Partnership to further boost the students and teachers’ digital literacy and expertise
UAE, May 26, 2014 – Qatar International School, one of the pioneering British schools in Qatar, and ICDL GCC Foundation, an organization that promotes digital skills and cyber safety across the Gulf region and Iraq, have signed an annual accreditation agreement aimed at implementing the requirements and standards of the ICDL certification program at the academic institution. Under the terms of agreement, the Doha-based school will now be able to administer examinations to students and teachers who want to take up the ICDL Certification. Continue reading “Qatar International School endorses ICDL Certification Program”
Region’s Tech-Savvy Talent on Show in Qatar
Qatar, February 4th, 2014 – The winners of the 2014 Arab Mobile Learning Challenge (AMAC) have been announced at an event in Doha. The winning team, “Loujie” from the UAE has won US$50,000. The second prize of US$30,000 went to the “Crowd Analyzer” team also from the UAE, and the third prize of US$20,000 has been won by Jordan’s “Markabaty” team.
The competition was open to young people from across five countries in the Middle East and North Africa – the UAE, Jordan, Tunisia, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. One team from each of these countries has won an opportunity to compete at the World Mobile Congress, which will take place in Barcelona later this year. These teams included “iCaps” from the UAE, “The Pen” from Jordan, “Grandfit” from Tunisia, “Baharat” from Saudi Arabia and “Eductechno2” from Qatar.
Continue reading “Final of the Arab Mobile App Challenge in Doha showcases Region’s Entrepreneurial Talent”
Pearson and ScorePlus to provide programmes that will help overcome learning challenges in Qatar
Doha, Qatar, 1st September 2013 – Pearson, the world’s largest education company, and StudyPlus, a subsidiary of ScorePlus Middle East, have announced a partnership which will see thousands of school children in Qatar provided with state-of-the-art learning programmes at their newly established Centre at Al Saad Doha.
The programmes cover key areas in Qatar’s mathematics, literacy and English language curricula and have been specially developed to overcome the learning challenges commonly faced by students in these areas. Continue reading “Qatari Students to Benefit from New Learning Resources”
Policy Consistency and the Growth of Nations
Qatar, March 9th, 2013 – Ilker Baybars, Dean of Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, will host Dr. Finn Kydland in Doha as part of the Richard M. Cyert Distinguished Lecture Series in Business Management. Dr. Kydland holds the Richard P. Simmons Distinguished Professorship at Carnegie Mellon University, where he earned his Ph.D. He is also the Henley Professor of Economics at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Carnegie Mellon alumnus Dr. Kydland was the joint recipient of the 2004 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, together with Edward C. Prescott. The pair was recognized “for their contributions to dynamic macroeconomics: the time consistency of economic policy and the driving forces behind business cycles.”
Qatar, March 24th, 2012 – The Arab world needs a clear strategy in order to participate on the international stage. WISE is not only a launching pad for this, but serves to find critical solutions in order to achieve the goal of education for all.
Informative video about Qatar University.
The Qatar University College of Pharmacy presents the 2009 White Coat ceremony and Canadian accreditation celebration!
Sidra Medical and Research Center will be an ultra modern, all-digital academic medical center designed and planned according to the highest international standards in health science. It will offer specialty care for women and children.