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Kindergarten shut down and fined over violations

A Doha Misdemeanour Court has ordered the closure of a nursery for three months for conducting activities that violated provisions of its commercial licence, local Arabic daily Arrayah has reported. The court also ordered the nursery to pay a fine of QR 20,000 for the violations. Earlier, inspectors from the competent authority had found that the nursery, housed in a villa complex, often hosted commercial exhibitions. Some parts of the building were rented out to exhibitors to display their products, it was found. The nursery also collected entry fees from people who attended the exhibitions. Though the inspectors warned the nursery management to stop such practices, the latter continued to host exhibitions on its premises. The case was eventually handed over to the Public Prosecution, which investigated the matter and referred it to the court. Stricter regulations for childcare facilities According to Peninsula Qatar, authorities implemented tougher regulations for nurseries and…

Parents Corner
A number of new schools to open in 2015-16

Following several complaints about shortage of seats in Qatar’s private schools, a number of new schools are expected to open in the next academic year, Peninsula has reported. An Arabic daily spoke to Mr. Hamad Al Ghali, Director of the Private Schools Office at Supreme Education Council, on this issue and below is the summary of his comments: SEC has received 96 applications for opening private schools during the 2015-2016. A final decision on the applications will be announced in June. Schools that have got initial approval have been given time until May-June to meet the licensing requirements so that they can start functioning when the next academic year begins. Last year, the SEC opened 35 private schools, including international schools, after receiving 98 applications for the 2014-2015 academic year. In November-December every year, the Private Schools Office receives requests for licences to open new private schools and kindergartens. Criteria for School…

Qatar Guides
List of Nurseries & Preschools in Doha

Looking for the best nursery or playschool for your toddler ? Here is our roundup of Nurseries and Preschools in Doha in alphabetical order. Acorn Nursery Abu Hamour — Villa 90, Heenat Al Meashab Street, Abu Hamour – Tel: 44478333 Website: Al Bateel International Kindergarten (ABIK) Al Mamoura — Near Dhreima (Qatar Orphan Foundation) – Tel : 44502168 Website: Al Nebras International Preschool West Bay — Between Qatar University and the Golf Club, Al Dafna – Tel : 44358251 Website: American Lycetuff Al Waab — Near Al Sadd Sports Club – – Tel : 66349500, 33860046 Duhail — Behind Landmark Mall – Tel : 66349500, 33860046 Facebook Page Apple Tree Nursery Al Waab — Opposite Qatar Driving School, Near Gulf Theater, Off Al-Khufoos Street – Tel: 44812147 Website: Bambinos Nursery Madinat Khalifa — Towwar Compound, Behind Landmark Mall, Arab League St- Tel: 44441020, 77707666 Website: Bricks 4 Kidz Al Dafna — Onaiza, Near Qatar Sports Club /…