The activities of the 5th Winter Forum , co-hosted by RCJ in partnership with King Abdullaziz & his Companions Foundation for Giftedness & Creativity (Mawhiba) in JIC was concluded in the presence Abdulaziz Al-Musnad, GM the Public Services Sector, , where this forum aims to train and nominate Saudi teams for The International Science Olympiads 2018.
The concluding ceremony was attended by the Secretary-General of Mawhiba, Dr. Saud Al-Mathami, who sent a thank-you message to the state for its continues support and another one to the parents for their important role in arranging a favorable climate for the students so they could reach such level of excellence and creativity.
Al-Mathami pointed out that one of the objectives for the participation in The International Science Olympiads is to promote students confidence and raise community awareness of science and mathematics and develop competition among the educational process elements. He concluded his speech with a final thank you note to RCJ for hosting and organizing the forum.
Mr. Tariq Salama, Mawhiba Olimpiad Project Manager, reviewed the students achievements in the previous international participations and expressed his pride of the advanced places they achieved. He said “Mawhiba has several tracks for the students such as the national track and the international track for them to enroll in the best international universities beside scholarships.”
The forum embraces 200 participating students from all Kingdom regions, 20 students from the Royal Commission schools in Jubail, 22 trainers in addition to 12 student supervisors from "Mawhiba” and the Ministry of Education is included inwith 11 training halls.
The forum involved 36 admisniterators and trainers and 270 participating students from the various parts of the Kingdom of whom 35 are from the RC with multi disciplines i.e Mathematics, physics, chemistry, science and biology in (12) training rooms at JIC. The students sat for many tests and scientific stimulation to assess the impact and outcomes of training. Results, advanced places winners, and gifted students were announced at the end of the Forum in the mentioned specialties.
It is worth mentioning that the RCJ was keen to organize enrichment programs that contribute to promote the student social personality such as visiting the RC Visitors Center and organize an open day for the participants with various sport and recreational activities.