A view of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education’s pavilion at the Doha International Book Fair.
Doha: The Ministry of Education and Higher Education is participating with a distinguished pavilion in the 31st edition of the Doha International Book Fair, which kicked off Thursday at the Doha International Exhibition and Convention Center.
The Ministry’s pavilion includes many educational events and activities that highlight the history, development and renaissance of education in Qatar since the fifties of the last century and the modern education system that the Ministry is currently implementing. It also offers a bouquet of events that showcase these stages through two sections, Qatar between the past and the present, and the second includes live and recorded activities displayed inside the pavilion.
The pavilion witnesses activities throughout the days of the exhibition, where visitors can view a display of modern and advanced Qatari curricula through glass boxes, old and modern educational stamps in which the Youth Center for Hobbies participated, statistical reports, old educational certificates, and a moving and talking robot to welcome visitors, developed by Qatar School Secondary Science and Technology for Boys (QSTSS).
The pavilion of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education is also distinguished by displaying a tape of pictures and memories of education that contains the most important information about its past, especially since the State of Qatar considers education a real measure to monitor the development of its society. and people.
In this context, Nawal Al-Tamimi, Head of the Learning Resources Department at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, said that the pavilion differs greatly from its participation in the book fair during previous years, especially since the pavilion includes a book review section. The old educational system in Qatar, which includes many pictures of old schools, in addition to a review of the curricula, tools of the old school, the first school buildings and the history of their development over the years, noting that the pavilion also includes another section dedicated to modern education in Qatar.
Al-Tamimi explained that the pavilion also displays several activities during the days of the Doha International Book Fair, noting that every day will witness the display of many new heritage books and the organization of various educational and cultural events.
Al-Tamimi stressed that the pavilion is committed to applying all precautionary measures due to the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic in terms of social distancing and keenness to wear a muzzle, noting that parents were invited to accompany their children to events with the importance of commitment. For COVID-19 conditions in terms of reduced attendance. She added that some school students will visit the pavilion.