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 the position of emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani led the Supreme Oversight Committee responsible for implementing QNV 2030. In its National Development…
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From The Report: Qatar 2016
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Human development is one of the four pillars of the country’s economic blueprint, Qatar National Vision 2030, with the 2011-16 National Development Strategy highlighting the importance of education in driving the state’s push toward a knowledge-based economy. Efforts to raise the standards of education in Qatar have been gathering pace and over the past decade the country has introduced a decentralised public school system, supported the development of a vibrant private school segment and invested significantly in tertiary education initiatives. Moving forward, a combination of government commitment, key partnerships with non-state stakeholders and increasing demand for education are set to maintain the sector’s pace of development.
This chapter contains an interview with Ahmad Hasnah, President, Hamad bin Khalifa University.