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Mada Center Announces Offering Course to Educate Students on Digital Accessibility

26 Apr, 2021 12:09 PMAl Raya Newspaper, Qatar TribuneIntended Audience
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Qatar Assistive Technology Center (Mada), affiliated with the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC), has stated that it is working in collaboration with Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) to educate students about digital accessibility in Information and Communication Technology (ICT).

Mada Center strategy 2019-2021 in the education area aims to empower this sector to ensure an inclusive education system at all levels and constant learning through the ICT in order to unlock the potential of persons with disabilities.

Based on its role as a strategic enabler in the ICT access, Mada Center, in collaboration with strategic partners, is leading the development efforts in the ICT access and enhancing digital inclusion. This is with the aim of emphasizing the pioneering role and advanced position attained by the State of Qatar in this area. Thus, this has contributed to Qatar ranking first worldwide in The Digital Accessibility Rights Evaluation Index (DARE 2020) issued by the Global Information and Communication Technologies Initiative (G3ict).

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