The winners of the Teacher of the Year 2021 contest were honored in Turkmenistan. The ceremony took place in the auditorium of the D. Azadi Turkmen National Institute of World Languages. The contest was initiated by the Ministry of Education.
To prove their skills and professionalism 25 teachers from all universities operating in the country volunteered. One from each institution. Seven of them were winners and prize-winners.
The Grand Prix was awarded to Gurbanguly Muradova, senior teacher at the D. Azadi Turkmen National Institute of World Languages. The first place was awarded to Oguljan Atdaeva, senior teacher at the Turkmen State Institute of Economics and Management.
The second place was shared by Jumadurdy Annaorazov, a senior lecturer at the Makhtumkuli State University of Turkmenistan and a lecturer at the M. Garryev State Medical University, Orazgylych Orazgylyjev, a candidate of medical sciences.
The third position on the podium was taken by Nurmukhammet Mukhammedov, a teacher at Turkmenistan's Institute of the Interior, Ejegul Berdiyeva, a senior lecturer at Turkmenistan's Institute of Telecommunications and Informatics and candidate of chemical sciences, and Chinar Hojamukhammedova, a teacher at the Turkmen State Institute of Architecture and Construction.
The winners were awarded diplomas and presentations.
The review took place from May 27 to 29 at the Turkmen State Institute of Economics and Management. It included three stages. The first stage assessed the educational and scientific activities of the contestants. The second stage assessed the skills of teachers, the organization of classes, the ability to motivate students, the way of delivering the material, etc. During the third stage the level of knowledge of legislation in the educational sphere, modern requirements and key areas of the educational process was tested. The stage was held in a question-and-answer format.
The contestants were judged by a jury composed of representatives of the Ministry of Education of Turkmenistan, the Academy of Sciences of Turkmenistan and a number of scientific and educational national publications.
Source and photo: turkmenistan.gov.tm