The National Plan for Nurturing the Gifted in execution stage
Yesterday, Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for distinguished Academic Performance delegation that are responsible for National Program for Nurturing the Gifted, returned from Germany. They visited Ulm University in Germany to pursue the executive situation in the National plan for Nurturing the gifted design stage which done be a gifted from His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Dubai Deputy Ruler the Minister of Finance and Industry.
A'aref El Falasy the Manger of the gifted Nurturing Centre in the Award the general coordinator of the program and the delegation chairman said that the visit was to discuss the general features of the executive stage, the requirements of units of discovery curriculum and electronic learning beside the German experts need to have necessity studies and reports to design the project and its instruments and curriculum in addition to designing a website and producing a professional magazine .
Al Falasy added that the project administrative structure was approved. It's consisted of a supervisory committee and 6 technical units: the administrative unit, the general educated unit, the discovery unit, the curriculum development unit, electronic learning unit and the researches unit. He pointed out that the supervisory committee will do its best to approve the Emirates Institution for Distinction and Gifted Sciences in Ulm University. Also, to take the available data and information to the experts to organize two professional conferences for the gifted in UAE next September and to supervise on the gifted magazine and the gifted news.
The General Coordinator declared the features of the gifted category taking into consideration the learning standards distinction among sectors and schools in the educational quality and its system, curriculum varieties. Also, they will consider the psychological, social, religious, scientific and pedagogical features of Emirates students. He assured that the required information for the German experts are very concise, so it is important to make the researches studies and reports which deal with these issues available to guarantee the curriculum and school instrument designs quality and accuracy. He said that we are looking forward from the project to make a great transfer in the gifted education and achieving untraditional results especially it is the unique project all-over the world, and it is into consideration and it is observed by a lot of counties and educational foundations.
The gifted centre manager evaluated the gifted of His Highness sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Dubai Deputy Ruler and the Minister of finance and industry by adopting and bearing the exorbitant cost of that project. He said that acting reflected that creativity spirit of His Highness to support the quality of education because it is considered the impulse to obtain surpassing achievements. This ambitious vision is supported by Hamdan Award with cooperation with the Ministry of Education which considers a helpful partner in this project. He explained that according to the project executive program then will be three gifted schools in each educational sector all over the country in 2011. It is expected that the Ministry of Education will specify three schools in Dubai Educational sector in 2009, three schools in educational sectors of Abu- Dhabi, El- Ein and Western and it will be completed by having three school in each educational sector in 2011. He pointed out that those schools will be specified into one school for the primary and preparatory stags, one school for secondary stage for girls and the third school for secondary stage for boys tilled in Hamdan Schools for Distinction.