Qatar Charity (QC) launched the seventh edition of the Future Writers programme, which focuses on developing creative writing skills among schools and university students. The programme will have the participation of 241 schools for boys and girls, in addition to Audio Education Complex, Qatar University, Doha Institute for Graduate Studies, Community College of Qatar, Lusail University, and the universities of the Education City.
Abdulrahman al-Hajri, director of the Local Programmes and Community department at QC, said the programme focuses on contributing to cultural development by discovering and nurturing creative and literary talents.
The number of participants over the past six years has reached 7,650 male and female students from schools and universities, including those with special needs. The number of winners in the programme's competitions has reached 120. Maryam al-Emadi, director of the Educational Guidance Department at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, said the ministry seeks to improve student talents in the world of creativity and writing and discovering latent talents.
Isa Abdullah, director of Planning and Programmes at the Qatari Forum for Authors affiliated to Ministry of Culture, expressed his pride in the continued success of the 'Future Writers” programme.
Muna Alkhuzaei, director of Marketing and Communication Relations at Dukhan Bank, the sponsor of the programme, said: “At the bank, we believe in the importance of supporting the capabilities of the younger generations, assisting them in developing their skills, and achieving their future hopes and goals.”
Abdullah Hamed al-Mulla, director of Student Activities at Qatar University, added that such a programme aims to graduate generations with depth of knowledge and skills.
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