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Qatar, UK ink pact to strengthen educational ties


The governments of Qatar and the United Kingdom signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on enhancing bilateral relations in education and increasing understanding and knowledge exchange between the two countries through expanding partnerships.
HE the Minister of Education and Higher Education Buthaina bint Ali al-Jabr al-Nuaimi and British Secretary of State for Education Nadhim Zahawi signed the MoU during a meeting they held in Doha to discuss areas of educational co-operation.
The signing came as an affirmation of the two governments’ desire to promote and develop co-operation in educational fields of common interest with a special focus on supporting the human development pillar of Qatar National Vision 2030, and Qatar’s constant strive to reach a knowledge-based economy.
In addition to co-operation in the fields of sustainability, climate change, standards for educational qualification and vocational development as well as adoption of educational qualifications in blended and distance education, HE al-Nuaimi said in a statement to the press that the MoU would enhance the exchange of experience, and apply best practices.
She added that the MoU particularly influences the domain of educational governance and policies, such as education technology, vocational education, and quality assurance in schools and higher education institutions, in addition to catering to the educational needs of students with disabilities, and other topics of interest.
She thanked her British counterpart for his role in advancing educational co-operation to the benefit of both countries. 
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