OSME 2020 Highlights

Outstanding Schools Middle East (OSME) launched online on 10th and 11th November 2020 with over 60 speakers, 50+ hours of CPD accredited content and delivered across multiple formats – keynotes, panel discussions, roundtables, interviews, case studies.

Speakers included Fatma Belrehif, Hunada Kanbar, Kate Griggs, Dame Rachel de Souza, Sir David Carter, Sir Michael Wilshaw, Sir Anthony Seldon and Rt. Hon. David Laws plus senior representatives from GEMS, Taaleem, Aldar, Innoventures, Dubai College, Cranleigh Abu Dhabi and other highly respected schools in the Middle East.


A thoroughly engaging range of speakers with the most up-to-date theory and practice in the world of education. A must for educational leaders.
Helen MoloyAssistant Principal – Research, Development and InnovationGEMS Dubai American Academy
It was a great conference. Well planned and valuable to all educators.
Justin KirbyDirector of Curriculum and InstructionGEMS American Academy - Abu Dhabi
Congratulations for organising and curating an excellent online conference. It was a privilege and a pleasure to be involved. Well done!
Kai VacherPrincipalBritish School Muscat
Fantastic speakers. Thanks for organising!
Kate GriggsFounderMadeByDyslexia
It was a life-changing experience. I got so many ideas and best practices to use in my classroom in the face to face teaching or remotely.
Mohammed Abo HassanMinistry of Education, Bahrain
An honour to lead so many professionals through a roundtable - thank you!
Olivia RothCEOBritish Schools in the Middle East
It was great to be part of the event and connect with principals. We generated lots of interest and found the platform easy to use
Rachel Walsh, Senior Marketing ManagerOxford International AQA Examinations
A pleasure to present alongside so many amazing people - I was truly inspired! Thank you for all your organisation.
Philippa WraithmellHead of Digital Technology & InnovationCranleigh Abu Dhabi
I thought the format was excellent. I found it very valuable, I really enjoyed myself. I really liked the flipped concept. It was great to have the freedom to choose, to tap in and out of sessions before joining the roundtables at the main event.
Robin CummingsHead of Primary MathsThe Sultan's School, Oman
Amazing virtual conference. Thank you for your creative efforts in organizing this event.
Sahar FayyadPrincipalMinistry of Education, Jordan
Well done and a pleasure to be involved
Sean Sibley, PrincipalDoha English Speaking School
It was indeed a pleasure to be involved in the event. Such fantastic speakers offering such insight. Thank you for all the hard work in pulling together the event.
Tarek AlamiRegional Director - MENAEducation Development Trust
Always a pleasure and a privilege
Tracy Moxley, Director of EducationAldar Education