Higher Committee of Mohamed bin Zayed Award for the Best GCC Teacher announces start of first stage of application assessments

Thu 01-03-2018 19:35 PM

DUBAI, 1st March, 2018 (WAM) — The Higher Committee of the Mohamed bin Zayed Award for the Best Gulf Cooperation Council, GCC, Teacher announced the start of its first stage of application assessments, where they will select 25 applicants per country, which will be followed by personal interviews to prepare a shortlist for the final stage of assessments.

Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education and the Award’s General Supervisor, said that the award will lead a positive educational movement in GCC countries, promote education in the region, and honour the leading experience of teachers while urging them to follow their dreams.


He added that assessment will involve the participation of experienced and qualified education experts, and the first stage will start with an office assessment of the award’s applicants, to guarantee transparency and raise the efficiency of the process to select the best 25 teachers in each country.

The second stage will involve personal interviews with the participants in their countries, under the supervision of GCC ministries of education. The six teachers that achieved the best results in the assessment will then be chosen.

Dr. Ali Abdul Khaliq Al Qarni, Chairman of the Award’s Higher Committee, stressed that the award’s procedures will highlight its prominent stature and importance, as well as its role in advancing education and raising the level of academic performance in GCC countries, which will positively reflect their efforts to develop the regional and international education system.

Abdulrahman Al Hammadi, Under-Secretary at the Ministry of Education for Monitoring and Assisting Services and Vice President of the Award’s Higher Committee, stated that the award aims to promote the concept of academic sustainability in GCC countries while encouraging them to provide students with the best educational expertise and experiences.

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