QNA plans new training courses for professionals
DOHA QATAR News Agency (QNA) will organise several specialised training courses in the field of media during April 2012 to April 2013.
The main objective of such courses is to improve the skills of the Qatari cadres.
The courses this year cover all different areas of media, including the print, radio and television, as well as other courses related to information strategies in terms of planning and implementation.
For the first time, GCC citizens can participate in a selected number of courses covering an important aspect of media topics of interest to the GCC, in indication to its belief in its role in the GCC and its commitment to training GCC cadres under the umbrella of the GCC General Secretariat.
QNA courses will start on July 9 with a three-day course on the issuance of electronic journals, followed by another three-day course on editing children’s news on September 24.
In October, QNA will organise a media training course focusing on women, children and people with special needs for the employees of Qatar Foundation for Education, Sciences and Community Development and other concerned institutions for four days.
Also in October, the news agency will hold the second edition of the journalistic translation course followed by a course on designing media sites on the Internet and the dissemination of credible information.
A three-day training course on photography will start on December 3, followed by the third edition of the journalistic translation course on December 21.
In February 2013, QNA will hold a three-day course on the arts of interviewing and the skills of dealing with senior figures.
Also in February, the agency will hold a specialised course to facilitate the exchange of information between media institutions, followed by a three-day course on the planning and management of media organisations on March 25.
Meanwhile, the training courses allowed for GCC trainees will start on September 10 with a threeday course on the technological developments in media, broadcasting and digital communication, followed by a training course on media campaigns in December and a course on the integration of media discourse of the GCC countries in January.
It will be followed by a specialised course on the planning and management of media organisations in March.