The Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MOEHE) recently opened five new preparatory and secondary schools for boys and girls in three municipalities in Qatar. These schools were established to provide the best possible educational experience for students in support of Qatar National Vision 2030.

The new schools will start receiving students at the beginning of the new academic year 2022-2023, with each school able to accommodate 786 students – 36 slots for students with special needs – six classes; the remaining 750 students will be divided among the 30 classrooms.

The new schools are modern buildings with a sports hall, a theatre, science laboratories, art workshops, Computer Labs, and outdoor playgrounds, in addition to an air-conditioned school assembly yard and dedicated parking.

The ministry has followed the country’s sustainability standards during the construction of the schools, using environmentally-friendly materials to ensure the classification of the new school buildings as green buildings, while also ensuring security and safety conditions and easy access for people with special needs.

New appointments

HE Minister Buthaniya bint Ali Al-Nuaimi issued a ministerial decision appointing principals for the five new schools, namely Said Abdel Hadi Saad Luthain as Director of Amr Ibn Al-Aas Secondary School for Boys (Al Wakra); Gamal Mohamed Yakoub Al Jaber as Director of Talha bin Obaid Allah Preparatory School for Boys (Rawdat Al Hamama, Al Daayen); Maryam Khalaf Naser Hattab Al Kaabi as Principal of Ramla Bint Abi Sufyan Secondary School for Girls (Umm Salal Muhammad, Umm Salal); Shaikhah Jubran Said Al Mazarkah Al Shahrani as Principal of Hind Bint Amr Al-Ansaria Preparatory School for Girls (Bufasilah area, Umm Salal); and Hassan Abdallah Mohamed Saleh Al Abdallah as Principal for Saeed Bin Zaid Preparatory School for Boys (Al Wukair, Al Wakra).

The five new schools are part of the public-private-partnership (PPP) schools project, a total of eight schools for the first package that will be opened through the partnership.

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