Hitesh Bhagat Hitesh Bhagat

Hitesh Bhagat joined Dubai International Academy in 2007, as a technology teacher. In the same year he was promoted to head of the department of technology, in the secondary school. In 2014, he became the group head of educational technology for Innoventures Education.

In this position he is responsible for consolidating the efforts at the group level to maximise the integration of technology into teaching and learning. Bhagat also manages the student information systems, learning systems like Kognity, Managebac & Bridge U and the group data systems for the analysis of assessment data.

Bhagat has also taken on additional responsibilities as the timetable coordinator and standardised testing coordinator for all the schools across the group. He also oversees the digital systems i.e. school websites and social media to strengthen the digital presence and enhance students’ learning in the schools.

The implementation of the BYOD system 2014 was a key project implemented by Bhagat and his team. The use and procurement of eResources for the academic team is another key responsibility.

Bhagat believes in using technology as a tool to enhance learning for all students and strives to build learning environments which use technology to enable students to explore their own ideas and develop themselves as holistic learners. He employs modern technologies to create a world-class learning and teaching environment that delivers personalised learning experiences for students.

The current focus of the Innoventures’ educational technology team led by Bhagat is the introduction of a security management system for student-owned mobile devices, creating an online platform for staff training and an online system allowing students to access a bank of questions from various standardised tests. Focus on innovation is a key consideration in his decision making and his approach ensures that technology is an integral and ubiquitous part of flexible and relevant learning environments at Innoventures. 

Gordon Stewart

Chief Information Officer, GEMS Education

Gordon Stewart leads GEMS Education’s MENASA's information technology department and manages related products and services.

Hitesh Bhagat

Group Head – Educational Technology, Innoventures Education

Hitesh Bhagat is responsible for consolidating the efforts at the group level to maximise the integration of technology into teaching and learning.

Laurent Fauville

Head of IT, Taaleem

Laurent Fauville is responsible for Taaleem's future IT strategy and coordinating all applications, infrastructure and support.

Mark Steed

Director, Jumeirah English Speaking School

Mark Steed has a particular interest in how new technologies can be used in education.

Meera Kaul

Founder and President, Foundation and Women in STEM

Meera Kaul has incubated, financed and promoted technology enabled ventures in US, Europe and the emerging markets of Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Sheeraz Ahmed

Head of Information Technology, Fortes Education

Sheeraz Ahmed provides leadership for the continued development throughout the Fortes Education's schools and nurseries.

Vikraman Poduval

Chief Technology Officer, Alef

Vikraman Poduval has more than 20 years of IT solutions, business systems, innovation and product management experience.
 

Gordon Stewart

Chief Information Officer, GEMS Education

Gordon Stewart leads GEMS Education’s MENASA's information technology department and manages related products and services.

Hitesh Bhagat

Group Head – Educational Technology, Innoventures Education

Hitesh Bhagat is responsible for consolidating the efforts at the group level to maximise the integration of technology into teaching and learning.

Laurent Fauville

Head of IT, Taaleem

Laurent Fauville is responsible for Taaleem's future IT strategy and coordinating all applications, infrastructure and support.

Mark Steed

Director, Jumeirah English Speaking School

Mark Steed has a particular interest in how new technologies can be used in education.

Meera Kaul

Founder and President, Foundation and Women in STEM

Meera Kaul has incubated, financed and promoted technology enabled ventures in US, Europe and the emerging markets of Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Sheeraz Ahmed

Head of Information Technology, Fortes Education

Sheeraz Ahmed provides leadership for the continued development throughout the Fortes Education's schools and nurseries.

Vikraman Poduval

Chief Technology Officer, Alef

Vikraman Poduval has more than 20 years of IT solutions, business systems, innovation and product management experience.