RQPI evaluates and implements educational reform (including standards-based reform). We develop new approaches to measuring student achievement and help clients use data to improve the quality of education.
RAND on Education
RQPI Publications on Education
Assesses stakeholder perspectives on Qatar's school transportation system (STS), identifies a vision and goals for the STS, and discusses strategies to achieve the vision and better align Qatar's STS with international norms.
Reform-minded leaders of Qatar, who have embarked on a sweeping reform of their nation's education system, asked RAND to evaluate the education finance system that has been adopted and to offer suggestions for improvements.
Lessons from the Field: Developing and Implementing the Qatar Student Assessment System, 2002-2006 — 2009
This report recounts the development of Qatar's internationally benchmarked standards-based assessment system, providing important lessons learned for Qatar and other countries that are seeking to implement standards-based educational reforms.
Summarizes the project, begun in October 2003, to reform Qatar University, including the impetus for reform, the design and implementation of the reform agenda, and a review of challenges that have been overcome and those that remain.
Describes a study conducted to assess how well Qatar's post-secondary education system is producing Qataris capable of furthering the nation's goals, as well as to determine priorities for developing post-secondary opportunities.