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Queen Rania honors winners of 2024 Queen Rania Award for Excellence in Education

Jordan Daily – Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah Wednesday presented awards to the winners of the 2023-2024 cycle of the Queen Rania Award for Excellence in Education (QRAEE) at the Royal Cultural Palace.

According to a statement from the Queen’s office, Her Majesty handed trophies and certificates to the recipients of the 18th edition of the Distinguished Teacher Award, the eighth edition of the Distinguished Principal Award, the fourth edition of the Excellence-Supporting Directorate Awards and the first edition of the Distinguished Kindergarten Award.

Minister of Education, Higher Education, and Scientific Research Azmi Mahafzah lauded the “creativity and commitment” among of educators and administrators.

He said, “As nations around the world race to develop their human capital to compete in the global knowledge economy, education must keep up with social, cultural and scientific advancements.”

Executive Director of the QRAEE Association Lubna Toukan expressed pride in the winners, especially recipients of the first-ever Distinguished Kindergarten Award, describing them as “models for other public kindergartens to follow.”

Toukan lauded kindergarten teachers and staff for “building children’s competencies and sense of responsibility during this important developmental stage.”

The winners were chosen from more than 6,000 applicants from the local public education sector.

In addition to the winning teachers, principals, kindergartens, and educational directorates, certificates of appreciation were provided to 10 teachers, five principals at the national level and 16 teachers and four principals at the directorate level.

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