IAHCP Education Academy Candidate of the Year Award 2016

Maria Jana Kingsley-Godwin, winner of the 2016 Exceptional Candidate of the Year Award.

Maria Jana Kingsley-Godwin was named the IAHCP Education Academy Exceptional Candidate of the year for the 7th consecutive year.  The IAHCP Society Council and Committee panel selected Miss Kingsley-Godwin for the award after high quality competitions involving other candidates at the Centre.


Maria Jana joined our special educational programme in 2008 as an Exceptionally Gifted and Talented Person.  She had achieved high level education since then and had progressed significantly in her academic work, including in other social activities at our centre and at other institutions that she attends. 


Maria Jana continued to be the youngest candidate in our centre to achieve high levels and exceptional performances at GCSE and A level subjects from the age of 9.  She is the youngest candidate in our Applied Sciences in Health Care and the Higher Professional Development Course at the age of 10, where she has been working with other candidates who are over 18 years of age.  She had continued to be top of that class and she has completed the Advanced Higher Professional Development Course in Medicine and Healthcare – Level 7, Masers Degree equivalent in July 2016.  She is currently undertaking the Higher Advanced Higher Professional Development Course – Level 8, PhD equivalent, researching into the matters in chronic diseases in the community, including looking into the public health, medical and surgical aspects in the management of chronic diseases in society.


Again Maria Jana Kingsley-Godwin, at the age of 12 had achieved straight distinctions in the recent assessments in the Postgraduate Diploma, Master’s Degree Level 7 equivalent course, in Medicine and Healthcare Studies in July 2016.


In addition, Maria Jana is also a young student, undertaking the BSc (Hons) Degree in Natural Sciences at the Open University, UK.  She has also achieved good grades in her assessments at the University.


Maria Jana is planning to continue her studies in Medicine from September 2016.  She is a competent researcher, author and medical writer.  She has published many books, articles and presented her research projects at various international medical conferences.


In accepting her award from Dr Julie Burns, the IAHCP Education Academy Registrar, Maria Jana said ‘I am very honoured to receive this award for the 7th time.  I have continued to enjoy my studies at the Centre since 2008, and I am very motivated, and I have the continued enthusiasm to achieve more in the areas of medicine and healthcare studies.  I particularly enjoyed undertaking the Postgraduate Diploma, Master’s degree Level 7 Programme in Medicine and Healthcare, as it helped me in my medical research projects and publications”.  


 Dr Julie Burns, the IAHCP Education Academy Centre Registrar described Maria Jana as “a genius”, and she further stated that ‘young and extremely gifted, and exceptional students like Maria Jana are very unique and hard to find nowadays’.  Dr Burns also commented that ‘Maria Jana is an inspiration to young people around the World for her great achievements, motivation and enthusiasm for learning’.


 Maria Jana also said that while she will be studying medicine, she also said that she will continue to write and publish the 5th and 6th editions of her books in English Literature, medicine and healthcare issues.


Once again, many congratulations to Maria Jana Kingsley-Godwin!


For more information on the work of Maria Jana, please visit her Website at www.mariajana.co.uk .


Mrs Mary Martin

Head of English and Manager of Exceptional Education Section




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