Qatar improving teachers’ financial, work conditions

      Published on Friday, 5 October , 2018      111 Views     
Qatar improving teachers’ financial, work conditions

Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al Thani on Thursday attended the celebrations of Teachers’ Day coinciding with the World Teachers’ Day, which falls on October 5 of every year.

Speaking on the ceremony, Minister of Education and Higher Education HE Dr Mohammed bin Abdul Wahed al Hammadi said the celebration is a confirmation of Qatar’s national obligations and international commitments, and the embodiment of children’s right to education and the right of teachers to be taken care of.

He said Qatar has made improvements in teachers’ financial and work conditions among top priorities and has provided them with a safe and stable educational environment.

He noted that the celebration of World Teachers Day promotes awareness of and renewed commitment to teachers’ issues and professional concerns, and it also highlights that the shortage of qualified teachers remains a challenge at the global level.

Dr Hammadi pointed out that the ministry is committed to attracting Qataris to teaching profession to build national capacities in the field of education, including the evaluation of national programmes for recruiting teachers, as directed by the Prime Minister to prioritise ‘Tumoh’ programme and increase allocations and incentives for the programme participants.

The minister urged teachers to continue doing their best to achieve the Qatar National Vision 2030, through instilling the values of belonging and loyalty in the students, to emphasise their identity, give them more space to express their opinions and to strengthen the culture dialogue and acceptance of other opinions.

He also implored teachers to help students in promoting their critical thinking, discovering and developing their talents and recognising the variables influencing their academic achievement.

UNESCO representative in Doha, Anna Paolini, described education as a fundamental human right that promotes peace, tolerance and social inclusion, as well as a critical factor in eradicating poverty and allows children and young people to fully utilise their potentials.

Paolini said its necessary to work to increase the quality of education opportunities for all youth and eliminate discrimination at all stages.

Hassan al Hammadi, a teacher at the Religious Institute, requires him to do and give without limits, to continue scientific research and to seek training and professional development and to acquire new skills that help him to do his best in the job.

Hammadi appreciated Qatar’s interest in education, the improvement of the status of teachers and the role of teachers in development.

At the end of the ceremony, the minister honoured 100 female and male teachers.

Category Doha News | 2018/10/05 latest update at 11:30 PM
Source : Qatar Tribune | Photocredit : Google
Comments Add comment

Related Articles

The editorial staff of Qatar Today would like to give all of its readers from Gulf and Qatar and the whole world the opportunity to participate actively in the development of the website! If you have something interesting, fun, scandalous - just something worth to be seen from more people. Capture it and share it in the Qatar Today with a short text.

Do you have information you want to reach our readers?

Send article/s

You can subscribe to our Facebook, Twitter and Google pages or use our RSS feed channel to always read the most important news about Qatar, the Gulf and the world.

Qatar: Lavrov meets with Emir of Qatar during Middle East tour Emir

Qatar: Lavrov meets with Emir of Qatar during Middle East tour

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was received by Qatar’s Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani during his official…

Qatar’s Emir arrives to meet with Austrian President Emir

Qatar’s Emir arrives to meet with Austrian President

The Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani arrives in Vienna to meet with Austrian President Alexander Van…

HH the Amir Inaugurates Water Security Reservoirs Project Emir

HH the Amir Inaugurates Water Security Reservoirs Project

HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani inaugurated the Water Security Mega Reservoirs Project, during a…

Qatar Emir Skips Gulf Meet Hosted By Saudi Arabia Doha News

Qatar Emir Skips Gulf Meet Hosted By Saudi Arabia

Qatar’s emir skipped a summit in Saudi Arabia on Sunday with fellow Arab Gulf leaders whose boycott of…


Popular in GULF TV

About DFI


Doha Film Institute is dedicated to film appreciation, education, and building a dynamic film industry in Qatar that…

Latest videos in GULF TV


The Qatari Majlis


Qatar Events




Culture News



Science & Technology

Science & Technology


Government News