Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Qatar- Rota honours Adult Literacy instructors  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - The Peninsula - 22/04/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Reach Out To Asia (Rota) recognised the achievements of Education City's low-skilled workers and volunteer student tutors who participated in Rota's Adult English Literacy (RAEL) Programme, during a recent reflection event at the Education City Student Centre.

Rota's learning initiative was conducted in collaboration with selected universities and in partnership with Qatar Petroleum (QP) to enable workers to achieve personal goals and improve life opportunities.

"Our partnership with Rota is a long-standing commitment and sponsoring Rota's Adult English Literacy Programme clearly demonstrates the strength of QP's partnership approach in our corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives," said Abdulrahman Al Obaidly, QP Public Relations and Communication Department Manager.

"In addition, it affirms QP's commitment to the social development of Qatar as we contribute in empowering people with valuable skills that will surely make a difference in their lives", he added.

During the reflection event students and migrant workers were felicitated with certificates for participating in the 2013/2014 RAEL Programme, the fifth and most successful Rota Adult English Literacy drive to date.

For the current academic year, Rota implemented the programme in partnership with Georgetown, Weill Cornell Medical College and Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar.

Eight-five university students taught basic and intermediate level English classes to 250 workers employed across the three universities, with cleaners, pantry staff and other support staff among the Education City workers benefitting from improved English language skills.

Rota's Adult English Literacy classes are taught during a 16-week period split into two terms. "The Rota Adult English Literacy Programme is a means of supporting workers to enhance their ability to achieve personal goals and improve life opportunities. We hope that by participating in the programme, participants have developed higher aspirations and an increased sense of wellbeing and empowerment," said Rota Director Essa Al Mannai.

"We are thankful to our sponsor, Qatar Petroleum who also shares our belief of supporting workers to enhance their ability to achieve personal objectives and improve life prospects, through our adult literacy programme," added Al Mannai.

 


The Peninsula




  MENA News Headlines
 Jul 4 2015 - Chan hits winner as Rain or Shine levels series at 1 1Arab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) MANILA: You rarely hear Yeng Guiao talk this way. 'Only God can turn out a script write a story this way' Guiao said on Saturday night moments after his Rain or Shine crew ...

 Jul 4 2015 - Dixon shines as Highlanders storm to first Super Rugby titleArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) WELLINGTON: Elliot Dixon scored one try and set up another for Waisake Naholo as the Otago Highlanders beat the Wellington Hurricanes 21-14 to claim a first Super Rugby title on ...

 Jul 4 2015 - Show of unity: Joint prayers held in Kuwait and BahrainArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) KUWAIT CITY: Kuwait deployed unprecedented security measures around mosques for Friday prayers following last week's deadly bombing as the emir attended a rare Shiite-Sunni joint ...

 Jul 4 2015 - Daesh video shows mass execution in Syria's PalmyraArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) BEIRUT Lebanon: The Daesh group on Saturday released a video showing several dozen Syrian government soldiers being executed by teenagers in the ancient amphitheater in the city ...

 Jul 4 2015 - 105 pilgrims rescuedArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) RIYADH: The Civil Defense has rescued 105 pilgrims trapped in vehicles and buildings for various reasons since the start of Ramadan. During the first 10 days of the month it ...

 Jul 4 2015 - Sissi rallies troops after Daesh attacks in SinaiArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) CAIRO: Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi traveled to the troubled northern part of the Sinai Peninsula to inspect troops on Saturday after Daesh-linked militants struck a ...

 Jul 4 2015 - Saudi equity market cap exceeds SR2 trillion in first halfArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) JEDDAH: The Saudi stock market fell in the first half of this year. At the end of the first half 2015 Tadawul All-Share Index (TASI) closed at 9086.89 down 426.13 points or 4.48 ...

 Jul 4 2015 - Petrolimex and KPC end diesel term contractArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) SINGAPORE: Vietnam's top fuel importer Petrolimex and Kuwait Petroleum Corp. (KPC) have ended their long-standing diesel term contract that dates back to the 1990s since imports ...

 Jul 4 2015 - Dubai airport passenger traffic up 23.2 percentArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) DUBAI: Dubai International Airport recorded a 23.2 percent jump in passenger traffic in May reflecting runway maintenance a year earlier the operator of the world's busiest ...

 Jul 4 2015 - Bieber wows fans by climbing up a treeArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) SYDNEY: Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin were spotted walking through Sydney's Olympic Park in Homebush recently. And it didn't take long for Bieber who was on his way to the ...

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