Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Qatar- Rota honours Adult Literacy instructors  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - The Peninsula - 22/04/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!


(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Reach Out To Asia (Rota) recognised the achievements of Education City's low-skilled workers and volunteer student tutors who participated in Rota's Adult English Literacy (RAEL) Programme, during a recent reflection event at the Education City Student Centre.

Rota's learning initiative was conducted in collaboration with selected universities and in partnership with Qatar Petroleum (QP) to enable workers to achieve personal goals and improve life opportunities.

"Our partnership with Rota is a long-standing commitment and sponsoring Rota's Adult English Literacy Programme clearly demonstrates the strength of QP's partnership approach in our corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives," said Abdulrahman Al Obaidly, QP Public Relations and Communication Department Manager.

"In addition, it affirms QP's commitment to the social development of Qatar as we contribute in empowering people with valuable skills that will surely make a difference in their lives", he added.

During the reflection event students and migrant workers were felicitated with certificates for participating in the 2013/2014 RAEL Programme, the fifth and mossuccessful Rota Adult English Literacy drive to date.


For the current academic year, Rota implemented the programme in partnership with Georgetown, Weill Cornell Medical College and Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar.

Eight-five university students taught basic and intermediate level English classes to 250 workers employed across the three universities, with cleaners, pantry staff and other support staff among the Education City workers benefitting from improved English language skills.

Rota's Adult English Literacy classes are taught during a 16-week period split into two terms. "The Rota Adult English Literacy Programme is a means of supporting workers to enhance their ability to achieve personal goals and improve life opportunities. We hope that by participating in the programme, participants have developed higher aspirations and an increased sense of wellbeing and empowerment," said Rota Director Essa Al Mannai.

"We are thankful to our sponsor, Qatar Petroleum who also shares our belief of supporting workers to enhance their ability to achieve personal objectives and improve life prospects, through our adult literacy programme," added Al Mannai.

 


The Peninsula




  MENA News Headlines
 Mar 1 2017 - Jordan- AlGhad Mourns 'Accountant', Dies in Accident on CampusAlghad Newspaper
(MENAFN - Alghad Newspaper) AMMAN —AlGhad— An accountant for AlGhad, aged 54, was found dead inside the Newspaper building due to an unfortunate accident. The police have launched an ...

 Mar 1 2017 - King Congratulates Jordanians on 61st Army Arabisation AnniversarySays Arabisation Reinforced and Furthered Jordan's Independence and SovereigntyAlghad Newspaper
(MENAFN - Alghad Newspaper) AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Twitter, congratulated Jordanians on the 61st Anniversary of the Arabisation of the Army, when His Majesty ...

 Mar 1 2017 - Authorities Seize 200k Narcotic Pills near Jordan-Syria BorderlineAlghad Newspaper
(MENAFN - Alghad Newspaper) AMMAN —AlGhad— A joint Border Guard and Anti-Narcotics task force stormed a drug lair near the northern Jordan-Syria borderline and found a stash of 200 ...

 Mar 1 2017 - ROMA: Los hielos polares se reducen cada vez másMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Editorial) iCrowdNewswire - Feb 28, 2017 Los hielos polares se reducen cada vez más Por Baher Kamal La extracción mundial de minerales se triplicó en las ...

 Mar 1 2017 - Kuwait- Nation stuck in trivialities - 'Development scarce'Arab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) Ahmad Al-Sarraf Some time ago, the Court of Appeals in Mauritania sentenced to death writer Mohammad Ould Omekhetir, on charges of apostasy, after he was arrested for ...

 Mar 1 2017 - AlGhanim and AlMarzouq join Boursa Kuwait board - High qualified professionalsArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) Mohammed Al-Saqqaf KUWAIT CITY, Feb, 28: Boursa Kuwait recently announced that two new board members have joined its board; Talal Fahad AlGhanim and Soliman Barrak ...

 Mar 1 2017 - Zain wins prestigious GSMA award - Group honored with 'Outstanding Contribution to Mobile Industry Award'Arab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) BARCELONA, Feb 28: Zain Group, a leading mobile telecom innovator in eight markets across the Middle East and Africa, announces its recognition as a winner of the GSMA's ...

 Mar 1 2017 - Kuwait- Ooredoo named as one of world's top 50 telecoms brands - Company's brand value nearly quadrupled to more than $3bn in four yearsArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) Group photo of Ooredoo officials at the event DOHA, Feb 28: Ooredoo is the fastest-growing of any of the major telecoms brands in the region, rising in value 48 percent from ...

 Mar 1 2017 - Julius Baer hold off Bin Drai 11-10 - Zedan outclass WolvesArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) Action shot taken during the Zedan and Wolves Polo match. DUBAI, UAE, Feb 28: Julius Baer by Habtoor Polo and Zedan Polo achieved this afternoon at the Al Habtoor Polo ...

 Mar 1 2017 - 8th Kuwait Open tennis tourney starts March 2Arab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) 8th Kuwait Open Tennis Tournament promo logo KUWAIT CITY, Feb 28, (KUNA): Kuwait Tennis Association has declared the launch of the 8th Kuwait Open Tennis Tournament this ...

more...


 





Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Search News
Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help