Qatar Academy for Science and Technology (QAST)
Education City stadium will house two Qatar Foundation schools after Qatar 2022 World Cup.
Qatar Foundation (QF), under the umbrella of its Pre-University Education (PUE). has announced the launch of its new school, the Qatar Academy for Science and Technology, within the Education City (EC) development west of Doha city center, on the site of the QF Stadium.
Initially, the school will accommodate for 240 student’s enrolments for the STEM Program on approximately 5,994 m2 GFA.
The Qatar Academy for Science and Technology building will include 12 educational studios, three science laboratories, an entrepreneurial laboratory, wood and technology business studios, electronics and metal stores, spaces for graphic design and video production, as well as a workspace.
Qatar Academy of Science and Technology is designed for students wishing to obtain a specialized education in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics to become creative students who master the knowledge and skills required to find solutions to the challenges facing Qatar and the countries of the world.
President of Pre-University Education, QF, said:
“With Academyati and Qatar Academy for Science and Technology being a vibrant part of its precinct, Education City Stadium will have a true community feel once the World Cup has concluded. The young learners who begin to develop the skills that will shape their lives within the stadium will be a living embodiment of its enduring value to Qatar, illustrating that while this is a wonderful sporting venue, it is also so much more.”
“The QAST building will house 12 learning studios, three science labs and an entrepreneurial lab, woodwork and technology studios, electronic and metal shops, and spaces for graphic design and video production, as well as a Maker Space. “Qatar Academy for Science and Technology has been designed from the ground up to provide Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics [STEM] programs of study that empower our students to become innovators who master the knowledge and skills required to create solutions for challenges that face Qatar and the world,” said the Director of QAST.
“Students develop a personalized program of studies in engineering, computer science, and biological sciences, and participate in research and internships within Qatar Foundation’s diverse community of universities and research and development laboratories. Our students conduct authentic research and problem-solving by way of our award-winning CRISP curriculum, and in the last two years students have taken challenging A-Level or AP courses that allow them to compete for seats at some of the world’s best universities”.
The facilities are designed to attain a 4-star GSAS rating.
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