Baz Nijjar

Principal Advisor - Education Technology GEMS Education

Baz is currently Principal Advisor – Education Technology for the GEMS Education network of schools.

Baz is recognised for his innovative approach to creating links between educational and real-world needs, and has successfully embedded pioneering whole-school solutions. Baz successfully launched the first GEMS Centre of Excellence at FPS with ground-breaking partnerships under the KHDA Rahhal 10X programme, making it the lead school in this region for industry links integrated within education. Baz launched the first esports and game design qualifications in the region, as well as a dedicated space within a school to support student outcomes and develop industry-level digital skills.

Baz has a keen interest in establishing key technology and industry partnerships to create a positive impact to as many students as possible.

Baz believes that education should always look to integrate real-world, current and future industry needs to better prepare our children for the future.

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