Pakistan (Muhammad Yasir)
In order to reward students who achieved outstanding results in their iprimary, International GCSE and A Level examination in year 2022, Pearson and British Council Pakistan hosted Outstanding Pearson Learners Award Ceremony here today.
To improve education in Pakistan and provide conducive environment of teaching and learning in the country, The United Kingdom’s largest awarding organisation offering academic and vocational qualifications, Pearson is always in the first row.
The Pearson High Achievers award ceremony was honoured by Ms. Kathryn Booth, Director Pearson Schools Qualifications, Middle East, North Africa, Pakistan and Turkey, Mr. Amir Ramzan, Country Director British Council Pakistan, Osman Iqbal Director Examinations, British Council, representatives of Pearson and British Council, high achievers including teachers, parents and distinguished guests.
This year, over 118 students received Outstanding Pearson Learners Award in four different categories including Highest Mark Internationally, Highest in Asia, Highest Mark Pakistan and province, and High Achievement Max grades. Pearson and British Council also recongnises the efforts of the Teachers who are actually behind the success of these young learners
Ms. Kathryn Booth-Director Pearson Schools Qualifications, Middle East, North Africa, Pakistan and Turkey congratulated the high achievers, teachers and their families and appreciated the efforts of teachers and students for academic excellence. She said that, the UK Government is making efforts to ensure foreign qualifications opportunities for Pakistani students. The qualifications offered by Pearson-Edexcel are further strengthening the academic standards in the country. We are pleased to have invested in infrastructure and free teacher training programmes and resources to support teachers and learners.
Mr. Amir Ramzan, Country Director British Council Pakistan said, the High Achievers Awards Ceremony is a special occasion, which provides an opportunity to recognise and celebrate the extraordinary achievements of talented students in Pakistan. The students recognised today have achieved results that compare well with students all over the world; students in Pakistan have been achieving outstanding results consistently over the years.
In a virtual address, Ms. Emma Wale, Vice President Pearson School Qualifications said that, this is incredible achievement by the students, they have shown tremendous commitment and dedication to their studies. We are particularly grateful to the British Council for their valued support in delivering our qualifications in Pakistan.