On 8 March 2014 Cambridge International Examinations, in collaboration with the British Council, hosted the annual Outstanding Learners Awards ceremony in Bangladesh. The awards ceremony was held at The Westin Hotel, Dhaka.
Every year around 4,000 school students take Cambridge International Examinations through the British Council in Bangladesh. The ceremony recognised and congratulated 42 high achieving learners who tool the exams in 2013.
Prof. Dr. A K Azad Chowdhury, Chairman of the University Grants Commission, attended the ceremony as the Chief Guest, delivered a short speech and presented the learners with their prizes and certificates.
Learners, parents and teaching staff from Cambridge schools throughout Bangladesh attended the awards ceremony to celebrate their educational success. Awards were given to those who achieved the highest marks across eight Cambridge O levels and IGCSEs, 4 AS Levels and 3 A Levels and under the categories of Top in the World, Top in Bangladesh and High Achievement in Cambridge O Level, IGCSE and A Level.
From the British Council, Steve Adams, Director of Examination Services South Asia and Deep Adhikari, Director of Examinations in Bangladesh were present at the event. On behalf of Cambridge International Examinations, William Bickerdike, Regional Manager, South Asia and Suzy Chowdhury, Schools Development Manager, Bangladesh were present as special guests.