DUBAI – Two faculties from the Center East have been adjudged as regional winners of the 2019 Child Witness Information (KWN) Contest organized by Panasonic.
UAE’s Elite Personal Faculty topped the award’s Senior Class whereas Pakistan’s The Metropolis Faculty shone brightest within the Junior Class. Each faculties earned the suitable to signify the Center East and compete for prime plums in KWN International Summit 2019, which can be held in Tokyo, Japan in July.
KWN is a global video training program supported by Panasonic that goals to stimulate youngsters’s creativity, construct communication abilities and foster teamwork by unique video manufacturing. Opened to main and secondary college college students throughout the Center East, this yr’s version of KWN inspired members to provide you with video ideas – information, documentary or drama – that replicate ‘The World By means of Their Eyes’. The five-minute human-interest movies touched on themes vital to the scholars and their respective communities, equivalent to Surroundings, Communication or Sports activities.
Panasonic obtained video entries from nations throughout the Center East, together with the UAE, Pakistan and Oman. The KWN regional contest jury, composed of Panasonic officers, who selected the successful movies in keeping with their creative advantage and total affect, in addition to primarily based on simplicity and directness that characterised the youngsters’s work.
Honey Sanadhya, Assistant Supervisor – Company Communications, PMMAF, thanked all of the members who entered the competitors, citing that the rising variety of faculties becoming a member of KWN guarantees a brighter future for all.
“We had an distinctive turnout this yr and all the scholars demonstrated extraordinary expertise in video manufacturing. KWN is a singular program, which successfully makes use of know-how as a studying device and to empower youngsters as energetic members of the group. Its core aim of nurturing a deeper consciousness and understating of worldwide points amongst youngsters is essential in serving to form the youth grow to be compassionate world residents dedicated to creating a distinction and making this world a greater place to reside in,” Sanadhya commented.
The successful staff from The Elite Personal Faculty is comprised of eight staff members. They produced the video titled Mirage, to boost consciousness on the affect of extreme use of social media and FOMO (worry of lacking out) & Narcissism amongst youngsters. In the meantime, The Metropolis Faculty selected to ship out an inspiring message about world warming with their video titled Earth Has Fever. The regional champs for the Junior Class had 12 staff members.
Greater than 183,450 youngsters all over the world have participated within the KWN program because it first started within the U.S. in 1989. In 2004, the competitors grew to become world with the creation of a global class, and with this system kicking off within the Center East area. In line with this rising variety of taking part nations/areas, the KWN International Contest has been held yearly since 2008.
“The creativity proven by youngsters getting into the KWN Contest yr after yr is unimaginable. We're honoured to rejoice the abilities of those youngsters on the similar time, glad that we're in a position to strengthen Panasonic’s dedication of making ‘A Higher Life, A Higher World’. We stay up for organizing extra KWN contests in order that we assist extra youngsters grow to be energetic residents and learners,” Sanadhya added.