Dr. Ilham Mansour Al-Dakheel, chair of the Future of Work and Education Taskforce at the B20, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Ilham Mansour Al-Dakheel is the chair of the Future of Work and Education Taskforce at the B20, Saudi Arabia.

She is also the CEO of Dur Alkuttab, an educational company established in 2016, with a strategic alliance with the Ministry of Education and Mulkia Investment Co.

At a recent virtual meeting held on the sidelines of the B20, Al-Dakheel said the process of learning begins at an early age; therefore, education systems should help instill in students the drive to learn continuously and the agility to adapt.

Al-Dakheel obtained a bachelor’s degree in pre-medical biology at St. Thomas University in the US in 1982. Two years later, she received a master’s degree in higher education leadership and policy from Ohio State University. She also did a Ph.D. in business administration from the same university.

Al-Dakheel has over 25 years of experience in restructuring or expansion of existing businesses, operation

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Back Ofqual or I quit, chair of regulator told Gavin Williamson | Education

The chair of Ofqual threatened to quit this week unless Gavin Williamson publicly backed the exams regulator and admitted it was behind the U-turn that salvaged millions of student grades, the Guardian has learned.

Roger Taylor’s ultimatum came after the education secretary tried to lay the blame for the exams fiasco at the door of Ofqual following a humiliating climbdown that scrapped A-levels and GCSEs awarded by algorithm.

Taylor went directly to Williamson to demand a public statement of support or he would resign. It came the day before hundreds of thousands of pupils in England received their GCSE results.

So serious was the threat of a void at the top of Ofqual that Amanda Spielman, Taylor’s predecessor and now chief inspector of the schools watchdog Ofsted, was being lined up to potentially step in and support the regulator, it is understood. She could still be called on if Taylor

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