Musact: In partnership with bp Oman, and in collaboration with the Department of Innovation and Science Olympiads of the Ministry of Education, Engineering Village organized a closing ceremony marking the conclusion of the third cycle of the Future Engineers program, under the patronage of HE Najeeb Ali AlRawas, Governor of Ad’Dhahirah. The program offered educational workshops in the areas of engineering, math, science, and technology, with topics related to programming and electronics targeting students in grades one through four. The program has been implemented in 22 schools in the governorates of Ad’Dhahirah and Ad’Dakhiliya. Representatives from several organizations including the Ministry of Education, bp Oman and schools attended the ceremony.
The program included a variety of fun and interactive theoretical and practical workshops for primary school students as well as training sessions for teachers participating in the program, with special kits provided that can be applied to the program and other aspects of the Course of Study.
Shamsa Al-Rawahi, bp Oman Social Investment Manager, said, “Improving education is one of our priorities at bp Oman. The program helps encourage students to learn by teaching science in a fun and hands-on way. Thanks to the program, we were able to train 90 teachers and benefit more than 4,500 primary school students in the regions of Ad’Dhahirah and Ad’Dakhiliya.
Fahd Al-Siyabi, CEO of Engineering Village, added, “The continuous support we have received from bp Oman and the Department of Innovation and Science Olympics of the Ministry of Education has helped us achieve a common goal. ; which is to find creative and effective ways to educate students in Oman. I think the program will allow future generations to be informed about trends and technologies that are crucial for learning.
Dr. Maya Al Azri, Education Expert, Director of Department of Innovation and Scientific Olympism at the Ministry of Education, added: “We are keen to continue our partnerships to support such programs that develop the capacities of students in terms of innovation and creativity. The program has had a positive impact on the students and on the educational environment of the schools”.