The Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Private Education Affairs Sector, Department of Nurseries, license, supervises, and controls nurseries.
The nursery stage is crucial in the development of a child's personality, particularly in his scholastic life. It also efficiently prepares the child for entering kindergarten, as it is the first experience for the children in the classroom, furthermore, in the State of Qatar, this stage contributes to providing the child with the necessary skills, and prepares him educationally, socially, psychologically, and cognitively instills a set of values in him, and prepares children for daily routine practices and formal learning, so that the child acquires basic skills through several Acquisitions during playing inside and outside the nursery building and activity rooms. Such as Learning skills that promote the growth of large and small muscles, cognitive skills, and communication skills such as sitting in the appropriate place, listening, respecting, and cooperating with peers, and this would lead to children becoming accustomed to adapting to different atmospheres and environments, so they feel comfortable, focused, and better prepared to learn. It also provides children with the fundamentals of education in the higher educational stages, such as language and arithmetic skills, as well as developing exploration skills, identifying their strengths, and supporting the child in practicing active learning through activities that are interesting, fun, and suspenseful, and thus developing the love of learning in children at that early stage of their lives.
Under Article No. (5) of Law No. (1) for the year 2014 regulating nurseries, which stipulates that (it is not permissible to establish a nursery, manage it, engage in one of its activities, transfer it, or change its specifications, before obtaining a license to do so Accordingly, the nursery activity may not be practiced except after obtaining a license from the Ministry of Education and Higher Education.
A true copy of the commercial license
Letter of approval to place the billboard
The work of nurseries is subject to supervision and control by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Private Education Affairs Sector, and Nurseries Department, to verify their compliance with the provisions of the articles of Law No. (1) of 2014 regulating nurseries.
A specialized team from the Nurseries Department, Private Education Affairs Sector, periodically visits nurseries to ensure that the following are adhered to:
The number of nurseries in the State of Qatar is (179) nurseries, including a nursery dedicated to receiving children with disabilities.
To see the list of nurseries in Qatar,
It is one of the initiatives of the Nursery Department in the Private Education Affairs of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, which aims to eliminate the phenomenon of unlicensed nurseries by the Ministry and subject them to legal accountability, to ensure the safety and security of children in the State of Qatar.
To report an unlicensed nursery please contact us through
To contact the Nurseries Department, Private Education Affairs at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, please email us at