Ministry of Education and Shell Oman celebrate inspiring schools at the ‘Shell Road Safety Awards’ ceremony
Sep 30, 2018
Shell Oman together with the Ministry of Education hosted the 13th annual ‘Shell Road Safety Awards’ ceremony under the patronage of His Highness Sayyid Kamil bin Fahd bin Mahmoud Al Said, Assistant Secretary General for the Cabinet of the Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers.
Held at the ROP Traffic Safety Institute, the ceremony awarded sixteen schools and three Regional Directorates of Education for identifying and implementing innovative ways to raise awareness on road safety. The event was attended by H.E. Dr. Madiha bint Ahmed Al Shibaniyah, Minister of Education and officials from the Ministry as well as public and private sector partners.
In collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Sultan Qaboos University and the Royal Oman Police, this year’s nationwide road safety competition attracted more than 500 schools making up 30% of schools in the Sultanate. The initiative reflects Shell’s commitment to ensuring the safety and well-being of school-aged students across the country.
Students from over 500 schools from across the Sultanate joined their peers to demonstrate various ways to be safe on the road. Teams went on to exhibit their work through a number of mediums including plays, art, and videos. Winning schools were assessed based on two main criteria: how sustainable and impactful their projects are on the community and how integrated their teamwork was.
H.H Sayyid Kamil bin Fahd bin Mahmoud Al Said attending the student presentations
H.H. Sayyid Kamil bin Fahd bin Mahmoud Al Said, H.E. Dr. Madiha bint Ahmed Al Shibaniyah, Chris Breeze
H.H. Sayyid Kamil bin Fahd bin Mahmoud Al Said congratulating a winning team
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