Fully prepared for start of new school year, says official Aug 14, 2019 0 856 12345 QNADohaThe Ministry of Education and Higher Education has completed all preparations and arrangements for the start of the new academic year.Administrative and teaching staff will resume duty on August 20, while students will begin classes from August 25.Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education Ibrahim bin Saleh al Nuaimi said arrangements include preparing buildings, classrooms, school furniture, printing and distributing books on the first day of school, filling vacancies and checking availability of school buses according to the geographical scope of each school, and providing a good environment for starting of a new school year. The ministry will hold a press conference after the Eid Al Adha holidays to provide more details about these preparations, he said.The academic year 2019-20 will witness the opening of five new schools for primary, preparatory and secondary levels in Al Wakrah, Muaither, Al Kheesa, Old Airport (Al Matar Al Qadeem) and Al Manaseer. The preparations for the new academic year were carried out in full coordination between the Ministry of Education and Higher Education and the General Directorate of Traffic at the Ministry of Interior to ensure the safety of students and the school environment throughout the school year. The preparations were also done in coordination with the Public Works Authority (Ashghal) in terms of opening and maintenance of streets, bridges, tunnels and intersections, to ensure a smooth flow of traffic.The Ministry of Education and Higher Education will launch its sixth edition of the campaign “With Education We Build Qatar” from August 16 to 24.The campaign aims to strengthen communication with all parties to prepare students for the new academic year and provide them with necessary guidance. It also aims to emphasise the importance of moral and psychological readiness to start the academic year and boost the motivation for regular school attendance since the first day. RELATED ARTICLES Qatar’s 1st snow-themed park Snow Dunes opens Aug 14, 2019 0 4573 Entertainment shows at malls a hit among kids this Eid Aug 14, 2019 0 700 MME removes abandoned vehicles from Industrial Zone Aug 14, 2019 0 663 Dazzling fireworks at Katara Dazzling fireworks light up the sky as hundreds of people thronged Katara Cultural Village on the third day of Eid Al Adha festivities on Tuesday. A large number of people turned up at Katara to take part in various .. Qatar slams Philippines attack QNA Doha Qatar has condemned the attack in the southern Philippines that resulted in a number of deaths. In a statement on Tuesday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reiterated Qatar’s firm stance rejecting violence and .. Jailed Saudi activist told to deny torture in release ‘deal’ AFP Dubai Saudi authorities have offered to release jailed activist Loujain al Hathloul in exchange for her video testimony denying that she had been tortured and sexually harassed in prison, her family claimed on .. UK might release seized oil tanker soon, says Iran Iran’s port authority has said the UK might free its seized oil tanker after some documents were exchanged that would help secure its release. British Royal Marines last month seized the vessel off the shore of Gibraltar ..