: More than 2,000 “creative expert educators” in the UAE


DUBAI, November 8th, WAM – Microsoft announced that 2013 teachers from the United Arab Emirates are now on the Microsoft Innovative Expert Teacher Program / MIE / list.

This number came to record a significant growth of more than nine times the number recorded compared to last year, which amounted to 323 teachers, so that this year, UAE teachers constitute the lion’s share in the Microsoft program, at a rate of one out of every ten teachers of 20 thousand teachers around the world.

The Microsoft Expert Innovative Educator Program aims to share ideas and best practices in this area through a global community ecosystem that focuses on enhancing student learning by harnessing the capabilities and potential of technology.

It is worth noting that this growth in the number of “Microsoft Expert Innovative Educators” in the UAE is in line with the program’s direction and efforts to expand around the world, as the response in the UAE was strong, especially after the one-year awareness campaign through Microsoft educational activities and personal and virtual training that was implemented. All over the state.

In this regard, Ahmed Amin Ashour, head of the education sector at Microsoft Emirates, stressed that the role of teachers has become extremely important in light of the challenges that the Covid-19 crisis has created on our societies, pointing to their tremendous efforts in transferring knowledge and experiences during the re-innovation phase and implementing the desired change. “These teachers will lead the journey of learning transformation within the coming new era, to ensure the best educational results,” Ashour added.

In a related context, teachers, as experts in the “Microsoft Expert Innovative Teacher Program”, build their capacity to use technology in the classroom as well as across the curriculum to enhance students’ learning. These experts also provide appropriate advice and advice to Microsoft and educational institutions regarding how to integrate technology in sound educational ways, as well as ways to improve Microsoft technologies in education.

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WAM / Aisha Al-Suwaidi / Zakaria Mohieddin


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