EDUCATION MINISTRY SAYS EXAM SCHEDULE ADJUSTMENT FOR BENEFIT OF STUDENTS, PARENTS

The Ministry of Education and Higher Education said examinations schedule has been adjusted as per a Ministerial Decision issued yesterday, to amend the annual calendar for the academic year 2017/2018.

The ministry said the move after extensive study, in coordination with the Advisory Committee for School Principals and the Advisory Committee for Teachers, in response to the public interest, and for the benefit of students and parents.

The ministry said that according to the amendment, the students of early education will complete their exams before Ramadan, while exams of the other classes were advanced during the holy month, with increasing the rest days during the examinations, especially for the secondary stage, giving students therefore more opportunity to prepare for the tests.

Source: Government of Qatar