Her Excellency Dr. Amal Al Qubaisi, Abu Dhabi Education Council’s (ADEC’s) Director General, accompanied by His Excellency Mr. Mohamed Salem Al Dhaheri, School Operations Executive Director, visited Grade 12 Literature stream students who started their first term examinations today.
A total number of 11,580 students in the Grade 12 Literature stream started with a History Exam today across public, private (MoE) schools, Adult Education and Home Schools. Their examinations will continue until December 18th 2014.
The total number of Grade 12 students across the Emirate of Abu Dhabi sitting for the examinations is 9,445 with 1,346 Science Stream Male Students, and 3,226 Literature Male Students; and 1,501 Science Stream Female Students and 3,372 Literature Female Students.
Science Stream students across public, private, adult education and home schools, who amount to 4,670 students, will start their examinations on December 9th till December 18th 2014.
During her tour to the schools today, Dr. Al Qubaisi stressed that ADEC encourages students to work hard in order to enter reputable universities. She explained that students should thrive for continous improvement in order to reach their desired career paths and that examinations encourage interactivity and integration among students, traits that ADEC looks forward to develop among its youth.
Her Excellency lauded the role of teachers, administrators and examination committees who have done a great job in offering students a relaxing and quiet atmosphere during examinations, this helps students become more focused. She also spoke to school leaders about the attendance and absence of students, as well as the status of the examination process.
Dr. Al Qubaisi spoke to various students about their impression with the examination questions for trimester one, as well as encouraged them to invest their time in the most fruitful way possible while preparing for exams.
She called upon students to concentrate during examinations and asked parents to encourage and support their children through constant engagement.