Twenty two of ITHS students have been awarded by EDEXCEL on May3rd, 2014.The criteria set for the selection of awardees were quite challanging .Students achieved at least 7’A’ Grades and above in one sitting in International GCSE, and 4’A’ Grades and above in one sitting in A Level have been awarded with Certificate of High Achievement.
Edexcel, the largest awarding body in the UK and a part of Pearson Company conducted its’ second Academic Award Ceremony for the students who achieved outstanding results in their International GCSE and GCE A Level examinations in 2013.
One of the awardees of Int’l Turkish Hope School,RagibMostafa, student of Class 11, thanked his family and teachers for their support in achieving outstanding results in the International GCSE examinations in which he earned 11 A*'s in one sitting. Ragib also achieved the World’sHighest and Country Highest Marks in International GCSE Mathematics examinations.
ZarinTasneemhas been awarded as country highest achiever in Commerce.
MasudOrazgot the country highest in Turkish.
Prof. Dr. Gowher Rizvi, International Relation Affairs Adviser to the Honorable Prime Minister was present in the Award Ceremony as the Chief Guest and distributed the certificates. Mr. Nick Low, Acting British High Comissioner, Mr. Brendan McSharry, Acting Director British Council, Mr. Simon Young, Regional Director, South East Asia, Pearson Edexcel also spoke on the occasion attended by more than 1300 students, tecahers and parents.
Country Manager of Edexcel Bangladesh Mr. Saidur Rahman highligted its’ activities.
Prof Dr. Gowher Rizvi, in his speech said, recognizing the outstanding achievement of these brilliant students will work as a great encouragment for their future study and career through which, our country can be benefitted. He also said that our country needs more scientists, the doctors and more researchers who can help develop the economy of Bangladesh and change the quality of lives. He also added that we all need to come forward and think how we can improve the quality of education in our rural area for poor people who can also take the advantage of this quality education.
Bangladesh is one of the key countries where large number of students sit Edexcel qualifications and every year many of them go for higher studies in the world’s most prestigious Universities such as Harvard, Cambridge, MIT, Stanford, UCL etc every year. A large number of these students are also studying in both public and private univeristies in Bangladesh.
Among others Mr. Deep Adhikary, CountryExaminations Manager, British Council, Mr. Saidur Rahman, Country Manager, Edexcel Bangladesh and Mr. Abdullah Liton, Regional Development Manager of Edexcel were present in the occasion.