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Minister: Schools to be closed during 2022 World Cup

Minister: Schools to be closed during 2022 World Cup

The Education Ministry will grant students leave during the 2022 FIFA World Cup, HE the Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Mohamed Abdul Wahed Ali al-Hammadi has announced.

PM checks on educational process in schools

PM checks on educational process in schools

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani visited a number of public schools to monitor the progress of the educational process for the academic year 2018-19.

Eyesight of 25% students in private schools 'below normal'

Eyesight of 25% students in private schools 'below normal'

The survey, done by MoPH, covered students in first, third and fifth grade as well as students in first and second preparatory classes.

School environment 'should be attractive to students, teachers'

School environment 'should be attractive to students, teachers'

The Minister also highlighted the need to abide by school regulations that have been developed for the benefit of students and to help improve their academic performance.

UN schools for Palestinians reopen despite US funding cut

UN schools for Palestinians reopen despite US funding cut

Children wearing chequered uniforms and backpacks thronged schools across the Palestinian territories for the first classes of the new school year.

Government to allot land for five more private schools

Government to allot land for five more private schools

The ministry said government land will be allocated for a new batch of five schools in Al Wukair, Umm Al Qarn and Al Khor areas.

103 schools shut in central Afghanistan due to Taliban threats

103 schools shut in central Afghanistan due to Taliban threats

Pupils at 103 schools in Afghanistan's central province of Logar could not go to school on Saturday as education facilities were closed due to Taliban threats, an official said.

Heavy rains disrupt traffic, trains and schools in Mumbai

Heavy rains disrupt traffic, trains and schools in Mumbai

Weather officials warned that heavy rainfall was expected for the next four days.

Agreement signed to build second campus of DPS-MIS

Agreement signed to build second campus of DPS-MIS

The school's patron Aisha bint Mohamed bin Hammam al-Abdulla and Al Muftah Group managing director Ibrahim al-Muftah signed agreements.

At least one hurt in school shooting near Los Angeles

At least one hurt in school shooting near Los Angeles

Police in California arrested a man after reports of shootings at two schools near Los Angeles on Friday, the local sheriff's department and education officials said.

Sheikha Al Mayassa attends QM’s workshop for teachers

Sheikha Al Mayassa attends QM’s workshop for teachers

Qatar Museums (QM) chairperson HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani has attended an education workshop, engaging the independent school teachers in a discussion about their various programmes.

Korean fire noodle challenge stirs interest in Qatar

Korean fire noodle challenge stirs interest in Qatar

The three-day event, which started on Thursday and concludes today, aims to further promote Korean products in the country.