The MoEHE and the CNA-Q mark the obtaining of the OSH training diploma of 80 secondary school teachers
Sep 01, 2021 – 8:36 AM
Officials at a graduation ceremony for 80 public secondary school teachers.
Doha: In collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MoEHE), the College of the North Atlantic – Qatar (CNA-Q) hosted a hybrid graduation ceremony to celebrate the completion of training in occupational health and safety (OHS) for 80 secondary school teachers in Qatar’s business and technical schools.
The ceremony was attended by Dr. Salem Al Naemi, President of AIIC-Q; Dr Rachid Benlamri, Vice-President – Academic Affairs at CNA-Q, Dr Suhaim Khalaf Al-Josaiman, Head of Continuing and Professional Education at CNA-Q, Hessa Al Ali, Director of the Center for Training and Educational Development- MoEHE, Mohamed Abdullah Al -Maraghi, Director of the Health and Safety Department-MoEHE.
The Department of Continuing and Vocational Training (CPE) of the CNA-Q, in collaboration with the School of Engineering Technologies and Industrial Trades, offered this training in occupational health and safety to graduates at the request of the Ministry of ‘Education. The courses included introductory modules on school health and safety. He also explored possible risk scenarios for health and safety in classrooms and workshops, using case studies and video examples. From an organizational and individual perspective, the program initiated discussions on possible short and long term methods to improve health and safety in schools. In addition, the sessions provided a brief overview of contemporary global and local health and safety issues.
Commenting on the event, Dr Rachid Benlamri said: “This initiative is one of many collaborations between AIIC-Q and MoEHE – Qatar. As an educational institution, we aim to disseminate knowledge and encourage development and innovation in different fields. To this end, our Continuing and Professional Education Department collaborates with our faculty and many global partners to provide top-notch education and internationally recognized programs in the Qatari market. We appreciate the trust that has been placed in our College to provide this training, and we hope that the knowledge acquired by teachers will help to create a safer environment for school staff and students.
Hessa Al Ali said: “We thank the College of the North Atlantic – Qatar for its contribution to the development of national human capital. This is a step towards the realization of the Qatar National Vision 2030 and the strategic plan of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education for 2018-2022. Four groups of teachers and administrators attended the training sessions for a full month. The Occupational Health and Safety program responds to a need within our schools. Trainees are able to effectively apply what they have learned in the workplace. This gives them a chance to improve their performance and be successful in their role.
Dr Suhaim Khalaf Al Josaiman noted: “Safe working practices should be a top priority in any establishment, they are especially important for the preparation of educational staff, especially as the knowledge and expertise of teachers is the greatest. asset of a school. At CPE, we are committed to providing courses, training and programs that provide individuals, government and private entities workforce with opportunities to learn new applied skills, improve and grow. We look forward to future collaborations and wish participants success in their professional life.