Qatar Foundation has unveiled a new vision for its higher education ecosystem – designed to make it more innovative, collaborative, and equipped to ensure Qatar’s youth have the skills to succeed in the jobs of the future.
International experts highlighted the challenges in higher education at an online panel hosted Monday by Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) to discuss a Qatar Foundation-commissioned research report.
The first meeting of the Joint Working Group of Qatar and Malaysia on Monday discussed co-operation in higher secondary education and issues prevailing in the sector.
The Ministry of Education and Higher Education received more than 750 applications for the government scholarships, according to the official website.
About 67% of Qatar's higher education graduates are women, said HE the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Lolwah Alkhater.
Germany is exploring the chances of setting up a higher level educational institute or university in Qatar, ambassador Hans-Udo Muzel said on Monday.
The inclusion of QU in the THE Emerging Economies University Rankings is a "significant achievement, meaning it is one of the top 378 institutions in the 42 countries included in the ranking", the university said.
Dr Sheikha Aisha bint Faleh al-Thani, founder and chairperson of the Al Faleh Group, and Prof Sir Ian Diamond, principal and vice chancellor of the University of Aberdeen, co-hosted the opening ceremony.
The Ministry of Education and Higher Education revealed the Qatarisation of nearly 80% of the senior and middle positions in public schools at the level of academic and administrative deputies and co-ordinators.
Qatar University (QU) has been placed 77 in the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings 2017. The list ranks the 300 top universities in the Asia region.