The Algeria-UK – Education Forum 16th June 2022

CIC, Algiers
Thursday, June 16th, 2022.

Top United Kingdom companies led by the prestigious Pearson Group, will be taking part in a conference on British expertise in education, professional and vocational training

The conference will be taking advantage of British know-how recognised all over the world, for all forms of professional training with speakers flying in for the occasion.

They will be led by Guzel Yukselici, Channel Manager, MENA, Pearson Group, and Guy Elders, Director, MEA, English Language Learning, Pearson Group.
They will present their different platforms that offer a range of training from the English language, to Oil & Gas, Tourism, banking, etc.

The Conference‘s Keynote speeches will be made by Algerian Government Representatives

It will be supported by a speech by the British Ambassador to Algeria, H.E Sharon Wardle And The Chairman, Algeria British Business Council, Lady Olga Maitland

The event is being organised by Mr. Lotfi Ghazi, British Campus, Algeria, who will open the Conference.

Other speakers include:

Mr. Andrew Straughan, Associate Director, Africa, Middle East, Europe, and the Americas, Northern Consortium United Kingdom, NCUK
Who will present a range of higher education programs available from International Foundation years in Engineering, Business, Humanities and Science, International Year One in Business Management and Pre-Master in Management and Life Sciences. As a member of their 45 universities around the world (26 are based in the UK with six as part of the High Level, Russell Group)

Other topics to be addressed will be an overview of the Algerian market, its challenges, and responses with representatives from the relevant ministry for education, vocational training, and employment.

There will be first-hand experiences delivered in a panel from Petrofac, the Algerian Private sector, Sonatrach, and a British company TBC.

There will be a case study of the benefits of Vocational Training from first-hand experience by Matthew Anderson, Managing Director, TVETUK

New training methods and technologies will be examined as the conference looks ahead to meet the increasing demand,

The conclusion and summary will be made by Mr. Lotfi Ghazi, British Campus, Algeria

Algeria-UK Education Forum – schedule

8:00 Welcome coffee and registration Moderator (Sophie Benkhoukha)

09:00: Welcome speech, Lotfi Ghazi, British Campus Algeria
09:05: Keynote speech, Algerian Government Representative
09:15: Keynote speech, British Ambassador to Algeria, H.E Sharon Wardle
09:25: Keynote speech: Algerian Government Representative
09:35: Keynote speech, Lady Olga Maitland, Chairman, ABBC
09:45: Department for International Trade (British Embassy, Algiers)

10:00 Coffee break

10:30: British training services through technology and artificial Intelligence Mr. Guzel Yukselici, Channel Manager MENA, Pearson
Mr. Guy Elders, Director – MEA, English Language Learning, Pearson

10:50: Presenting NCUK
Mr. Andrew Straughan, Associate Director, Africa, Middle East, Europe, and Americas Northern Consortium United Kingdom (NCUK)

11:05: Overview of the Algerian Market and training opportunities – A representative from either ministry of education / vocational training/employment

11:30: Algerian Market needs and offers in terms of training/ Challenges faced by companies and employers – Panel discussion: Algerian Private Sector/ Petrofac/ a British company / Sonatrach TBC

12:15: Q&A

12:20: Contract signature Education Tech and Pearson

12:30: Case study: How can a successful vocational training program be implemented in Algeria by Mr. Matthew Anderson, Managing Director, TVETUK

12:50: Conclusion and summary by Mr. Lotfi Ghazi

13:00: Networking lunch