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'Covid infection very low among students'

'Covid infection very low among students'

The number of Covid-19 infections among school students is very few given the number of students who go to school, top health official Dr Abdullatif al-Khal told Qatar TV on Wednesday.

Going to school benefits students on many fronts

Going to school benefits students on many fronts

The decision to implement the 50% rotating education system where all students have to attend schools every other week is in response to the demand of many parents who have discovered the shortcomings of remote learning, a senior official of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education told Qatar

Ministry of Education approves rotating attendance system for school students

Ministry of Education approves rotating attendance system for school students

Based on the public health indicators related to Covid-19 and the continuous monitoring and evaluation of the educational process in light of the pandemic, and within the framework of the general situation data.

Covid-19 prevention at schools a success

Covid-19 prevention at schools a success

Most of the Covid-19 cases discovered at schools in Qatar, came often from outside, Dr Yousef al-Maslamani, medical director of Hamad General Hospital, told Qatar TV yesterday.

Midterm examinations begin

Midterm examinations begin

The Semester 1 midterm examinations for the 2020/21 academic year began on Sunday amid the observance of a set of precautionary measures to ensure the safety of students.

MoPH reveals vision screening survey of school students

MoPH reveals vision screening survey of school students

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has announced results of the vision screening survey for school students for the year 2019-2020. The survey detected that rates of abnormal visual acuity (visual acuity less than 6/6) among government and private school students, were 12.24% and 21.34% respectively.

More French schools closed after virus cases detected

More French schools closed after virus cases detected

More French schools have closed after multiple students tested positive for Covid-19 while a further 2,100 individual classes have also been called off, Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer said today.

Millions return to school in Italy after virus closure

Millions return to school in Italy after virus closure

Millions of Italian children returned to the classroom today as most schools reopened more than six months after they were closed to curb the coronavirus pandemic.

Meeting discusses evaluation updates for schools

Meeting discusses evaluation updates for schools

The Schools Evaluation Department in the Ministry of Education and Higher Education's (MoEHE) Evaluation Affairs Sector today held a virtual meeting over Microsoft Teams with representatives of 150 private schools operating in Qatar.

Blended Learning plan successful, says ministry

Blended Learning plan successful, says ministry

The Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MoEHE) stressed on Friday that the 'Blended Learning' plan adopted for the current academic year is being implemented as scheduled ...

Schools safe for children, officials assure parents

Schools safe for children, officials assure parents

The number of Covid-19 cases in schools is "very few" and there is no cause for any fear or anxiety, and parents can rest assured that their children are in safe hands.

Barwa Real Estate, Ashghal to develop eight schools as part of PPP deal

Barwa Real Estate, Ashghal to develop eight schools as part of PPP deal

Barwa Real Estate Group and the Public Works Authority (Ashghal) have signed a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) agreement for projects that would benefit the education sector.