Mar 14 2012
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World Renowned Journalist shares Words of Wisdom with High School Graduates
Dubai, UAE- March 14, 2012 - Riz Khan, a world renowned journalist and internationally acclaimed broadcaster and author, visited GEMS Cambridge International School last Thursday to speak to students.
Addressing the students, aged 16 and above, Mr. Khan - a known presenter, anchor and reporter at the BBC and a senior anchor at CNN, discussed the advent of social media within the news industry and shared his views on blogging and citizen journalism. He is currently working as an author, media consultant and moderator of international conferences, and was able to highlight the challenges and advantages associated with a fast paced job in the communications sector for the students.
The session was followed by a question and answer period, during which students took the opportunity to ask questions about Mr. Khan's life and experiences. Riz Khan's visit to Cambridge International School was part of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature Education Day.
GEMS Education has a global network of world class international schools. With over 50 years of experience in education, GEMS provides high quality holistic education to over 100,000 students from over 140 countries. It employs over 10,000 education professionals, specialists and staff from around the world. The GEMS approach to learning focuses not only on academic excellence, but also in helping students develop their character and creativity so that they achieve their full potential as human beings. The GEMS Education school model is unique in the world because it offers a broad range of curricula across a range of tuition fees making private education more accessible to the broader community. GEMS Education also supports Governments' education reform agenda by working with Ministries of Education to lift school performance and improve the standards and expertise of government schools across the globe. GEMS Education has offices in the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, India and Singapore.
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