Football as part of services for community engagement and participation

Generation Amazing outlines its commitment to improving lives on World Mental Health Day 2021; placing mental health at the forefront of the global football for development agenda By Nasser Al Khori Generation Amazing Programmes Director Football is considered a force for good as it has the power to transform both individual lives and entire communities […]

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‘Volunteers to play key role in hosting successful FIFA World Cup in Qatar’

Qatar is set to deliver largest volunteer activation in its history to support FIFA World Cup By Nasser Al Mogaiseeb Volunteer Strategy Manager, Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy When the FIFA World Cup comes to the Middle East and Arab world for the first time in 2022, a crucial component to making this mega-event […]

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Josoor Insitute continues to build expertise on the road to Qatar 2022

FIFA World Cup legacy programme will ensure knowledge is passed to the next generation of sports and events professionals, says Afraa Al Noaimi, Executive Director, Josoor Institute By Afraa Al Noaimi Executive Director, Josoor Institute With only 15 months to go until Qatar hosts the FIFA World Cup, the Josoor Institute continues to deliver on […]

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Why using IoT to digitise your fleet can drive your business forward

By Mahday Saad Al Hebabi Business Services Director, Vodafone Qatar There’s been a huge shift in the way that businesses operate and how they have had to respond to drastically changing consumer behaviour over the last twelve months. Trends for e-commerce and delivery services, for example, have leapfrogged over entire stages of development as the […]

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Rebooting global economy post Covid-19 through responsible innovation

The immediate need is to continue economic activities to bring back the economy on track in a way that sustainable development goals must not lose or deviate from its target Mirza Rizwan In the year 1979, James Lovelock, an independent scientist and futurist, published a book on his much publicised ‘Gaia hypothesis’ and argued that […]

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What about teachers’ learning during Covid-19?

With the sudden switch to remote learning, teachers are struggling with many challenges in their efforts to meet the development needs of their students, while also juggling homeschooling and caring for their own families By Margo O’Sullivan [Courtesy www.wise-qatar.org] “Don’t stress about schoolwork. When your daughters return to school, their teachers will get them back […]

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World Refugee Day: Reaching children in crisis

By Teresa Wolverton [Courtesy www.wise-qatar.org] Teresa Wolverton is part of the WISE Emerging Leaders cohort of 2020. Her work with Sesame Workshop, the non-profit organization behind Sesame Street, illustrates the importance of reaching refugee children with early childhood education. On World Refugee Day, she reflects on how this year’s theme, ‘Every Action Counts’ relates to the […]

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Three ways technology can improve student learning

Technology serves as an aid rather than a hindrance to help you better meet your teaching goals and encourage student learning By Kara Gardner [Courtesy www.wise-qatar.org] We have witnessed an unprecedented scale and intensity of disruptions to teaching practices in the last five months. Many teachers who had limited opportunities for training and guidance had […]

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Lessons learned from China: Bridging the digital divide during Covid-19

China’s early intervention and experience may prove to be useful as we tackle the digital divide with determination and rigor to ensure that the future of learning is undivided for all By Prof. Ji Liu [Courtesy www.wise-qatar.org] The future of learning is here before we know it. The Covid-19 social distancing measures resulted in many […]

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