The first technical and vocational tracks exhibition for students with disabilities for the academic year 2022-2023 opened yesterday
18 May 2023News
Eighteen public secondary schools participated in the opening of the inaugural technical and vocational tracks exhibition for students with disabilities for the academic year 2022-2023 at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MoEHE) headquarters in Al Laqtifiyah yesterday.
Dr. Ibrahim bin Saleh Al Nuaimi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, officially opened the exhibition. The Department of Special Education and Inclusive Education at MoEHE is in charge of organising the two-day conference.
Maha Zayed Al Qaqaa Al Ruwaili, the assistant undersecretary for educational affairs at the ministry, as well as other officials and students, were present for the inauguration ceremony. Dr. Al Nuaimi appreciated the exhibition's high-caliber, inventive, and diversified works, which showcase the students' talents and their unique, inspirational concepts.
He commended the preparation and organisation efforts made by the Department of Special Education and Inclusive Education at the Ministry, particularly in creating a welcoming environment for students. He also praised the material resources and human resources represented by teachers with innovative, creative ideas who have been inspiring students to innovate.
The exhibition, according to Fatima Saeed Salem Al Saadi, acting director of the Department of Special Education and Inclusive Education, aimed to showcase the abilities of students with disabilities as well as their technical and professional works, exchange best practises and experiences to allow schools to share knowledge, increase their participation and accomplishments, and promote the inclusion policy.
Al-Saadi stated that efforts are being made to coordinate with outside parties in order to provide areas in higher education so that students with disabilities can complete their university education in accordance with their abilities. He also stated that efforts are being made to provide jobs commensurate with students' abilities, preparations, and tendencies.
According to her, the participating schools endured a one-of-a-kind and unique experience in Qatar by "implementing the vocational and technical paths project for students with disabilities" in order to prepare the students for the local job market.