Education expert to discuss “The Leader In Me” in the Middle East; FranklinCovey Middle East is a global company that specializes in performance improvement of organizations.  

For the first time, they are organizing the visit of author and speaker Sean Covey to the Middle East. During his tour, Stephen Covey will discuss how ‘The leader In Me’ whole-school transformation model, developed in partnership with educators, empowers students with the skills they need to thrive in the 21st Century. According to TradeArabia News Service, “The Leader In Me, builds on the work of Dr Stephen R Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and redefines what school greatness means by focusing on culture, leadership and academics.”

Specifically, ‘The Leader in Me’ process focuses on key skills such as: leadership, accountability, adaptability, initiative and self-direction, cross-cultural skills, responsibility, problem solving, communication skills, creativity and teamwork.

‘The Leader in Me’ is a “school-wide process that develops staff and students as leaders and thereby transforms the culture and performance of the school. While raising pedagogical standards”, including The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, which staff, students and parents adopt as a common language.

Covey will visit Riyadh on March 22 and 23, Abu Dhabi on March 24 and Dubai on March 25. While in Riyadh, Covey will meet with KSA officials and large corporate organisations. In the UAE, he will meet the principals, teachers and parents from various schools under the Abu Dhabi Education Council in the country’s capital and with deans and senior executives of colleges and universities to be hosted at the American University in Dubai (AUD).