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Space camp programme by Boeing A senior aviation security inspector from Qatar attended Boeing Educators to Space Camp programme held in Huntsville, Alabama in the United States. Captain Mohammed Al Khater was part of a group of more than 90 delegates and students from 11 countries taking part in a weeklong training adventure. “The programme was very beneficial, and proved to be creative and innovative in teaching us techniques that we were able to implement with our teams upon returning home. This is an excellent initiative from Boeing, and I am very excited to have been part of it,” said Captain Mohammed. This year’s group of participants represented 11 countries, 16 American States, and the District of Columbia. Since 1992, more than 800 teachers have participated in Boeing’s annual programme, designed to help them motivate their students in the subjects of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), which is estimated to have reached more than 400,000 students around the world. The Boeing Educators to Space Camp programme uses information on current space

Promoting education Qatar National Bank (QNB) announced the launch of its Education Plan campaign as part of its corporate social responsibility policy.

exploration initiatives to enhance teaching skills in presenting STEM lessons in a way that will inspire students and help ensure a skilled workforce for a globally competitive technology market. The group participated in activities such as simulated space missions, astronaut training, and lectures by rocketry and space exploration experts.

A good education and a degree from a respected university are the key to unlocking many doors of opportunity for children. This investment plan is designed to help people save the cost of higher education by guaranteeing the growth of their contributions over the years.

“Boeing is an active advocate of educational advancement and has a long-term commitment to community development in the Middle East.” said Jeffrey Johnson, President of Boeing Middle East. “By offering students and educators a chance to take part in the Space Camp programme, we are focusing on elevating the quality of education in the region, so that students can excel in a competitive global market.”

This product offers customers who have children with a savings and protection plan that helps for the future education of their children. It will give customers a sense of security and achievement knowing that their children’s education will go as planned even if everything else doesn’t.

After graduating from Space Camp, each delegate returns home with a lessonplan workbook and materials to use in the classroom or work environment. The graduates also have access to online training as well as resources to help them continue to network and communicate with their fellow camp attendees.

With a flexible savings structure, it will ensure the family’s financial independence in the event of unexpected permanent total disability or death of the policy owner. The minimum accumulation phase is five years and the maximum is 21 years. Customers can also continue to pay into the account from any country they move to. In order to enrol in the programme customers should contact the QNB customer care centre to schedule an appointment, following which a customer care officer will visit them to create a package that suits their needs. QNB has always been keen on providing its community with best products and solutions to their financial needs and this programme is one of the most attractive products of its kind in the country.

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