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Parents to choose between blended learning and online learning for their children

Starting next week, parents will be given the choice between continuing blended learning or switching completely to remote schooling for their children. The decision was announced by Mohammed Al-Beshri, a spokesperson for the Ministry...

Qatar launches new type of COVID-19 test for children

A less intrusive coronavirus test is launched for children. Qatar’s health ministry (MOPH) has announced that the country has become one of the first to provide a saliva-based COVID-19 test. Instead of inserting a cotton swab...

‘No plans’ to reduce private school fees in Qatar, official says

An Education Committee official said in a statement that there are no current plans to reduce school fees for private schools, in a response to ongoing concerns raised by parents on the expensive cost...

Dear Mum: Stressed out, school is starting edition

Dear Mum, I know you’re stressed. I want you to know that it’s okay to feel this way.  Feel free to release a sigh of relief, because it’s important for you to know that you’re not...

Qatar’s national university jumps 90 places in global ranking

Qatar University (QU) has jumped 90 positions and landed in the list of the 350 best universities worldwide, according to Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2021. Qatar’s 47-year-old national university has jumped 90 spots...

8 public schools to be built in Qatar by 2022

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) and Dar Al Uloom Real Estate Development, Company of Barwa Real Estate Group, signed a contract on Tuesday to construct eight new public schools under the public and private...

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Qatar housing market – supply much bigger than demand

Research company witnesses high supply of housing units and a slight drop in rent since 2019. There are now some 300,550 residential units in Qatar....

US official claims Qatar blockade to end ‘in weeks’

The United States has expressed hopes for the end of the Saudi-led illegal blockade on Qatar during an event in Washington on Wednesday.  A US...

‘Just an application number’: Frustrated residents left stranded over new Exceptional Entry Permit

Qatar residents have been left stranded abroad and unable to return home to their families and jobs, as complaints over the new Exceptional Entry...

‘Historic’ Afghanistan peace talks commence in Doha

Afghan officials continue negotiating with the Taliban and other factions as Qatar continues its mediation. Afghan government representatives and Taliban members have convened in Doha...