QC Committee reviews obstacles facing the private education sector

The Qatar Chamber Education Committee recently held a meeting presided over by QC First Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Committee, HE Mohamed bin Twar Al Kuwari, in the presence of QC board member and Vice Chairman of the Committee, Eng. Ali bin Abdulatif Al Mesned. Also present at the meeting was the Assistant Undersecretary for Private Education Affairs at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Omar Abdulaziz Al Naama.

The meeting addressed several topics, including the capacity of private schools, license renewal, school fees, and other related issues.

Speaking at the meeting, Twar emphasized the significance of facilitating procedures and overcoming challenges facing the private sector, enabling it to perform its role as a genuine and active partner to the Ministry.

For his part, Omar Al Naama praised the cooperation with the Chamber, indicating that the Ministry focuses on issuing a number of directories to support the work of the private education sector. He underscored the important role the private education sector plays within the community, noting that it includes 346 schools and kindergartens, 133 private educational centers, and 172 nurseries.

Eng. Ali Al Mesned underscored the importance of partnership between the public and private sectors in accomplishing Qatar National Vision 2030. He said the Committee supports the Ministry’s efforts to achieve its mission.

He further noted that the Committee would present a number of studies on the sector’s perspectives regarding the main topics reviewed at the meeting, following the technical team’s recommendations to the Committee.

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