We are delighted to announce our third keynote speaker for PHTT 2019, Professor Eman Gaad!
Professor Gaad is the Dean of the Faculty of Education and a Professor of Special and Inclusive Education at the British University in Dubai (BUiD). She is also an Affiliate Lecturer at the University of Glasgow, UK, as well as a lead Trainer for SEDRA (Services for Educational Development, Research and Awareness for Inclusion). She is a winner of HH Princess Haya Award for Special Education in the category of best-distinguished individual research in 2012, and in the same year was awarded the Global Leadership in Education Award from the Asian Leadership Award Board. She was seconded for two years as the first Director of Disability Services in Dubai Government’s Community Development Authority (CDA). She is a UNESCO consultant on inclusion of learners with disabilities in regular schools, and is author of ‘Inclusive Education in the Middle East’ (Routledge, 2010).
In PHTT 2019, Professor Gaad will deliver a keynote on “Public Health, Inclusion and Protection of Students of Determination in the UAE” on the first day of the conference.