- Education in Qatar
Along with the country’s free health care to every citizen, every child has free education from kindergarten through high school. Some universities from the
United Stateshave opened satellite campuses in the country at Education City, Qatar. The universities include Weill Medical College, Carnegie Mellon University, Georgetown University, Virginia Commonwealth University, and Texas A&M University. Universities from Canadainclude College of the North Atlantic-Qatar and the University of Calgary-Qatar. Furthermore, [http://www.stenden.com/en/Pages/default.aspx Stenden University Qatar] has been offering bachelor degree programs for the last 8 years in Doha, Qatar.
The Supreme Education Council
Emir Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani created, by decree number 37, the Supreme Education Council, which includes among its council members the Emir’s wife, Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser Al-Missnad. The council directs and controls education for all levels from the pre-school level through the university level, including the "Education for a New Era" Reform initiative.
Control of Education
Control of education is currently shared between the Ministry of Education and the Supreme Education council. Funding to the Ministry of Education has been reduced and many schools have been transferred to the Supreme Education Council. The Supreme Education Council is trying to improve the quality of secondary schools by creating Independent schools with greater control over their own affairs.
There are a large number of private and international schools. Most expatriates and some Qataris choose to send their children to these schools. These schools include Qatar Academy (IB World School), Doha College (UK curriculum), American School of Doha, The Gulf English School (UK / IB curriculum), Doha Academy, Doha English Speaking School (UK primary curriculum), The International School of Choueifat, The Cambridge School Doha, Dukhan English School, Park House English School, Compass International School (International Primary Curriculum) and more.
Last but not the least, there is a Dutch university in Doha called [http://www.stenden.com/en/stenden/Locations/qatari/Pages/default.aspx Stenden University] (Former CHN University of Professional Education). It has been around in Doha for 8 years. It offers four year bachelor degrees (BBA) in International Hospitality Management, International Business & Management Studies, and Tourism Management. Its programs are fully accredited by Ministry of Education, Qatar.
Education City, Qatar
University of Qatar
* [http://www.english.education.gov.qa/ Supreme Education Council- "Education for a New Era"] [http://www.education.gov.qa/ Arabic]
* [http://www.asiaing.com/post-secondary-education-in-qatar-employer-demand-student-choice-and-options-for-p.html Post-Secondary Education in Qatar: Employer Demand, Student Choice, and Options for Policy]
* [http://www.qatarvisitor.com/index.php?cID=414&pID=1027 Qatar Visitor - List of private schools in Qatar]
* [http://www.sabisstinks.co.nr Criticisms of SABIS Private Schools and the PPP Program in Abu Dhabi] [http://www.sabisstinks.co.nr Criticisms of SABIS Private Schools and the PPP Program in Abu Dhabi]
Links to School & University Websites
* [http://www.qataracademy.edu.qa/ Qatar Academy website]
* [http://www.cisdoha.org/ Compass International School website]
* [http://www.dohacollege.com/ Doha College website]
* [http://www.dess.org/ Doha English Speaking School website]
* [http://www.stenden.com/en/stenden/Locations/qatari/Pages/default.aspx Stenden University website]
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