HRH Prince Michael of Kent, first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II and patron of World Class Learning Schools (WCLS), flew into yesterday Monday 25 March 2013 to inaugurate Compass International Doha Schools developments at a VIP ceremony at IDAM restaurant, Museum of Islamic Art (MIA).
The Prince’s trip also took in tours of CIDS campuses at Al Rayyan and Madinat Khalifa for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and opening of an art exhibition topped by a presentation of a commemorative plaque of the visit.
Hugh McPherson, CEO for WCLS, said:
It gives us great pleasure to welcome our Patron, HRH Prince Michael of Kent on a flying visit to Doha to inaugurate our campuses. Sharing Qatar’s exceptional standards in education, CIDS personalizes learning to enable remarkable progress for every student.’
Robin Campbell, CISD Headteacher, added:
At CIDS, we invite our students to learn and thrive in a culture of international diversity and awareness on an unparalleled learning journey. Our teachers impart our philosophy of learning to students that makes connections between new and existing knowledge, skills and understanding to adapt to our changing world.’
CIDS is a member of World Class Learning Schools (WCLS) group, an organisation that has provided quality education products and services globally for over 25 years. WCLS offer an internationally-respected learning-focused curriculum that is used in over 1500 schools in 65 countries as part of the WCLS schools network.
CIDS has three campuses in Qatar, which are located in Madinat Khalifa, Al Rayyan and in the outskirts of Doha in Al Khor.