An-Najah National University Wins Two Excellence Awards in Education
The Ministry of Education in Palestine recently announced the winners of the 2019 Achievement and Excellence Award for Education Support in Palestine. The award provides annual recognition to outstanding contributions in the education sector in Palestine.
The 2019 Achievement and Excellence Award for Education Support recognizes the outstanding contributions of employees involved in the education sector in Palestine. This award provides an opportunity to raise awareness and promote the importance of celebrating excellence and the necessity of recognizing the work of all members of the education sector.
The Award's winners were selected from a shortlist of 1300 participants from the education sector including public and private schools and universities as well as UNRWA schools.
This year award was granted to Dr. Saida Affouneh, Dean of the Faculty of Educational Sciences and Teacher Training and Director of E-Learning Center and Dr. Soheil Salha, Head of Department of Teacher Education at the Faculty of Educational Sciences and Teacher Training at An-Najah University.
The University's E-learning Center won the first award for the Internet Safety and Security Initiative which was launched by the Center on February 6, 2018. The Faculty of Educational Sciences won the second award for the "STEM Palestine" initiative and STEM summer school.
It is worth mentioning that ten individual awards were presented to recognize outstanding contributions, endeavor and achievement in improving teaching and learning quality in the Palestinian education sector.
Dr. Affouneh and Dr. Salha participated and represented the University at the awards ceremony which was held under the patronage of President Mahmoud Abbas and in the presence of the Palestinian Prime Minister, Dr. Mohammad Shtayyeh at Ramallah Cultural Palace.