Events and Conferences

Conference on Education, Media and Human Development

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
January 20 - 22

65 presenters and over 150 attendees participated in the event which was the first major academic conference hosted by NYU Abu Dhabi.  The conference explored themes in four major areas: Teacher Education and Development, Education Assessment and Evaluation, Economics of Education, and Media and Civil Society.  The conference program included: paper presentations, panel discussions, site visits, planning sessions, a public roundtable discussion and performances of the NYU Jazz Orchestra.  

Participating Institutions

Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC)
Al Arabiya News Channel, U.A.E
American University in Cairo
American University in Beirut
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development Middle East (ASCD)
Australian National University
Center of Excellence for Applied Research and Training (CERT), U.A.E
Columbia University
Emirates College for Advanced Education
Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar
Harvard University
Higher Colleges of Technology, U.A.E
Insead Business School, U.A.E
McMaster University
Mannheim Center of European Social Research, MZES
NYU Steinhardt
NYU Abu Dhabi
NYU Ghana
Syracuse University
The National Newspaper, U.A.E
United Arab Emirates Ministry of Education
University of California, Berkeley
University of London, Institute of Education
University of Oxford
University of Washington
University of Westminster
University of Wisconsin
Zayed University, U.A.E


Conference program

Links to photos and video will be posted soon.