Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, recently witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Khalifa Student Empowerment Program “Aqdar” and Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC). The MoU aims to activate the National Charter for Students’ Awareness.
According to the MoU, a joint committee will be established between both sides to oversee the implementation of the provisions, and to ensure the adoption of the “National Charter” as an essential reference to unify awareness and prevention messages intended for students and make sure they are used at the different schools affiliated to ADEC.
The signing ceremony took place at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ). The MoU was signed by H.E. Dr. Mugheer Khamis Al Khaiaili, Chairman of the Health Authority- Abu Dhabi (HAAD), Acting Director General at the Abu Dhabi Education Council and Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and Chairman of the Higher Committee for the Khalifa Student Empowerment Program “Aqdar”.
H.E. Dr. Mugheer Khamis Al Khaiaili, (HAAD), and Acting Director General at the Abu Dhabi Education Council, stressed that the education sector enjoys considerable support from the wise leadership. “The leadership constantly dedicated unrelenting follow-up to students, so as to nurture a distinguished generation of leaders, who would contribute to drive the development process forward and maintain the national gains,” he said. Moreover, His Excellency pointed out that the Khalifa Student Empowerment Program “Aqdar” embodies this support, which is in line with the vision to prepare a conscious and well-educated generation.
Additionally, Dr. Al Khaiaili indicated that through the joint cooperation with the Ministry of Interior, ADEC will work to integrate and introduce Khalifa Student Empowerment Program’s topics in schools curriculum, in line with the objectives and policies of the educational curricula. “ADEC will also take part in the organization of various events and activities; and consolidate cooperation and integration mechanisms, in accordance with common goals between the two parties. It will also hold joint periodical meetings to standardize the awareness and guidance content designed for student, and learn about the latest developments and mechanisms to incorporate this content into the educational system,” he said.