An Emirati Teacher Won an AED1 Million

  • Publish date: Monday، 28 June 2021
An Emirati Teacher Won an AED1 Million

An Emirati teacher won an AED1 million prize for being one of the two best in the region at Mohamed bin Zayed Award for Best GCC Teacher at an online event beamed from Louvre Abu Dhabi on Sunday.

Nora Abdullah Al Neyadi, of Mohammed bin Khalid School in Al Ain, shared the honour with Saudi teacher Ahmed Hussein Al Maliki from Juhfa Primary School.

More than 5,000 teachers from six countries were in line for the accolade. The awards scheme was extended this year to include Egypt and Jordan.

“I am very happy to get to the winning stage and I am very proud to win the Mohamed bin Zayed Award for Best GCC Teacher," said Ms Al Neyadi in an interview during the live awards presentation.

"It is an honour to win this award which I will forever be proud of. I cannot describe how happy I am. I feel happiness and joy. I cannot describe how I feel.”

The event was attended by Minister of Education, Hussain Al Hammadi, Mohammed Khalifa Al Nuaimi, director of the Office of Education Affairs at the Court of the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, and a host of senior officials.

''Today is a special day for top-achieving educators and a recognition of long years of achievements, creativity, innovation and dedication," Mr Al Hammadi said.

Image Credit: WAM

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