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SILC Student Leadership Conference Dubai 2020-Melodica: NEW PROGRAMME AND NEW ACTIVITIES!

Dear Parents,

I am writing to inform you that, due to KHDA measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at educational institutions in the UAE, the SILC Student Leadership Conference Dubai 2020 will be postponed to the weekend of November 6th-7th 2020. 

The conference will proceed as planned but just at a later date. Students ages 11-17 can still register for the programme for either one or two days. Registrations are still ongoing and allocated on a first come first served basis, therefore, we believe it is important to register as soon as possible before spots run out. Register here. 

New programme and activities for new and returning students
Building on the success of last year’s conference in Dubai they are bringing an entirely new programme that can be joined for one or both days and which is suitable for both new students and students who did the conference last year and who are between the ages of 11 and 17.

Discount for our Melodica students
As an institute supporting the development of leadership skills, we have negotiated an exclusive discount for the first 30 students who register for this event.

Developing leadership skills in a fun format and activity based learning
The SILC Academy is coming from Switzerland to the Melia Desert Palm in Dubai for a unique and fun-filled event which students can join for 1 or 2 days of choice. The conference is based on a proven format developed by SILC Academy working with schools around the world. No pre-existing knowledge or prior experience is necessary for either day. Both days are open to all students with a completely new programme to last year’s.

By learning and enhancing valuable leadership skills through interactive games and activities, students improve on goal setting, time management, communication, evaluation, and other important skills. All students finish the conference with a certificate of participation as well as a Personal Action Plan identifying how to accomplish their goals and opportunities for growth in their daily lives.

Choose to join 1 or 2 days:
November 6th: In-depth workshops of choice
November 7th: Conference
You can view the programme and video here.

Parents are welcome before and after the event to meet with Melodica and other partners
Parents and students are invited to visit us at the optional and complimentary parent and student cafe, open between 08:30-09:45, which is a space for participants to socialise, get refreshments, chat with SILC Academy trainers, join a scheduled talk with the SILC Academy Director and meet other event and university partners.

Post-conference follow-up
The SILC leadership training team will come to our school one or two months post-conference for a bespoke training at our school to follow-up on the Personal Action Plans students produce at the event. As an event partner, they are offering this to our students based upon a minimum number of registrations.

Unique Leadership Games and Inspiring Guests
Besides all the exciting leadership games and challenges we will welcome inspiring guests. Guest speakers in 2019 included the Forbes Business Woman of the year, the Chairman of the Emirates Investment Centre, and the first Arab female coach of the national football team who share valuable life lessons and leadership experiences with our young leaders. Students will have the chance to meet and interact with the guests during throughout the event.

Registration and discount
The exclusive discount is limited to 30 students and discounts are on a first come first served basis and limited to the first 30 students who register. For more detailed information on the conference and registration please email or check the conference page:


Please note: the school does not make any profit from this, as it is being offered by The Swiss International Leadership Camp & Academy.

For any further information about the programme please contact SILC Academy directly at




Register today to join for one or both days of the Dubai 2020 conference.