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The ministry of Education and Higher Education - Qatar
Ministry's Mandate

​Education is one of the most critical pillars in Q​​​​atar's vision of a diversified, knowledge-based economy and a prosperous future for its citizens. The Ministry's goal is to produce confident, self-reliant and hard-working critical thinkers. Students will graduate with 21st century skills and values to succeed in higher education, in the workforce and in life.

The Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MOEHE) is the government entity charged with supporting and regulating education in Qatar. That includes a full array of K-12 public and private schools and high-quality institutions of higher education.

The Ministry is led by H. E. Dr. Mohammed Abdul Wahed Ali Al-Ha​​​mmadi​ who was appointed in 2013.

Major Ministry Responsibilities

  • Develop educational policies to achieve success.
  • Continuously monitor and incorporate best practices and evidence-based research - within the Qatari cultural and social context- to improve teaching and learning.
  • License private schools.
  • Provide a variety of scholarships to qualified Qatari students attending colleges and universities
  • Qualify institutions of higher education eligible for Qatari scholarships.
  • Recruit, train, support and license public school teachers.
  • Set curriculum standards for math, science, English, Arabic, and Islamic studies for all public K-12 schools​.

Vision, Mission and Values
The Ministry has identified a mission, a vision, and a set of values to guide its work.​

Vision: “Leading innovative, high-quality, life-long learning opportunities serving Qatar's society".

Mission: “Regulate and support high quality learning opportunities across all educational levels to provide individuals in Qatar's society with the needed knowledge, skills, and attitudes accord​ing to their abilities and in line with the national values needs".

Values:

  • Innovation: We seek to develop new ways of working to improve the services in the Ministry.
  • Excellence: We seek excellence in all areas and to provide the highest standards of quality and perfection.
  • Participation: We work as one team, sharing information to accomplish tasks while respecting different opinions and ideas.
  • Transparency: We are transparent in all procedures as we maintain the highest standards of integrity.
  • Accountability: We acknowledge our responsibility to perform our duties honestly and sincerely.

Ministry's Services
The Ministry offers a broad range of services to key stakeholders and the public. They can be found in Our Services by clicking here​.​