Main Highlights

 

The association’s  mission is to recognize educators, motivate the distinguished amongst them and disseminate the culture of excellence. Since 2006, the Association has achieved the following:

 

Recognition
  • 271 teachers,30 principals and 10 counselors were recognized as winners by Her Majesty Queen Rania in a royal ceremony attended by hundreds of teachers and covered by the media.
  • 35 teachers , 13 princip3 counselor were recognized with certificates of appreciation at Kingdom level.
  • 168 teachers and 15 counselors were recognized with certificates of appreciation at district level.
  • 30 local public and private sector institutions commemorated “World Teachers’ Day”.
  • 830,000 Jordanians from all sectors participated in the campaign “What does a teacher mean to you?” in 2010.
Motivation
  • Five winning principals and 81 winning teachers were awarded university scholarships to continue their postgraduate education. (Master's Degree and Higher Diplomas)
  •  161 winning teachers received higher ranks within their profession, through MoE.
  • 61 teachers were promoted and advanced their careers within MoE.
  • Almost 861 professional development opportunities were granted to winners.
  • 89 teachers were taken an English Course.
Dissemination of the culture of excellence:
Reaching out to:
  • 12 governorates across Jordan.
  • 43 directorates of education in the Kingdom.
  • 1128 supervisors from the Ministry of Education.
  • 2000 school counselors.
  • 3700 school principals.
  • 78,000 teachers.
Establishing and disseminating national criteria for excellence
  • 36% of teachers across the Kingdom directly reviewed the Association’s application forms.
  • 69% of principals across the Kingdom directly reviewed the Association’s application forms.
  • 59% of school counselors  across the Kingdom directly reviewed the Association’s application forms.
  • 2 out of 10 eligible teachers across the Kingdom applied to the Distinguished Teacher Award.
  • 3 out of 10 eligible principals across the Kingdom applied to the Distinguished Principal Award.
  • 1 out 10 eligible school counselors across the Kingdom applied to the Distinguished School Counselor's Award.
60 schools implemented the community project “My Environment is Beautiful” (Be’ati Al-Ajmal).
 
The Association issues comprehensive reports to the below parties:
  1. The Educational Sciences Faculties’ Deans (21 Deans) in public and private universities regarding the comprehensive reports of:
    • The Distinguished Teacher Award (annually).
    • The Distinguished Principal Award (biennially).
    • The Distinguished Councilor Award (biennially).
  2. The Ministry of Education regarding the comprehensive reports of each category of the Association’s Awards as follows:
    • 5 reports for the Distinguished Teacher Award (annually).
    • Two reports for the Distinguished Principal Award (biennially).     
    • One report for the Dist inguished Councilor Award (biennially).
Four local public universities partnered with the Association to adopt its criteria.
450 teachers and educationalists attended the Award’s first conference, held in Aqaba in 2009, to showcase best practices adhered to by distinguished teachers.