Qatar University (QU) celebrated the second edition of Qatar Math Day in the presence of officials from the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, the university and experts from inside and outside the country, along with 300 teachers, faculty, researchers and students of various universities within the country.
The event included lectures and various other activities that focused on the latest developments in the teaching of mathematics and ways to employ the correct educational methods to advance the process of education and research in teaching math in state schools and universities.
HE the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education Dr Ibrahim al-Nuaimi said that Qatar Math Day is an annual gathering to display the latest trends, models and developments in the field of mathematics education and learning, in addition to encouraging distinguished initiatives and practices concerned with this specialisation in the educational field.
He stressed that this event comes within the distinguished partnership between the Ministry of Education and Higher Education and QU to support efforts and exchange experiences between researchers and specialists in the field of mathematics education.
Assistant Professor and Head of the Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics at the College of Arts and Sciences at QU Dr Tamader al-Maadeed said that celebration of Math Day is drawn from Qatar National Vision 2030, which calls for providing an educational level that meets the aspirations of students according to the needs of the current and future labour market.
Head of Mathematics Department at the Department of Educational Guidance at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education Latifa al-Hardan said that the Ministry has been building multiple and diverse partnerships at all educational and scientific levels in a way that contributes to achieving Qatar National Vision 2030.
She noted that Qatar Math Day is an annual forum that aims to develop scientific thought and spread intellectual knowledge.
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