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,...

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...

25,000 teachers to be trained abroad

ARAB NEWS - The Ministry of Education is set to train 25,000 teachers and employee as part of the King Abdullah Public Education Development Project. Tatweer Education Holding, the company tasked with implementing the project, is...

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...

Wanted: 630 trainers, other staff for TVTC

Arab News - The Riyadh-based Technical and Vocational Training Cooperation (TVTC) needs 630 employees for various posts, including instructors. There are vacancies in computer engineering, communications, warehouses administration, office management, electronics and production across the...

Saudi universities to accept 95% of high school graduates

Arab News - The Ministry of Education has announced that Saudi universities would accept 95 percent of high school graduates, despite a royal decree four years ago setting a ceiling of 70 percent. The royal decree...

High fees, incompetent staff at private schools irk parents

Arab News - Private schooling is often chosen by parents to ensure their children receive a higher quality of education than in government schools. However, parents and custodians of students have faced frustration lately due to...

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