100 Saudi trainers undergo ICT training

Arab News - Within the national plan to localize the telecommunications sector in the Kingdom, 100 trainers have undergone advanced training in telecommunications in all four major cities of the Kingdom, according to the Technical...

11 Saudi students make finals of top science contest

Arab News - Eleven talented Saudi students from the Eastern Province have made it to the finals of the Intel Science Talent Search contest (Intel STS 2016) that will be held in the United States...

New fee structure of schools questioned

Arab News- Some private schools have been accused of charging parents under the guise of “miscellaneous expenses,” following a Ministry of Education ban on hiking the fees. Parents have pointed out that the schools have...

391 students diagnosed with visual impairments

Saudi Gazette - A campaign in schools to identify visually impaired students has revealed that out of 1,240 pupils tested, 391 are in the early stages of developing the disease. Up to 522 students were stopped...

Private schools seek ministry’s nod to increase fees

Saudi Gazette - About 95 percent of the private and international schools in the Kingdom have asked the Education Ministry to allow them to increase their tuition fees. According to ministry’s sources the schools justified their...

King Salman attends 41st Graduation Ceremony of Riyadh Schools

SPA - Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman attends the graduation ceremony of Riyadh Schools in Riyadh on Tuesday. The King also honored the students who made outstanding performance.

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...

Outsiders take exam for university students

Arab News - The dean of the Al-Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University announced that the university had detected a number of irregularities and violations committed by students during the final exams of this current...

Bullying in schools often an unseen issue

Arab News -  Adults are often the last ones to know when a child is bullied at school. However, parents or school authorities should step in if any child is being beaten, threatened or...

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...

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