National student research fairs as evidence for progress in Qatar’s Education for a New Era

  title={National student research fairs as evidence for progress in Qatar’s Education for a New Era},
  author={Margery K. Anderson and Tarfa Nasser Alnaimi and Shaikha Hamad Alhajri},
  journal={Improving Schools},
  pages={235 - 248}
  • Margery K. Anderson, Tarfa Nasser Alnaimi, Shaikha Hamad Alhajri
  • Published 2010
  • Political Science
  • Improving Schools
  • During the past decade, the State of Qatar has positioned itself as a leader of educational reform. In 2004, Education for a New Era (ENE) established internationally benchmarked curriculum in Qatari ‘Independent Schools’. Educational reform was to provide an educated workforce and economic prosperity based on a competitive, knowledge-based economy. Visible evidence of this goal are the Qatar National Research Fairs that showcase those students who are developing the skills necessary for a… CONTINUE READING
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