Doha, – HE Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr. Mohammed bin Abdul Wahed Al Hammadi said the Education Conference under the title “Pioneering and Creativity” holds in its name the reality of education in Qatar, noting the wise leadership of HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani who recognized the vital role education plays in a society’s development.

Education will remain a main tool to build a knowledge-based society which is the main idea behind Qatar National Vision 2030, he added.

During his speech at the conference, Dr. Al Hammadi said Qatar leaped to build an education system for the future and works in line with the highest standards through adopting modern techniques and applying educational and research projects in the curricula, evaluation and training. He noted that the education system contributes to the talent development of the national students, explores and strengthens their creative and innovative abilities, works on directing these abilities to solve problems and take decisions, enables them of basics and skills needed for scientific research and teaches them constructive discussion and respecting others.

HE Dr. Al Hammadi added organizing the conference annually with the participation of professors and education specialists is a good opportunity to exchange experiences and researches to improve education quality and prosper the role of teachers and principals.

The minister considered the conference to be a solid platform to exchange global and national experiences and establish sustainable network that provides valuable research cooperation in the future between education specialists.

He highlighted the efforts of Qatar National Research Fund in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education in enhancing scientific research skills for students and teachers, motivating them and offering the required support to execute their research projects through events and workshops.

HE Dr. Al Hammadi expressed his deep gratitude and appreciation for HE Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani for backing and attending the conference, hoping that it will culminate in achieving its objectives that aim to support and promote education quality and coping with the country’s developmental needs in light of its national vision and strategic plans.

HE the minister also opened the national week of scientific research and examined the student research at the accompanying exhibition in several sectors. He also launched the “Education” application, which was designed by the ministry’s department of information technology to provide a set of basic services for schools and ministry staff. (MORE)

Source: Qatar News Agency