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​Education Excellence Award Exhibition at Katara Attracts Visitors

15 February 2018

(The Peninsula) - The second documentary exhibition of the annual Education Excellence Award in Katara Cultural Village is attracting visitors. The exhibition showcases various items about the developments of the different phases of the award throughout the past ten rounds including, photos, documentary films, and medals won and handed over to winners during a special ceremony arranged on annual basis. 

The exhibition was inaugurated by Dr. Hamda Al-Sulaiti, CEO of the Award, and Ahmed Al Sayed, Deputy General Manager for operations of the Cultural village - Katara Cultural Village in the presences of several officials of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education on February 15 and it will continue until February 28 at the building No. 18 in Katara. 

The exhibition also provides an opportunity to the former winners of the awards to share their experiences and the impact of the awards on their life and career and the motivation it has given to them to continue their efforts in scientific research. 

The organizing committee of the Education Excellence Awards has announced 64 winners in the 11th edition over nine categories spanning primary education students, preparatory education students, high school certificate holders, university graduates, master’s degree holders, PhD degree holders, excellence in teaching, excellent school and excellent scientific research. 

The aim of the exhibition is to create a conducive environment for the public and students willing to participate in the competition to meet the former winners of the award and encourage students to take part in the next rounds, said Dr. Al-Suaiti. 

Mr. Hassan Abdullah Al-Mohamedi, the chairman of the executive committee of the award, said that the number of winners in the different categories was 64 out of 291 applicants, which is a record in the history of the award. Mr. Al-Mohamedi called upon the public to visit the exhibition, which honors the winners who are available to share their experiences and answer the questions of the visitors. 

The exhibition is designed to encourage students and make them work hard for not only participating in the competition but also struggle for winning the award, Mr. Al-Mohamedi added. He informed that the winners of the 11th round of the award will be honored during a special ceremony on March 4, 2018. 

The award, which aims at recognizing those excelling in scientific fields, deepen the concept of excellence and encourage individuals and educational institutions to develop their performance, is an initiative of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education. 

Other objectives of the award, according to the organizing committee, are: To enhance the positive developments towards knowledge and scientific research, and to stimulate the spirit of innovation and competition among students, researchers and educational institutions.


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