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Posted On: 20 March 2018 03:37 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:18 pm

ALF’s Education Festival aims to attract more than 10,000 visitors

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The Al Faisal Without Border Foundation (ALF) Education Festival is looking at attract more than 10,000 visitors this year.

The Education Festival, which will run for five days, will open at the Qatar National Convention Center on March 21.

This was announced by ALF at a press conference at the Marquis Marriott Hotel on March 11, in the presence of Abdul Latif Al Yafei, Executive Director of Al-Faisal Without Borders Foundation, Saad Al Derham, Director of School Affairs at the Ministry of Education and Hassan Abdullah Al Mohammadi, Director of Public Relations and Media at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education.

Press conference at the Marquis Marriott Hotel. Photo credit: The Peninsula Qatar

The event is being organised in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education. The festival aims to encourage the participants to work to fulfill the Qatar National Vision for 2030.

Platform for all learners!

The primary objective of the festival is to provide a forum to connect a diverse range of participants in the fields of education, for all ages and levels of learning. They would include head teachers and teachers, school managements and staff, parents, students, and other interested practitioners and individuals from the educational establishments in Qatar.

Workshops for better teaching and learning practices

The festival, which will highlight innovations and creativity in education, will attract participants from around 150 private and government schools. More than 10,000 students, parents and other visitors are likely to attend the festival which will have as many as 180 workshops for teachers, students, parents and others.

With a spirit of cooperation and mutual learning, this is expected to become one of the pivotal events in the Qatari education calendar, resulting in better teaching and learning practices and helping to create confident, professional teachers who can face the challenges of education in the 21st century by supporting students in their education and preparing them for successful future careers.

Photo for illustration purposes only. Image credit: iStock by Getty Image

In short, the Education Festival Exhibition being held by Al Faisal Foundation is all about fostering and improving skills in the fields of teaching and learning. The platform offers an invaluable opportunity for the students to prosper and for the education system to grow in Qatar.

At a glance:

  • 150 schools to attend Education Festival
  • The number of visitors is likely to cross 10,000
  • The event is scheduled to host over 180 workshops and training sessions
  • More than 70 exhibitors to participate

Event Details:

Location: QNCC, Ar-Rayyan, Qatar
Date: March 21 - 25
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Phone: (+974) 4498-1435
Email: [email protected]

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