11/01/15 9:52 AM
The third annual Palestinian Night at Qatar Academy was as much a celebration of culture as it is a powerful reminder of the importance of education especially for the Palestinian children and families displaced from their homes. Held in the school’s auditorium, the students of QA have run this event collaboratively with the Islamic Studies department with the goal of raising awareness of the Palestinian issue by celebrating its culture and traditions.
06/01/15 10:15 AM
Information systems students of Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMUQ) have partnered with The Hague International Model United Nations (Thimun) Qatar Northwestern University Film Festival, to develop an online platform to ease the submission process for participating student filmmakers.
16/11/14 8:59 AM
Qatar Academy began its sports season with an impressive title run by the varsity boys volleyball team, claiming the first Near East Schools Activities Conference (NESAC) volleyball championship in Kuwait. The newly-formed NESAC is an exclusive multi event school association comprising of international schools from UAE, Kuwait, Jordan and Qatar. According to Athletics Supervisor Stephen Walker.
06/11/14 7:28 AM
Brain-based learning strategy expert John Joseph worked with Qatar Academy students recently in a workshop aimed at improving their learning skills. Aptly called ‘Mind Your Brain’, the workshop provides an understanding of how the brain works and how students can use that knowledge to become ‘superstar learners’.
30/10/14 8:50 AM
International creative arts company Nose 2 Nose returned to Qatar Academy this week to work with grade 9 – 12 students enrolled in Drama and Music classes. The theater company is based out of United Kingdom and Japan but has done extensive training and workshops in international schools across Asia.
30/10/14 7:47 AM
This school year marks the tenth year that Qatar Academy’s Eid Al Adha Suitcase project successfully distributed boxes of basic necessities to some of the less fortunate families in Doha. The project’s name and the students involved may have changed through the years but Rola Abu Ramadan, Arabic teacher and the project’s founder maintains that the QA community’s generosity and commitment to the cause continue to grow each year.
02/06/14 8:12 AM
Providing an opportunity for students to translate the knowledge and skills acquired during their lessons, the Islamic Studies department of Qatar Academy organized the aptly called ‘Think and Manage’ exhibition in the senior school campus this week.