Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Highlights the Importance of Excellence and Innovation in Education

Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi

Ras Al Khaimah, The Gulf Observer: H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, emphasized the crucial role of excellence and innovation in education as fundamental pillars for achieving progress and economic growth.

During a ceremony honoring over 60 winners of the Ras Al Khaimah Award for Educational Excellence in various categories, Sheikh Saud underscored that education is the key enabler for establishing a knowledge-based and innovative competitive economy. Such an economy enhances the quality of life for individuals and societies and lays the groundwork for building a brighter, more sustainable future for present and future generations.

The Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah reiterated that developing the education sector and enhancing its global competitiveness are top priorities for the United Arab Emirates and Ras Al Khaimah. He stressed that education is the driving force of comprehensive development and a crucial leverage for economic growth and successful investment in the advancement of nations.

Sheikh Saud highlighted that this progress is achieved by adopting the best international standards and practices, encouraging innovative programs that support creative thinking, motivating young people to nurture the spirit of innovation and creativity, and developing new ideas that shape the future.

The Ras Al Khaimah Award for Educational Excellence was established in 2014 to foster a culture of excellence and innovation in the educational sector. The award aims to enable educational institutions to apply international standards of excellence and motivate teachers, students, and all stakeholders involved in the educational process in Ras Al Khaimah.

The ceremony reflected the commitment of Ras Al Khaimah to promoting educational excellence and innovation, reinforcing the vision of a knowledge-driven and innovative economy that benefits the entire community.