Dubai, 21 September 2022 (WAM) — Two researchers from the Kingdom of Bahrain and Spain have been awarded the ‘Applied Research Global Award for Gifted Teaching’ and two schools from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Australia have won the ‘School Global Award’. Award Initiative”. of gifted education in the launch cycle of the World Giftedness Center Awards 2022.
These results were announced by the Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation for Distinguished Academic Performance at a press conference held in Dubai on Wednesday.
Dr. Jamal Al-Muhairi, Executive Vice-President and Executive Director for Distinguished Academic Achievements of the Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Foundation, said: ‘School Global Award Initiative of Gifted Education’ and ‘Applied Research Global Award of Gifted Education’. These awards promote best practices and excellence efforts in the field of gifted and education and contribute to the advancement of research in this emerging field. It is intended to The award is open to PhDs, researchers, as well as all school officials involved in initiatives and innovative projects that contribute to the development of talent worldwide. ”
The Global Award for Applied Research in Gifted Education was awarded to Ahmed Mohamed Al Abbasi of the Kingdom of Bahrain for his study titled “Are gifted students more emotionally intelligent than non-gifted students? A meta-analysis” Did.
Also, Alejandro Veas Iniesta from Spain was awarded for a study titled ‘Differences in personal, familial, social and school factors between gifted secondary adolescents and adolescents’. did.
As for the “School Global Award Initiative of Gifted Education”, Al-Anjal National Schools in Saudi Arabia won for their project entitled “MACLE”. This project reflects Motivate, Adapt, Care, Lead and Enrich. In addition, the Sydney Catholic School in Australia received this award for their project “Newman Selective Gifted Education Program”.