28 Jun 2018 – 8:31
DOHA: Minister of Education and Higher Education, H E Dr Mohammed bin Abdul Wahed Al Hammadi said that the exceptional achievement of students in the Secondary School Certificate this year is an indication of the quality of the educational policies and initiatives implemented by the Ministry.
Speaking at a ceremony organised to honour the exceptional students in the general and specialized secondary for the academic year 2017/2018, the Minister said that the Ministry’s educational policy has contributed to increasing the academic attainments of students at various levels of schooling, and has also confirmed that they are moving in the right direction.
The Minister of Education and Higher Education said that it is through monitoring that the number of outstanding students has increased year after year in line with the directives of Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.
Al Hammadi noted that more than 1,500 male and female students received more than 90%, which represent 25% of the total students who performed the secondary school exam this year.
He also congratulated the exceptional students, their schools, their families and praised their outstanding academic performance, and wished them a future full of achievements.
He advised the outstanding students to be influential, productive and effective actors in their family and social surroundings and in their working environment to serve their country and humanity in general.
He further expressed the hope that their exceptional achievement would be a motivating and inspiring factor for other colleagues to follow in the educational field.
Dr Mohammed bin Abdul Wahed Al Hammadi honored the top ten at the level of general and specialized Secondary Certificate as well as top and first Qatari students at the level of specialized schools and the Religious Institute preparatory and secondary for the Year Academic 2017/2018.
The event was attended by Undersecretary for Educational Affairs at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education Fawzia al Khater and senior officials of the Ministry of Education and Higher education and guardians of the exceptional students and their families, their school principals and teachers, where the outstanding students were awarded valuable certificates and financial prizes.
Khalid Ramadan Farih Ahmed Farih from Musab Bin Omair Secondary School for Boys achieved the first place at the level of Secondary School Certificate with 99.75 percent, while Amna Mohammed Issa Shaheen Al Mannai from Al Bayan Secondary School for Girls ranked first among Qatari female students with 99.5 percent. The percentages of those who received the top 10 places in the Secondary Certificate were not less than 99.38 percent.