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Inayat-ur-Rahman, Business Editor
Expo 2020 Dubai announced on Thursday free tickets to four exciting educational journeys for school students as Dubai is raring to welcome the world to the mega event next month.
Every school student in the UAE has been given the opportunity to experience four curated educational journeys of Expo 2020 Dubai for free, with the Expo School Programme booking system now open to public and private schools across the country.
Expo 2020 Dubai invites visitors from every corner of the globe to join the making of a new world, including the chance to discover a wide range of cultural and artistic initiatives dedicated to broadening horizons and bringing together people, communities and nations.
With the purpose of “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future,” Expo 2020 will be the world’s most impactful global incubator for new ideas, catalysing an exchange of new perspectives and inspiring action to deliver real-life solutions to real-world challenges.
Each journey is an excitement , diversified learning ideas designed to inspire students of all ages to think critically, communicate effectively and grow intellectually.
The four journeys — Legacy of the UAE, World of Opportunities, Sustainable Planet and Universe in Motion — take place across Expo’s three vibrant Thematic Districts (Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability), as well as through various pavilions celebrating the legacy and future of the UAE.
Each journey delivers state-of-the art learning experiences aligned with the UAE’s diverse school curricula.
Alya Al Ali, Vice President, Expo School Programme, said: "Today’s young learners are key in building a better future. It is imperative that we empower them with the skills of the future, and engage them in conversations that will make a difference.
"Each of our four journeys offers students a meaningful, educational and fun experience. We aim to inspire them in an immersive and engaging environment where they can explore key drivers of future progress and discover the latest technologies and ideas being showcased across 200-plus pavilions. We encourage every school in the UAE to make the most of these free, fascinating learning opportunities at Expo 2020.”
Saif Abdullah Mohammed Al Shamsi affirmed that Expo 2020 Dubai would create promising opportunities for participating countries and boost efforts being made to stimulate global economy and enhance confidence in sectors hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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