VIVA, a world-class digital leader providing innovative services and platforms to customers and enabling the digital transformation in Kuwait, and a subsidiary of STC Group, has sponsored the fourth Kuwait Association for Learning Differences (KALD)’s Distinguished Teachers Award Ceremony, with the first and only award in the Arab World to be granted to the teachers of students with learning difficulties in Kuwait. The Event was held at Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Centre in presence of Eng. Maziad AlHarbi VIVA CEO and Ms. Amaal Al-Sayer KALD Chairperson.
Both AlHarbi and Al-Sayer honored the Award Judging Committee and the three winners of KALD Distinguished Teacher’s Award announced during the event.
Ms. Danah Faisal AlJasem, General Manager of Corporate Communications at VIVA commented: “Our strategic sponsorship extending until 2020 inclusive of this significant event is part of the Corporate Social Responsibility agenda at VIVA that strives to support different initiatives in the fields of health, education, sports, environment and entrepreneurship. We believe that this important award honors the teachers in recognition of their achievements throughout their educational journey, and is a motivational token to continue encouraging them to excel in their fields in support of their students.” She added: “The teacher has an essential role in building, educating and equipping generations whom in return will contribute to the prosperity of the nation.”
The participating teachers were judged by a committee of members who have a lengthy track record in the field of education. The evaluation was based on international standards used in the educational sector and in accordance with the teaching methodology of “Charlotte Danielson”, which is an effective and successful model for evaluating the performance of the teachers.
A documentary film about KALD Distinguished Teacher Award was presented during the ceremony, followed by an entertainment acts performed by the student Faisal Al-Nashmi. The event was attended by several VIP and social figures.
Source: VIVA Kuwait Press Release