The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) is excited to announce further details on next month’s ‘Learning Beyond 2021’ conference, a platform highlighting the best practices in Learning held under the theme ‘Learning How to Learn’. The program is aimed at preparing the Kingdom for the future by taking a creative approach to learning and by emphasizing cross-cultural engagement. This means harnessing innovative, accessible and diverse resources to empower and support learners of different backgrounds by delivering a tangible impact on their human development. The conference will encompass a range of talks, workshops and other activities over two days from September 10-11, 2021.
“Learning Beyond provides a platform where learners can come together to indulge in new learning experiences. It helps you turn every opportunity into a learning opportunity,” says Noura Al-Zamil, Ithra’s Head of Learning. “Learners will benefit from the conference’s range of experiences that emphasize an innovative approach to learning, as well as the concept of lifelong learning.”
The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture’s Learning Beyond Conference offers activities, talks, workshops, sessions under the theme ‘Learning How to Learn’
The program is targeted at educators, content creators, developers, and parents, featuring talks, workshops, panel discussions, learning experiences, networking opportunities and more. In addition to specialized sessions for these audiences, the Learning Beyond agenda includes items that will appeal to all attendees. Education reformer and social entrepreneur Kiran Sethi will deliver the keynote address, entitled ‘Human by Chance, Human by Design’. Second-day keynote speakers include an empowering talk by AJ Juliani, bestselling author of education books and the Head of Learning and Growth at NextLesson, and a Facilitator for the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education. Attendees can also look forward to a design for change panel discussion and insight on unconventional classrooms, fostering creativity, technology experiences, and the power of EQ in the learning environment. Other sessions with broad appeal include experimental play, engaging through art, the philosophical child and digital wellbeing.
The conference is targeted at educators, content creators and developers, as well as parents
Focused on professional engagements and skill-building exercises, the program encourages positive, tangible impact focused on sustainable growth. It offers ideas for content developers to communicate more creatively to learners, unlocking new forms of learning to herald a new environment of creative learning within the Kingdom.
Participants can explore new learning environments, experiences, strategies, and tools to become lifelong learners from September 10 to 11
The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) aims to strengthen partnerships with entities with which it shares shared goals. Therefore, the Center presents ‘Learning Beyond’ in collaboration with local and international organizations: Saudi Aramco as a strategic partner, as well as other parties, including Dhahran Ahliyya Schools (DAS), Mawhiba Organization and Numou Education Center, in addition to several international specialists and experts.