Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Qatar- Agreement signed to train teachers  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - The Peninsula - 21/04/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Teach For Qatar, a non-governmental organisation that re-invests young talent in the public education system, has joined hands with key partners to train youth to become teachers.

Memoranda of understanding were signed to this effect between Supreme Education Council (SEC), Qatar Petroleum (QP), and Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF).

The MoUs were signed by

H E Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al Thani, Chairperson of TFQ, with H E Dr Mohammed Abdul Wahed Al Hammadi, Minister of Education and Higher Education (on behalf of SEC), H E Dr Mohamed bin Saleh Al Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry (on behalf of QP), and Engineer Saad Al Muhannadi, President of Qatar Foundation.

"Teach For Qatar, alongside our partners, is seeking young people, academic achievers, and talented professionals to become transformational leaders in the classroom and the community," said Sheikha Hind. "Thanks to the support of these notable institutions, we can inspire exceptional graduates and young professionals to be part of the solution." Speaking on the significance of the agreement with TFQ, Dr Hammadi, said, "TFQ's goals are in line with the strategic aims of the Supreme Education Council, in reinstating nationwide respect for the field of teaching. We are working tirelessly in recruiting Qatar's top talent to join this group of teachers, which will have a tremendous impact on Qatar's future generations."

TFQ is an NGO that attracts young leaders from various backgrounds and specialisations, provides them with rigorous training, and then placeshem as teachers in independent schools across Qatar for a two year 'fellowship'. Fellows continue to receive training, mentorship, and regular reviews throughout their full-time teaching jobs.


Upon completion of the two-year teaching placement, Fellows can continue to contribute to the development of Qatar's education system through career pathways developed by TFQ alongside Qatari institutions across various sectors.

Dr Al Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry and Chairman of Qatar Petroleum expressed QP's pride in supporting the Teach For Qatar mission. He said, "We hope that this agreement would enable young professionals with knowledge and skills to help enhance Qatar's educational system, and to actively contribute to the efforts for sustained development".

We encourage all those interested to take part in this initiative, and we are fully committed to raising awareness about it within Qatar's energy sector," Dr Al Sada added.

Qatar Foundation will work closely with TFQ to provide fellows with access to their expertise and to their unique model of shared services. Al Muhannadi said, "Qatar Foundation is extremely honoured and privileged to be joining this exciting initiative by providing Teach for Qatar guidance, support and expertise as part of overall efforts to further strengthen the public education system in Qatar."

TFQ fellows will also benefit from the training programmes as well as QP's endorsement of TFQ in Qatar's oil and gas community. TFQ is the 32nd member of the Teach For All, recognised as one of the world's 100 strongest NGOs in 2013 by the Global Journal.

 


The Peninsula




  MENA News Headlines
 May 3 2016 - Abu Dhabi's Waha Q1 net profit falls by 3.5 percentMENAFN
(MENAFN) Waha Capital, the world's main aircraft leasing firm recorded a 3.5 percent decline in Q1 profit, due to higher costs offsetting positive revenues.The company made a net profit attributable ...

 May 3 2016 - Abu Dhabi ports post double-digit growthMENAFN
(MENAFN) Abu Dhabi ports posted double-digit increase in two main cargo sectors amid the first quarter, while Khalifa Port jumped by 31 percent to 33,687 vehicles.Additionally, general and bulk cargo ...

 May 3 2016 - John Kerry battles to save Syrian truceEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) GENEVA 3rd May 2016 (WAM) -- The U.S. has said that progress is being made toward restoring a truce in Syria as the Syrian military extended its own ...

 May 3 2016 - OPEC daily basket price for Monday 2nd May 2016Emirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) VIENNA 3rd May 2016 (WAM) -- The price of OPEC's basket of thirteen crudes stood at US$42.47 a barrel on Monday compared with $42.70 the previous Friday ...

