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Edu ministry reviews academic plan.

THE annual meeting of academic deputies for the 2018/2019 academic year discussed a number of topics related to the development of curriculum and the mechanisms of providing students with basic competencies, providing a conducive environment for work in schools and ways of raising the efficiency of academic staff. Director of Educational Guidance Department at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education Moza al Mudahka said the meeting was a response to Qatar's vision for creativity, independent thinking, constructive initiatives as well as attention to academic achievement in all fields of specialisation. She added that it provided an opportunity to have a discussion with the academic deputies and to define their roles and responsibilities, as well as the levels of support provided by the educational counsellor in schools to teachers and coordinators. The meeting also highlighted the classification of teachers according to the levels of support provided to them during the past year, which is 75 percent general support, 11 percent intensive support and 14 percent self development. Another meeting held by the ministry for science, chemistry, biology and physics coordinators in public schools discussed ways to enhance the educational outcomes of public school students and the academic level of students in scientific subjects. The meeting addressed some important academic and scientific aspects in the framework of constructive communication with academic staff, including the introduction of the quarterly plans and the updated lesson plans for the current year 2018-2019, as well as the introduction of extracurricular activities and the World Science Olympiad. (QNA)

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Date:Oct 2, 2018
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