90 percent of international schools face financial crisis

Arab News - Mansour Al-Khunaizan, chairman of the National Committee for Private and International Education at the Council of Saudi Chambers, said that about 90 percent of international schools were facing financial ruin due to...

Private schools plan to raise transport fees

Arab News - Some private school principals have informed parents that they plan to raise fees for transport because of the rise in fuel prices announced by the government late last year. They stated that several...

Students urge Najran University to extend registration period

Arab News - Students have urged the Ministry of Education (MOE) to intervene and extend the date of registration at the University of Najran which had started classes for the current semester. The students from the...

New portal to facilitate Saudi students’ entry to US varsities

Saudi Gazette - The Saudi cultural attaché in Washington has launched an advanced digital gateway, under the supervision of the Education Ministry, to facilitate Saudi students’ admission to reputed American universities. The gateway will assist academically...

IISJ steals the show at Dar Al-Hekma UN event

Saudi Gazette - Around 34 girls from International Indian School-Jeddah (IISJ) participated in the 5th annual Dar Al-Hekma Model UN Conference held recently at Dar Al-Hekma University's premises. The school’s head girl Sumaiya Fatima, Anam Bayazid,...

Students ‘sparkle’ at annual exhibition

ARAB NEWS - Novel International School (Almubioon International School) held the 5th exhibition and ISA project at its campus recently. The show was titled ‘Sparkle 2014’ (Project Day 2014). Children had been working on the project...

Private schools’ application to increase tuition fees rejected

Arab News - The Ministry of Education has rejected the applications of a number of private schools seeking permission to increase their yearly tuition fees. The bar is set to remain in place for a...

Saudi graduates to get on-job training in Ireland

Arab News - Saudi students will be offered an opportunity to gain work experience after completing their graduation in Irish universities, the country’s ambassador has said. Ireland has agreed to a request from the Council...

Firms asked to employ graduates of TVTC

Arab News - Technical and vocational training colleges would focus on the Kingdom’s job market requirements, said Labor Minister Mufrej Al-Haqabani, chairman of the board of directors of the Technical and Vocational Training Corp....

New regulations set for teachers’ early retirement

Arab News - The Ministry of Education said teachers can apply for early retirement through calculating the years of service in the education sector. All education departments have been directed to consider the requests of...

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