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Nahyan bin Mubarak and Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed honour winners of 17th Khalifa Award

Nahyan bin Mubarak and Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed honour winners of 17th Khalifa Award
14 May 2024 21:00

ABU DHABI (ALETIHAD)

His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President of the UAE, Deputy Prime Minister, Chairman of the Presidential Court, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Khalifa Award for Education, has affirmed that education in the UAE holds a special place, and is at the forefront of national priorities, receiving comprehensive care and great attention from the wise leadership.



With the guidance of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, the nation has succeeded in providing an educational model characterised by excellence, leadership, and high-quality outcomes.



The UAE has paid special attention to early education, enacted laws and legislations, and motivated workers in the sector. Accordingly, the Khalifa International Award for Early Learning Field has been established to inspire all education professionals worldwide as part of the Khalifa Award for Education programme.



This proclamation came during a televised speech delivered by His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan during a ceremony held by the Khalifa Award for Education to honour the winners of its 17th edition. The ceremony was held in conjunction with the opening of the 3rd Khalifa Award for Education Conference, which is being held under the theme of Education as a Pathway from Empowerment to the Future.



His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan congratulated the winners of this year’s awards, thanking the members of the award’s board of trustees, members of its executive committee, the screening and awarding committees, coordinators, those working in the educational field inside and outside the country, all strategic partners, the entities cooperating with the award, and all other relevant entities.



The celebration at the Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental Hotel was attended by His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence and Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Khalifa Award for Education; His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of the Presidential Court for Development and Fallen Heroes’ Affairs; His Excellency Zaki Nusseibeh, Cultural Advisor to the President of the UAE and Chancellor of United Arab Emirates University; His Excellency Ahmed Juma Al Zaabi, Advisor to the President of the UAE; His Excellency Major General Pilot Faris Khalaf Al Mazrouei, Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police; His Excellency Dr. Abdul Rahman bin Muhammad Al-Asmi, Director General of the Arab Education Bureau for the Gulf States in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; His Excellency Dr. Mohieddin Tawq, Chairman of the National Council for Curriculum Development in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan; and a number of academic and educational leaders from inside and outside the country.



His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan and His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan honoured the award winners at its 17th session.



His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan presented the Distinguished Educational Personality Award to Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, Supreme Chairwomen of the Family Development Foundation, and Mother of the Nation. The accolade was accepted on Her Highness’ behalf by His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.



The esteemed award was presented to Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak in recognition of efforts to advance the education process and support excellence in education locally and globally.



His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan and His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan honoured a total of 41 men and women representing the educational field, including 26 winners from the UAE and 11 from the Arab world.



There were four winners in the field of the Khalifa International Award for Early Learning, while the Distinguished Emirati Family Award was granted to three distinguished Emirati families who have made outstanding contributions to supporting the education process.

Source: WAM
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