All public schools must adopt e-learning: Ministry Aug 14, 2020 0 15290 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaIn preparation for the reopening of schools in September, the Ministry of Education and Higher Education has directed all public schools to adopt e-learning as an essential method of teaching for the upcoming academic year. This will apply to both distance learning and face-to-face classes.According to the directives, all public schools are urged to inform parents of the need to provide a computer for each student. Whichever device is chosen, it will need to meet the following specifications, as a minimum:Operating system: Windows 10 (Version 1809 or later), or Mac OS X10.13 or later.CPU speed: 1 GHz; Memory: 512 MB; Hard disk space: 5 GB; Internet connection: Fixed internet connection with a minimum of 2 Mbps/ High speed broadband; Browser: Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Safari, Firefox; High speed broadband; Microsoft Teams – Microsoft Edge, Google ChromeFixed internet connection with a minimum of 4 Mbps without camera,Fixed internet connection with a minimum of 6 Mbps with camera.Schools are required to educate parents about how to verify their usernames and passwords in order to follow up on their students’ learning over online platforms. In case of any technical issues, parents should call the ministry’s dedicated hotline at 155. RELATED ARTICLES HIA implements new arrival procedures to enter Qatar Aug 14, 2020 0 19960 Qatar Airways leads int’l travel recovery (PG 12 ) Aug 14, 2020 0 15236 Qatar sends more aid to Lebanon Aug 14, 2020 0 15162 COVID-19 recoveries reach 110,957 Qatar on Thursday recorded 343 new COVID-19 cases, the Ministry of Public Health has said. Also, 330 people recovered from the virus, bringing the total recoveries to 110,957. (TNN) Phase 4 of lifting COVID-19 curbs may be delayed if cases surge: Dr Al Khal Tribune News Network Doha If the COVID-19 infection rate in Qatar increases, the government may delay the Phase 4 of lifting the COVID-19 restrictions, a senior health official has said. “We are mid-way through the Phase .. FM, US official review efforts to combat terrorism Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani on Thursday met with Coordinator for Counterterrorism at the US State Department Ambassador Nathan A Sales, who is .. Civil Defence contains fire at Old Al-Ghanim The Civil Defence has contained a huge fire that broke out in a building in Old Al-Ghanim. There were no casualties. “The Civil Defence contains a fire in a building in the old Al-Ghanim area without casualties,” the .. Israel, UAE to normalise ties with US-brokered deal Israel and the UAE have reached an agreement — brokered by the US — to work towards a “full normalisation of relations”, a deal slammed by the Palestinians who called it a “treacherous stab in the back”. Under the agreement ..