Sunday, 12 February 2012

8th iNet International Conference 2012

“A Country’s only resource is its youth” - HH Sheik Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan

The 8th iNet International Conference was based this year in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, there were delegates attending from 10 countries including the United Kingdom, Pakistan, Netherlands and the United Arab Emirates.

Mrs Allen, Principal of Whitley Academy, Coventry and Ms Hammond, Senior Vice Principal attended the conference on behalf of Whitley Academy and Coventry.

The focus of the conference was students as global entrepreneurs, schools as global enterprises; this theme fits well with Whitley Academy’s Business Enterprise specialism.

Exciting presentations by keynote speakers, Principals, leaders, students and business colleagues shared ideas to help improve the enterprising skills of students of all nations as global entrepreneurs.

Workshops and discussion sessions shared ideas, practices, issues and problems that students and adults have in common around the world with a view to enabling progress to help transfer the life chances of students worldwide.