Arab News – More than 10,000 teachers in the Kingdom will be provided jobs in nursery schools, the Ministry of Education (MoE) has announced.
It said 1,500 schools have been opened in the past five years, with an average of 300 kindergartens annually. This brings the total to 1,793 schools across the country.
The ministry seeks to increase the number of children and create jobs for Saudi women who have specialized in the field.
Investors could also support this program, according to specific criteria in order to facilitate partnership between the MoE and the Ministry of Social Affairs in shifting licensing procedures to the MoE.
The ministry also announced that annual educational meetings were held with the directors of departments and heads of departments in the KG educational areas in different provinces. It discussed the challenges and difficulties and ways of overcoming them.
The MoE has prepared manuals for KG schools, including physical environment education and evaluation. It also issued two guidelines, including regulatory procedures, besides improving learning standards.
The ministry has implemented comprehensive quality educational components of the program and personal safety. With regard to the provision of care and education for disadvantaged children, the ministry implemented Mother-Child Education Program to support mothers of school-going children.
It has also trained 31 teachers from nine provinces and regions (Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam, Al-Ahsa, Northern Border Region, Asir, Jazan, Makkah and Taif). Besides, it has set up 750 apprenticeship training programs with the support of Arab Gulf Development Fund (AGFUND) program and Association of Child Welfare.
The ministry also released a list of nurseries and kindergartens in public schools of general education.


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