Interactive display offers a new way to learn math

Saudi Gazette - LEARNING several academic disciplines at once in an interactive and practical way is a new direction initiated by the Saudi Ministry of Education. One program named “Mathematics Is Our Life” just concluded a...

Universities hire part-time staff ‘to evade Saudization’

Arab News - A number of universities have reportedly resorted to hiring part-time Saudi staff with higher degrees, using the pay-by-hour system to avoid permanent employment. This practice was started after some Saudi universities were criticized...

King Salman receives education minister, new university directors

SPA - Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman received at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah on Sunday Minister of Education Ahmed Al-Issa who was accompanied by Director of Imam Muhammad Bin Saud Islamic University...

Scholarship students in US make a mark with social work

Arab News - Saudi scholarship students in the US have taken up the cudgels against attempts to distort the image of Islam and Muslims by getting involved in social and charity work. “We need to participate...

Private schools asked to hire special education college grads

Arab News - The Minister of Education, Dr. Ahmed Al-Isa, has issued a general circular to all private and international schools instructing them to hire graduates of special education colleges. The move comes as part of...

US cancels education visas of some Saudi students

Saudi Gazette - US immigration authorities have nullified education visas of some Saudi foreign scholarship students during this academic year. Some of these students have been sent back on arrival at American airports or from...

Scholarship students can now enroll in Malaysian universities

Saudi Gazette - The Ministry of Education has decided to open scholarships for Saudi male and female students to study in several Malaysian universities. Saudi Cultural Attache to Kuala Lumpur, Zayed Bin Ajeer Al-Harithy, said undergraduate...

Mobile repair workshops popular with women

Saudi Gazette - The Technical and Vocational Training Corporation offered mobile repair workshops to university and college female students is proving to be a draw. An accredited trainer for mobile repair Maryam Al-Subaie said the corporation...

Role of martyrs, Decisive Storm to be in school curriculum

Arab News - The undersecretary of the Ministry of Education for curriculum and educational programs, Mohammed Al-Harthy, said that a number of subjects and activities in the next year’s curriculum would be dedicated to martyrs’...

2,000 govt schools to be made ‘independent’

Arab News - The Ministry of Education will soon make 2,000 government schools “independent,” allowing them autonomy in administrative and financial matters. These schools would help reduce the financial burden of the government and help improve...

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