6/1/14

Qatar International School endorses ICDL certification program.



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.

2/4/14

Final of the Arab Mobile App Challenge in Doha showcases region’s entrepreneurial talent.

Region’s Tech-Savvy Talent on Show in Qatar

Doha, Qatar, 4th February, 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.

9/1/13

Qatari Students to Benefit from New Learning Resources

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.

3/9/13

Dr. Finn Kydland, Nobel Laureate - Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (video)

Policy Consistency and the Growth of Nations
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."

3/24/12

Her Highness Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser, Chairperson, Qatar Foundation (2010 WISE -video)

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. 


3/21/12

Qatar University (video)


Informative video about Qatar University.

Qatar University: College of Pharmacy 2009 White Coat Celebration


The Qatar University College of Pharmacy presents the 2009 White Coat ceremony and Canadian accreditation celebration!