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Posted On: 16 January 2020 09:58 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:21 pm

13th Scientific Excellence Award 2020 winners announced

Sumaica Asad
Sumaica Asad
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The Organizing Committee of the Scientific Excellence Award announced the winners of the 13th Scientific Excellence Award 2020, who will be honored at the closing ceremony of the award on March 3.

This came during a press conference held by the committee on Wednesday morning, where the CEO, Scientific Excellence Award Dr. Hamda Hassan Al Sulaiti announced the names of winners and the medals they won in each category, in the presence of committee members, winners, and their parents, the winning school, winning teachers, and winners from holders of two winners of MA and PhD degree holders.

Dr Al Sulaiti congratulated the 83 winners of the prizes, and praised their hard working, expressing her happiness with their sincere efforts, and said that this decisive moment of victory has revived the feelings of the winners and their relatives and loved ones. She called on all winners to maintain their distinction and work to leave unique and distinct marks in their future.

Dr. Hamda Al Sulaiti also explained the various stages of the award from the beginning of presentation and arbitration, evaluation of works according to conditions, study of files and evaluation by arbitration committees and specialized experts, as well as monitoring, personal interviews and field visits to schools, and checking and announcing the results.

This edition of the Scientific Excellence Award was considered one of the richest for several reasons, including the wide and large participation by private schools, as well as the diversity of the participation of universities and specialized colleges, and the winning of a technical school for the first time, which is the Qatar Banking Studies and Business Administration for boys, which gives an indication of the development of the educational process in the country, she added.

She also affirmed the role of the award in achieving academic progress and building the personality of the outstanding citizen, noting their participation in the discussions, events and dialogues of the recent Human Rights Council conference in Geneva, and the praise of the participants from several countries, which is the biggest proof of their excellence.

On adding new categories to the award, Dr. Hamda Al Sulaiti said that this needs to be studied and approved by the Board of Trustees, explaining that the expansion of the award will be from several angles, including the expansion of the number of participants and its categories or one of the accompanying programs.

For his part, Director Qatar Banking Studies and Business Administration Independent School for Boys Ahmed Youssef Al Mahmoud expressed his pleasure at the winning of the school, and thanked the organizing committee and the CEO of the award for their encouragement, and praised the efforts of the school and the arbitration committees, considering this winning a motivation to achieve more excellence in the future, however, he said that the most difficult task is to preserve this achievement.

In turn, the principal of Ali Bin Abdulla Model Independent School Sarah Issa Al Shuraim praised this winning that proves the excellence of the school in the educational field, and said in this regard, that the school set future directions targeting 5 groups: the school, the student, the staff, the parents and the community, in order to achieve sustainability in educational development, in addition to programs and projects that have frameworks and plans, and follow evaluation procedures measuring the continuous impact, and then continuing innovation, applying the highest quality standards in the areas of planning, resource management, student evaluation and learning outcomes, and parental and community participation, which contributed to the school getting a strong performance in academic achievement.

The Award aims to spread the culture of creativity and scientific excellence in the Qatari society and improve learning outcomes. The objective of the Award is also to motivate all individuals and educational institutions to develop their performance and appreciation of the distinguished scientifically and celebrate their efforts in educational attainment and academic study.

It also encourages and deepens the concepts of excellence and enhance positive trends towards knowledge and scientific research among students and spread the spirit of innovation and competition among them.

The Scientific Excellence Award is considered the most important and the highest honor in the academic field awarded to graduates in general and university education as well as at the masters and PhD levels in addition to the distinguished teacher, school, and scientific research.

Source: QNA
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