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Post-secondary education in Qatar employer demand, student choice, and options for policy

Cathleen Stasz 1947-; Eric Eide; Francisco Martorell; Rand-Qatar Policy Institute. 2007

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  • Title:
    Post-secondary education in Qatar employer demand, student choice, and options for policy
  • Author: Cathleen Stasz 1947-; Eric Eide; Francisco Martorell; Rand-Qatar Policy Institute.
  • Subjects: Education, Higher -- Qatar; Higher education and state -- Qatar; Electronic books
  • Description: Cover; Preface; Contents; Figure; Tables; Summary; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Chapter One - Introduction; Data and Methods; Study Limitations; Monograph Organization; Chapter Two - Overview of Qatar and the Policy Context; Brief History; Population; Education; Economy and Industry; Employment; Summary; Chapter Three - Skill and Occupational Demands; Current and Future Needs; Implications for Education and Training; Patterns of Education and Employment; Summary and Key Findings; Chapter Four - Qataris Who Do Not Pursue Post-Secondary Education
    Labor Market Outcomes for Those with Secondary and Post-Secondary Degrees Backgrounds and Attitudes Toward Work and School of Those with Secondary and Post-Secondary Degrees; Reasons for Not Pursuing Post-Secondary Schooling; Possible Benefits from Acquiring Certain Skills; Characteristics of Students Planning Not to Pursue Post-Secondary Studies; Summary and Key Findings; Chapter Five - Education and Training Provision; What Higher Education Programs Are Being Offered?; Do Offerings Relate to Demand for Skills in Specific Occupations/Sectors?; How Do Offerings Relate to Demand for Skills?
    Do Offered Opportunities Differ by Gender?Are There Gaps in the Offerings?; Summary and Key Findings; Chapter Six - Options for Providing New Educational Opportunities; Conceptual Approach; Costs and Benefits of Post-Secondary Investment Options; Coordination and Planning for Post-Secondary Education Investment; Chapter Seven - Recommendations; Recommendation One; Recommendation Two; Recommendation Three; Conclusion; Appendix A - Study Approach and Method; Appendix B - Post-Secondary Degrees Offered in Qatar; Appendix C - Training Providers in Qatar; References
    The leadership of Qatar has a social and political vision that calls for improving the country's post-secondary education system. Qatar's Supreme Education Council asked RAND to conduct a one-year study to assess whether the current post-secondary education opportunities in Qatar are aligned with the nation's social and economic goals, and to help articulate priorities for developing post-secondary educational opportunities, either in Qatar or through financed study abroad. The study determined that occupational demands are in the professional, technical, and sales and service occupations for
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : RAND
  • Creation Date: 2007
  • Format: 1 online resource (159 p.).
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN1-281-73668-6;ISBN9786612033186;ISBN9786611736682;ISBN0-8330-4587-3
  • OCLC Number: 437222317
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