More than 200 Palestinian teachers set to work in Qatar by September

More than 18 months after a deal was brokered to allocate work visas to 20,000 people from Palestine, more than 200 Palestinians are due to arrive in Doha after Ramadan to work as teachers, the territory’s ambassador to Qatar has said.

The wave of new workers includes residents of both Gaza and the West Bank who will be employed in Qatar’s independent (state-run schools) in time for the start of the new academic year in September, according to Munir Ghannam, the Palestinian Ambassador to Qatar.

This follows an announcement last month by Qatar’s Supreme Education Council (SEC) that it was hiring 1,500 new teachers from Arab countries to work in government schools to help address teacher shortages.
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