Shut down school challenges ministry’s decision in court

Saudi Gazette - The Red Sea International School, which was permanently shut down by the Ministry of Education (MOE) following the death of a student inside a school bus, on Monday filed a lawsuit challenging...

25,000 buses to transport 1.2m students free of cost

Arab News - The Ministry of Education has announced that it is offering a fleet of around 25,000 school buses free of cost to transport 1,227,525 or 20 percent of the male and female students...

Foreign scholarship program to continue, focus on quality

Saudi Gazette - Saudi scholarship students must obtain more seats in well-known American universities like Harvard and Stanford, says Dr. Mohammed Al-Eissa, Saudi cultural attaché at the Saudi Embassy in Washington, who looks after 80,000...

12 universities without rectors

Saudi Gazette - The minister of education has proposed a number of names to the higher authorities to fill top positions in several Saudi universities, the secretary-general of the Council of Higher Education has confirmed. The...

15,000 Saudi graduates pack job fair in US

Saudi Gazette - As people in the United States began a long holiday weekend to celebrate Memorial Day, which marks the official start of summer, one area outside of Washington DC was in full...

MoE amends teachers’ contracting procedures

Arab News - The Ministry of Education (MoE) has modified contracting procedures of teachers at private and international schools, both boys and girls. According a circular issued to school owners of both private and international, at...

5,000 scholarships for Saudi students

Arab News - Education Minister Dr. Azzam Al-Dakhil signed an accord on Monday with the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) under which 5,000 Saudi students will be granted scholarship and jobs in the insurance...

Prince Faisal honors graduates in Yanbu

Arab News - Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman officiated a graduation ceremony at the Higher Institute for Elastomer Industries in Yanbu on Wednesday. The event saw 57 trainees passing out from the institute. Ali bin...

2,000 medical students to visit schools

Saudi Gazette - A total of 2,000 medical students specializing in pediatrics will visit schools to offer free checkups and diagnoses to pupils of all ages. King Abdulaziz University Children’s Health Campaign Supervisor Dr. Abdulmueen...

Ministry unifies regulations for foreign students

Arab News - The Ministry of Education has issued new regulations for document evaluation of Saudi and non-Saudi students coming from outside the Kingdom during the middle of the school year (after or before the...

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