Expo 2020 unveils school journey experiences for students

DUBAI, 5th May, 2019 (WAM) — Expo School Programme has unveiled four dedicated school tours of Expo 2020 Dubai, costing AED50 per student per journey.

At a recent Expo School Leaders Forum, more than 500 public and private school leaders and education decision-makers were encouraged to start planning now to make the most of these educational and fun visits.


‘The World of Opportunities’, ‘The Universe in Motion’, ‘The Sustainable Planet’ and ‘The Legacy of the UAE’ will each take students on a journey, from exploring how their choices today can affect their world tomorrow to revealing the nation’s rich culture and bright future.

Alya Al Ali, Vice President of the Expo School Programme at Expo 2020 Dubai, said, “As the innovators and thought leaders of tomorrow, school students have a central role to play in creating a better world for generations to come. Expo 2020 Dubai offers an unparalleled learning opportunity that will broaden their horizons and spark their curiosity.

“Our four dedicated thematic journeys will take students on a unique, meaningful experience. We aim to inspire them in an immersive and engaging environment where they can explore key drivers of future progress and discover the cultures and innovations of 192 participating countries. With so many fascinating learning opportunities, we encourage schools to include visits to Expo 2020 when planning their academic itineraries.”

Each journey has been designed with the needs of people of determination in mind, allowing all students to fully experience Expo 2020 – a six-month celebration of innovation, discovery and entertainment, and the largest event ever staged in the Arab World. Expo 2020 will run from 20th October 2020 to 10th April 2021.

Tickets include entry to Expo 2020, one guided journey and an identification band. Expo will grant complimentary access for one accompanying adult per five, 10 or 15 pupils, depending on the age of the children.

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