Shady El Kassas wins the Middle East Education Influencer Award 2018.
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On Wednesday, October 10, 2018, Shady El Kassas, Assistant Principal for Academics at Sharjah American International School-Sharjah Campus, was named top Middle East Education Influencer at The Middle East School Leadership Conference 2018 (MESLC), which was held at Le Meridien Dubai Hotel and Conference Centre.  Along with the main award, all finalists in the Middle East Education Influencer Award were recognised for the valuable contributions they continue to make in the region’s education sector.

An Education Influencer is someone who is a visible trendsetter and opinion former, within the education sector. This is someone who is actively working to improve teacher and student performance both online and offline.

Teach Middle East initiated The Middle East Education Influencer Award to recognise educators who consistently share good practice with their colleagues, thus influencing teaching and learning in classrooms across the region.

Teach Middle East Magazine is the leading education publication in the Middle East, its mission is to connect, develop and empower educators and to help them keep their fingers on the pulse of the latest innovations, trends, techniques and strategies, as they shape the future of teaching and learning.

The Middle East Education Influencer Award 2018 shortlisted candidates are:

  1. Aimon Sabawi
  2. Asha Alexander
  3. Andi Price
  4. Basheaer Kilani
  5. Ben Rothwell
  6. Dee Saran
  7. George Stokes
  8. Jeremy Williams
  9. Kate Jones
  10. Liam Marshall
  11. Lorena Panelo
  12. Lilac Schonberg
  13. Nafissa El Jabban
  14. Nouf Aldossary
  15. Dr Sana Farid
  16. Shady El Kassas
  17. Stephen Ritz