Misk Schools, WSP explore blueprint for education’s digital frontier in Saudi Arabia

Misk Schools, WSP explore blueprint for education’s digital frontier in Saudi Arabia

Misk Schools, a state-of-the-art day school in Riyadh imparting world-class education based on the best practices of International and Progressive Education, together with leading professional services consultancy, WSP Middle East Wednesday collaborated on an Anticipate podcast episode to explore how digital-first thinkingu, holistic innovation, and flexible placemaking can solidify foundations for future learning environments in Saudi Arabia.

Exchanging insights on an episode titled ‘Education 2.0: Pioneering the digital blueprint for education’s next frontier in KSA’, Brendan Law, director general of Misk Schools, joined WSP Middle East’s Project Manager Alia Abdulmalik and Advisory Director – Digital Nizar Jegham to discuss how world-class education projects are changing the way knowledge is taught and giving new meaning to the interplay between students and learning environments.

Law said: “Our vision, as defined by our founder, Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, is to work specifically on a new paradigm in education to transform the educational landscape. Ideating the way forward for our sector and actively discussing how to effect pioneering, groundbreaking, and maker-centric initiatives in education is an important aspect in line with Vison 2030 as we work to lay the blueprint for future generations of Saudi children.”

Jegham said: “WSP Middle East is proud to be delivering an inspiring platform which amplifies thought-provoking conversations from industry leaders. The digital backbone of the Kingdom will play a vital role in enabling multiple sectors. It’s absolutely essential we envision how technology trends such as big data, Artificial intelligence or blockchain can be leveraged as part of comprehensive and ready to implement strategies to transform key sectors and drive social and economic empowerment.”

WSP’s Anticipate Podcast is an insights series that explores unique perspectives to future trends and existing challenges by engaging experts and thought leaders from across the engineering and construction industry.