02/03/2012

Knowledge Oman awarded “Outstanding Contribution to Education” Award

 

KnowledgeOman.com, the leading community and knowledge sharing initiative in the Sultanate, has been honoured with the “Outstanding Contribution to the Cause of Education Award” at World HRD Congress 2012, held in Mumbai, India. The prestigious award presented to KnowledgeOman.com consisted of a trophy and a citation commending on the excellence contribution rendered to the community and academia towards education development in Oman.

Tariq Hilal Al-Barwani, founder and president of KnowledgeOman.com, represented the team and received the accolade at the event that attracted top educational institutions from over 60 countries around the world.

“It is of great pleasure and pride to everyone at KnowledgeOman.com to be recognized globally and to receive this prestigious award from one of the foremost platforms that brings the best organizations under one roof to celebrate achievements from all over the world” noted Tariq

The award program recognizes the contributions of organizations whose unique efforts have contributed by impacting the education of students in the country. Awards distributed during the event for different categories are the most prestigious award an individual so as organizations can receive at the World HRD Congress. The awards of the noblest stature were designed to be presented to individuals and institutions that have excelled in diverse ways, especially in the areas of academic leadership, innovation, industry, among others.

The World HRD Congress is nonprofit body that is run and managed virtually by professionals who have a full time job and passion to make a difference to the community. The award winners are selected by a Global Research Cell. This Cell constitutes professionals from different parts of the world whom actively monitor the progress and achievement organizations undertake towards education development.

KnowledgeOman.com, established in April 2008, has been actively since inception creating programs and engaging with academic institution to promote knowledge across the Sultanate. Knowledge Oman has visited and presented seminars and sessions at Indian School, Muscat College, the German University of Technology, Khimji Training Institute, Muscat Private School, Deslie Training Institute, Shatti Qurum School, Muscat Private School, Nizwa Higher College of Technology, Nizwa Applied Sciences College, Sultan Qaboos University, the Middle East College of Information Technology, Muscat Higher College of Technology, the Modern College of Business and Science, Musaana Higher College of Technology, the University of Dhofar, Omani Society for Educational Technologyand the Open Arab University.

Knowledge Oman is committed to spreading knowledge and free education across the country through various projects and volunteer-driven initiatives. In 2009, KnowledgeOman was awarded international standard web technology for the website, and in 2010 KnowledgeOman was awarded Brand Leadership award for its community initiatives.