The Ministry of Education through the Department of Schools, Department of Examinations, Private Education Section and Special Education Unit with the cooperation of Cambridge Assessment International Education CAIE has held the Ministry of Education Excellent Students Award Ceremony 2019. The two-day event took place on 13th January afternoon, and continues on the 14th January. The awards act as recognition, appreciation and encouragement to students who excel in academic fields, especially public examinations. The event takes place at the Chancellor Hall, Universiti Brunei Darussalam.
The awards were presented by Datin Seri Paduka Dr. Hajah Romaizah binti Haji Mohd Salleh, Deputy Minister of Education. 121 students from government and private secondary schools, colleges and Sixth Form Centres in the country received awards in categories such as the Cambridge Outstanding Achiever Awards - 'A' Level; Cambridge Outstanding Achiever Awards - 'AS' Level; Brunei Cambridge-GCE 'A' Level Awards; International Baccalaureate, IB Awards; and Brunei Cambridge Special Education Awards - GCE 'A' Level.
The first session of the awards ceremony was for excellent students in Brunei Cambridge G.C.E 'A' Level, International Baccalaureate, IB and Brunei Cambridge G.C.E 'AS' Level October/November 2019. The awards are also an appreciation to parents and guardians who provide assistance and support to the students.