During a ceremony organized remotely through visual media, the “Nomas” Centre affiliated to the Ministry of Culture and Sports celebrated the launch of the “Qatari Cultural Ambassadors” Project. This is a program that aims to empower and prepare a generation of young people who shoulder the country’s cultural heritage.
The project aims to train in partnership with Oryx GTL Ltd, 40 young 14-18-year-olds for 3-4 months to work as professional assistant trainers who would bear the responsibility of this legacy and achieve sustainability in the field of human and social development.
The project also aims to achieve Qatar’s Vision 2030 in the field of human and social development. Additionally, the project attempts to strengthen the national identity, consolidate the values and traditions of Qatari society and preserve its heritage. It also aims to prepare a team of young people who would be able to represent Qatari culture at the 2022 World Cup.
The Project’s Manager, Dr. Haya Al-Ma’adadi, explained that the “Culture Ambassadors” project seeks to empower young people and achieve the Centre’s goals. Qatari young trainers from both sexes are being prepared to shoulder the legacy of parents and grandparents and acquire international languages to facilitate the process of communication and cultural exchange. She further explained that participants are distinguished graduates and members of the “Nomas” Centre since several conditions for registration were set to join the Qatari Ambassadors of Culture Project.
Al-Ma’adadi pointed out that participants in the program will receive a certificate ratified by “Nomas” as a Centre specialized in that field and a card enabling them to practice as assistant trainers. She further indicated that the Centre intends to focus in its training on the skill aspect by 70%, while focusing by 30% on the cognitive aspect.
She further pointed out that the program includes in addition professional training and exchange of different experiences with the Centre’s specialized trainers. The program also allows participants to have access to practical applications and being continuously assessed during the sessions. (5) programs will be focused on during the project in relation to male and likewise female participants.