Ashghal hands over 11 new schools to ministry

 07 Sep 2016 - 10:36

Ashghal hands over 11 new schools to ministry
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DOHA: The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has handed over 11 new schools to the Ministry of Education and Higher Education after completion of construction, ahead of the new academic year beginning later this month.
Four remaining schools will be handed over soon, taking the total to 15. Ashghal said it is putting the finishing touches to six kindergartens, due to be delivered after mid-September.
Ashghal is constructing 21 new school buildings, with a cost of approximately QR1bn, with different interior designs, including walls and floors, with more attractive paints and patterns that would help improve the educational environment.
Construction of these educational facilities follows the standard design model for schools, comprising 25 classrooms to accommodate about 650 students and various facilities including science, language and IT laboratories, sports and art halls, multipurpose halls, gyms, libraries and classrooms in addition to outdoor spaces with shaded parking spaces, playgrounds and service buildings.

Likewise, the nurseries are composed of 12 classrooms to accommodate 240 children, shaded playing and activity areas, music, language and computer rooms, in addition to a library, classrooms and external spaces, comprising shaded parking spaces, green areas and service buildings.
The design of schools and kindergartens is in line with the Qatari code for people with special needs, providing ramps at entrances and exits with special specifications for bathrooms and other areas.
It also complies with safety requirements adopted by Global Fire and Security Systems and Qatari Civil Defence.

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New schools are: Jassim bin Mohammad Prep School (Al Froosh), Lusail Model School for Boys (Al Furoush), Al Ghuwairiya Common School for Girls (Leghwairiya), Joaan Primary School for Boys (Onaiza), Al Shamal Secondary School for Boys (Madinat Al Shamal), Al Sheehaniya Prep/Secondary School For Girls (Al Sheehaniya), Qatar Technical Secondary School (Extension-Abu Hamour), Mesaieed Primary/Prep School for Boys (Mesaieed), Mesaieed Primary/Prep School for Girls (Mesaieed), Al Kaaban School for Girls (Al Kaaban), Al Thakhira Model School for Boys (Al Thakhira), Al Karaana Common School for Girls (Al Karaana),
Saad Ibn Abi Wakas Model School for Boys (Al Wajba), Halima Primary School for Girls (Al Wajba), Umm Salama Primary School for Girls (Al Wajba).
Six new nurseries are expected to be built in Al Thakhira, Al Messila, Wadi Al Banat, Hazm Al Markhiya, Nuaija, and Umm Ghuwailina.

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