All students who have Arabic as their mother tongue are required to study Arabic as a first language. Many Arabic universities and higher education institutions use the language as the medium of instruction, therefore a high level of competency in Arabic is an important pre-requisite.
For younger students, we believe that having an excellent grasp of standard Arabic is essential to communicate effectively and better relate to the Arab culture.
Our licensing body, The Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MOE), defines the programme of study in Arabic as a first language, and with dedicated resources, adhere to this requirement.
Although a diverse community of many different nationalities, at AKIS we feel it is important to provide students with the opportunity to deepen their spiritual and religious knowledge. Dedicated curriculum time is devoted to Islamic studies, for Islamic students.
All students will study Qatar history up to the age of 15. We follow the MOE curriculum, and use the resources recommended by them. At AKIS we believe that for students to become global citizens, they require to develop a respect for, and celebrate local heritage. For non-Qatari students, this learning experience enables them to have a greater understanding and empathy with the local community. Qatar history is also delivered in Arabic for students with Arabic as their first language.