The Ministry of Education and Higher Education, in cooperation with the Embassy of the United States of America in Doha, honored the winning students and participants in the first student community outreach competition for speaking English in front of an audience, in addition to the English language teachers who supervised them.
HE Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education Dr. Ibrahim bin Saleh Al Nuaimi and HE US Ambassador to Qatar Timmy T. Davis honored the winners and participants and awarded them certificates of appreciation. Cups were also awarded to the top six students who won the competition.
Assistant Undersecretary for Educational Affairs of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education Maha Al Ruwaili noted that the student community outreach competition for speaking English in front of an audience represents an inspiring initiative in the learning journey as it aims to empower students, develop their skills in communication and public speaking, and enhance their leadership capabilities to become more daring and masterful in the art of meeting and speaking with the public.
In her speech during the honoring ceremony, she praised the strong partnership with the US Embassy in Doha by supporting successful and distinguished educational programs with great benefits, expressing her pride in the winning students and the honored participants.
Al Ruwaili affirmed the Ministry of Education and Higher Education's continued support for such initiatives that contribute to building the creative capabilities of the students and help them identify new areas that play an important role in their future directions and interests, noting that the competition provides opportunities for students to share their inspiring stories.
For his part, HE US Ambassador to Qatar Timmy T. Davis expressed his gratitude for the strong partnership with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education which strengthens relations between the Qatari and American peoples, stressing the importance of mastering public speaking skill that requires confidence and inner strength.
In his speech during the honoring ceremony, he stressed the importance of combating bullying in the student community outreach competition, while thanking all the participating teachers for their efforts and dedication in helping and supervising students, indicating that their presence in this celebration reflects the great importance they attach to student education and development.
Source: Qatar News Agency