Cambridge International Examinations - Where We Are, Where We’re Going

Dear Members,

We are offering you the opportunity to find out more about Cambridge International Examinations (CIE)! On the 9th October at 10.00am UAE time we will run an hour long free webinar hosted by CIE.

Cambridge International Examinations Face to Face / Webinar - October 9, 2016 10am UAE Time (GMT +4)

UK education reform and rapid development in the education industry has made many international and British schools overseas question the future of  schooling.  Roderic Gillespie, Director of Assessment at Cambridge International Examinations will be providing an overview, and the underpinning thinking behind Cambridge programmes, qualifications and assessments with insight into their approach and future direction. 


This 60 minute webinar will offer UAE based participants the opportunity to attend face-to-face at a venue in Dubai and stay on for an extended session with Cambridge. The extended session includes a presentation by Cambridge’s Senior Manager for the Gulf and Middle East Ahmad Assaf, and an  interactive workshop with Roderic Gillespie. 


To attend this webinar, or to attend face-to-face, sign up here: Registration


Joining instructions will be sent 24-48 hours prior to the webinar. 


 Roderic Gillespie

Prior to joining Cambridge in 2014, Roderic was Head of Curriculum for Excellence at the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). He played a leading role in a comprehensive, transformational change in Scottish education and in the redevelopment of its national qualifications and assessments. Following a successful career as a naval officer, Roderic spent a decade teaching, within which he held a number of management roles. During this time he was also a principal examiner, setter and senior verifier with several awarding organisations. In 1999 Roderic joined SQA as a Qualifications Manager, and led a number of subject-based national qualification and assessment review developments. In 2003 he was promoted to Head of National Qualifications at SQA. He has a Master's degree in Education and a Master's degree in Educational Management, with research interests in curriculum, pedagogy and assessment reform.

Kind regards,

Sam Fraser

CPD Coordinator


+973 66992388

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