21st Century World Summit on Child Education

Published Date: 
28 October 2013

Professor Salim T S Al-Hassani, President of The Foundation for Science Technology and Civilisation (FSTC) was invited as the keynote speaker at the 21st Century World Summit on Child Education in Ankara, Turkey. A two day conference, on the 27th and 29th September 2013, the theme of the conference was “Alternative Approaches on Child Education throughout the Globe” , the aim was to explore and evaluate current child education issues in the World and Turkey comparatively by considering cultural and historical developmental process across different countries.

Professor Salim Al-Hassani delivering his Keynote

Delegates attending the conference

There were 1,500 participants at the conference; Professor Al-Hassani’s presentation was entitled "The Forgotten Genius Children and a new Paradigm for Education". His lecture was very well received and he was presented with a bouquet of flowers from the Minister of Education, Dr Naabi Avci.

HE Dr Naabi Avci, Minister of Education, honouring Professor Salim Al-Hassani with a bouquet of flowers

The conference was organized by the Yıldırım Beyazıt University in Ankara and the Association of Education Policies & Research with the collaboration of the Ministry of Family and Social Policies and Ministry of National Education. The conference was attended by the Minister of Education as above, and the Minister of Families, Dr Fatma Sahin with whom Professor Al-Hassani had a follow up meeting after the conference to discuss collaborating with FSTC on some future projects.

Professor Salim Al-Hassani meeting HE Dr Fatima Sahin, Minister of Families and Social Policy

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