College of the North Atlantic – Qatar signs MoU on TVET and Sustainable Development in Qatar

College of the North Atlantic

from the Gulf Times:

“The College of the North Atlantic — Qatar (CNA-Q) and the Qatar National Commission for Education, Culture and Science (QNCECS) signed a memorandum of understanding yesterday to work together on a number of projects and activities.

The partnership will further the outreach, research, advocacy, and programming of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and Sustainable Development in Qatar.

The agreement was signed by Dr Hamda Hassan al-Sulaiti, secretary general of the QNCECS, and Dr Ken MacLeod, president of CNA-Q.

Dr al-Sulaiti announced at the event that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) has awarded CNA-Q a prestigious Unesco Chair on Technical and Vocational Education and Training and Sustainable Development.

Dr al-Sulaiti noted that the two organisations have plans to conduct collaborative activities through the new Unesco Chair, the Qapco Professional Chair in Vocational Studies, and the Unesco-UNEVOC Centre for Qatar, which is also located on the CNA-Q campus.

Dr Rupert Maclean has been appointed as the Unesco Chair holder by Unesco Headquarters in Paris.”

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