German, French language diploma holders honoured in Oman

Oman Tuesday 24/May/2016 23:16 PM
By: Times News Service
German, French language diploma holders honoured in Oman

Muscat: General diploma students of German and French languages were honoured by the Ministry of Education (MoE), recently.
The ceremony took place in the presence of Dr Hamoud Al Harthi, undersecretary of the Ministry for teaching and curriculum, at the Ministry auditorium in Al Wattayyah.
It was attended by Hanz Christian Vonerbibenz, ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Sultanate, and Rolan Dobbetran, ambassador of France to the Sultanate, and Dr Hamad Al Busaidi, director general of the Directorate General of Curriculum Development, and a number of Director Generals of Educational provinces applying the teaching of French and German Languages, directors of departments at the Ministry, members of the project, and parents of the honoured students.
It began with a visual presentation of stages of applying the teaching of German and French experience, and the challenges encountered during the application.
After that, the honoured students gave a theatrical performance that tackled the importance of learning languages in human life.
At the end of the ceremony, the patron of the event honoured the successful students and distributed the certificates to them. Students of the current academic year (2015-2016) were honoured with the certificate (Fit in Deutsch) in the German language and in the French language the certificate (DELF).
The ambassadors also honoured the teachers of the two subjects. The Ministry’s interest in the teaching of foreign languages stems from the principles of the philosophy of education in the Sultanate, and aims to build Oman’s human capabilities in light of the reality of contemporary life; to be able to interact positively with the current developments and those of the future.