The Transformation of Language Policy in Qatar's Educational Reform
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This paper discusses the relationship between the language policies reform in Qatar's educational policy since 2012 on the students, performance, ideologies. Furthermore, most of the conducted studies show a greater implementation on the first language "Arabic" as a medium of instruction and teaching school subjects such as, science and math. Many variables were examined such as the country's economic and developmental needs and the demographic changes in Qatar that occurred as a result of globalization. Moreover, the new approach to achieve Qatar's vision of 2030 was employed in many industrial and educational reforms. The analyzed studies show the stages of this reform, and its disappointment results and how Qatar is still working on its educational policy towards its 2030 vision, in comparison, to the results of other countries like the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia who adopted English language in their educational methods.
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