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Over 5,000 apply for Qatar teacher license

Qatar's Supreme Education Council (SEC) has said that more than 5,000 school teachers and leaders have already applied for the mandatory professional licence ahead of the July 31 deadline set for the online registration, the Peninsula has reported. The new licensing system is aimed at raising the teaching standards in Qatar and the applicants should meet the National Professional Standards for School Teachers and Leaders to qualify for a licence, SEC said. The standards ensure that teachers have mastery over the subjects they teach.