Qatar Education Articles & Analysis

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Human development is one of the four pillars of the country’s economic blueprint, Qatar National Vision 2030 (QNV 2030). Along with fostering economic, social and environmental development, working to enable all of Qatar’s people to sustain a prosperous society represents one of the state’s major goals for the coming years. Before rising to...

 

Qatar’s national vision of transitioning towards a knowledge-based economy is rooted in developing the state as a regional and increasingly global leader in research and development (R&D). The government has gradually strengthened the human and capital resources required to achieve this goal through the transformation of its education...

 

The state’s permanent constitution enshrines education as one of the basic pillars of social progress, declaring: “The state shall ensure, foster and endeavour to spread [education].” The country’s economic boom over the last two decades has transformed the Gulf state into one of the world’s wealthiest countries, with GDP per capita estimated...

 

Qatar University (QU) and Qatar Foundation (QF) are leading the development of Qatar’s higher education programmes. While the bulk of the students enrolled at the university and at the various colleges located at QF’s Education City are pursuing undergraduate degrees, there is growing demand for graduate and post-graduate education in Qatar....

As part of a long-term strategy to diversify away from dependency on hydrocarbons and move towards a more knowledge-based economy, Qatar has placed considerable importance on education and training. Qatar National Vision 2030 (QNV 2030), the country’s long-term national development blueprint, sees neither development nor progress without an...

One area of research in which Qatar is forging ahead these days is that of medical and health sciences. Behind the mass of new studies and projects now ongoing in the state lies Qatar Foundation (QF), although a number of other institutions are also deeply involved in this multi-application research.