 May 3 2016 - UAE Central bank: monetary and banking developments for March 2016Emirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) ABU DHABI 3rd May 2016 (WAM) -- The Central Bank has announced that the Money Supply aggregate M1 increased by 3.4% from AED474.4 billion at the end of ...

 May 3 2016 - UAE- Policies to strengthen workproductivityKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Work priorities and policies to improve productivity in the overall economy to consolidate the UAE's position on the world economy map were discussed at the National Forum ...

 May 3 2016 - UAE- Three Earth-sized planets discovered only 40 light years awayKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Raising the hope to find alien life near us an international team of astrophysicists has discovered three Earth-sized planets orbiting near the "habitable zone" of a dwarf ...

 May 3 2016 - Kerry Lavrov discuss cease-fire for entire SyriaThe Journal Of Turkish Weekly
(MENAFN - The Journal Of Turkish Weekly) >Secretary of State John Kerry spoke via telephone Monday with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov about ways to restore a fresh cease-fire throughout Syria ...

 May 3 2016 - Report: Iran paying with blood to prop up Syrian regimeThe Journal Of Turkish Weekly
(MENAFN - The Journal Of Turkish Weekly) >Keeping Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in power has come with a deadly price tag for Iran which has lost more troops in the war-torn country in the past ...

 May 3 2016 - Turkey US discuss Syria before UN talksThe Journal Of Turkish Weekly
(MENAFN - The Journal Of Turkish Weekly) >Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuolu and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry exchanged their views over the violence in the northern Syrian ...

 May 3 2016 - GCC projects USD 172bn in 2015 despite low oil pricesMENAFN
(MENAFN) Intl' hardware and tools producers are aiming the Middle East market, given the surge in spending on infrastructure building and construction across the area.Furthermore, the predict for ...

 May 3 2016 - Heavy shelling on ISIL in Syria from TurkeyThe Journal Of Turkish Weekly
(MENAFN - The Journal Of Turkish Weekly) The U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) continued to fire on ISIL targets in Syria’s north on May 2 as Turkish ...

 May 3 2016 - Gaziantep bomber identified as ISIL militant: ReportsThe Journal Of Turkish Weekly
(MENAFN - The Journal Of Turkish Weekly) The suicide bomber who killed two police officers and wounded 22 including civilians on May 1 in the southeastern province of Gaziantep has been identified as ...

 May 3 2016 - Australia- RBA takes the plungeFxPro
(MENAFN - FxPro) The RBA cut rates overnight, a move that was no wholly a surprise given the much weaker than expected inflation data seen last week. That said, when combined with the tone from the ...

 May 3 2016 - Qatar- GCC Legislations Departments Officials to Meet in RiyadhQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Riyadh May 02 (QNA) - The 12th meeting of the permanent committee of officials in charge of legislation departments in GCC countries will meet on Wednesday at the ...

 May 3 2016 - Qatar- Palestinian Foreign Ministry Condemns Israeli Racial ClaimsQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Ramallah May 02 (QNA) - The Palestinian Foreign Ministry has condemned the racist calls by the government of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and settlers ...

 May 3 2016 - Qatar- Kuwaiti Defence Minister Meets Lebanese Military OfficialQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Kuwait May 02 (QNA) -- Kuwait's Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah met here Monday with Head of Lebanese Army Intelligence ...

 May 3 2016 - Qatar- Five US Police Officers Injured in May Day Violence in SeattleQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Washington May 02 (QNA) - Five police officers were injured and nine people arrested in a May Day protest that turned violence in the U.S. city of Seattle on Sunday. One ...

 May 3 2016 - Qatar- Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Meets Sudanese Minister of International CooperationQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Kuwait May 02 (QNA) - Kuwaiti First Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khalid Al Hamad Al Sabah met today with the Sudanese Minister of International ...

 May 3 2016 - Qatar- Saudi Foreign Minister Meets US Counterpart UN Envoy to SyriaQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Geneva May 02 (QNA) - Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir met here today with US Secretary of State John Kerry. During the meeting they discussed ...

more...


 






Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help