Qatar is home to a large number of private and international schools monitored by the country’s Supreme Education Council (SEC) and Ministry of Education.
Popular curricula such as the International Baccalaureate, British, American, French and Indian (Central Board of Secondary Education) are commonly followed by schools in Qatar. There are also schools that follow the curricula of different Arab communities such as Lebanese and Jordanian and independent schools that are operated directly under the supervision of the SEC. Most educational institutions run by the public sector in Qatar provide free education to children of government employees.
Acquiring a school seat is not easy, as the demand outweighs supply at present. Register with as many schools as possible, to keep your options open.
There are many facilities that offer pre-school, primary and secondary education in Qatar. While most public schools have separate schools for boys and girls right from the primary level, private and international schools are largely co-educational. The majority of schools have chosen English as their language of instruction, including many run by local or Arab management.