Indian Consul General opens EDEX 2017 at IISJ


Saudi Gazette

– Having the freedom to imagine and to make it a reality is the source of every human achievement. When students are given opportunity to learn more than book knowledge, it is where their imaginations turn into reality.

Such a platform was inaugurated by Indian Consul General Md. Noor Rahman Sheikh at the Indian International School Jeddah Girls’ Section and the two days Educational Exhibition (EDEX) received widespread praise from parents and guests for the students, who displayed innovative skills, while extolling their confidence along with the efforts and teamwork. All contributed — students, parents and staff of IISJ girls section — in making it a success.

EDEX’s starting point was the landforms of the world. The girls displayed their knowledge and creativity by highlighting different plantation crops, landforms in present landscapes and its impact on human life, and gift of Nile.

“EDEX is a great initiative to display the best ability of students,” remarked Sheikh. “I am amazed by the civilization model of Ancient Egypt along the Nile and how it shows the plantation, history, prosperity and civil aspects of Ancient Egypt,” he added.

The Consul General congratulated the students and IISJ for successfully organizing the event on such a great level. He appreciated the parents and the community for their support. “These learning and demonstrative skills adapts to general awareness of young learners which in turn boost confidence of students.”

He suggested that such activities should be expanded and supported. The wife of Consul General Dr. Nazneen appreciated the teachers and students for organizing such an attractive event. “It is an innovative task which provides knowledge to visitors. We can see maps, landform, cultivation and culture,” she said, adding,” I loved how the students have displayed the culture of Rajasthan, and the ‘gumhaar’ dance.”

Dr. Nazneen acknowledged the hard work in every single detail of the exhibition and lauded the students, especially, for their imagination and initiative that was given shape and life with the help of their teachers and parents.

More than 500 students showcased still and working models with their inventive and creative skills covering all major subject areas; Language and Literature, Commerce and Business studies, Biology and Life Science, Web Technology, Mathematics, Multimedia, Social Sciences, Saudi Arabian Culture and Islamic Studies, Art and Photography.