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May 2, 2016

TAMUQ and Maersk Oil Qatar Announce Third Annual STEM Educator of the Year Contest

Texas A&M University at Qatar (TAMUQ) and Maersk Oil Qatar have announced the third annual STEM Educator of the Year Award competition for Qatar’s top teacher in math and science, as part of the Dhia: Engineering Leaders program.
The Dhia partnership between Texas A&M at Qatar and Maersk Oil Qatar supports the development of Qatar’s knowledge-based economy through outreach programs designed to inspire young people in Qatar to take up science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in school and university.

STEM education in primary, preparatory and secondary schools is central to these efforts, and the STEM Educator of the Year Award recognizes outstanding educators whose work contributes to exceptional STEM education in Qatar.

The STEM Educator of the Year Award commends the commitment of teachers and the positive impact they are having on young people in Qatar.
Eligible candidates for the award are teachers of STEM disciplines in independent, private and international primary, preparatory and high schools in Qatar are eligible for nomination for the STEM Educator of the Year Award.

Nominees must have been employed by their nominating school for at least one full academic year and be currently employed by the nominating school. Nominations are due 21 May.

A selection committee will review nomination packets and choose the winning teacher, who will receive a cash prize of 20,000 Qatari Riyals.

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