Arab News– The Ministry of Education (MoE) recently issued a circular for the formation of a committee to grant more privileges to teachers in the Kingdom.
Education Minister Ahmad Al-Issa said the issuance of the circular is part of a comprehensive plan to activate the teaching profession.
“The circular also aims to enhance the status and image of teachers who transmit knowledge and mold the young minds of the youth,” he said.
Minister Al-Issa added that the circular also lays out policies and regulations to promote the teaching profession in the Kingdom. He said that the committee will develop regulations and legislation to preserve the rights of teachers so that they can perform their duties.
It is envisioned that they will do their best to turn out good and productive graduates who will be good leaders and responsible citizens in the future.
“Teachers could be expected to do their level best if they’re properly motivated because their rights are ensured and protected,” he said.
The committee will also recommend the implementation of “the supporting roles of educational plans and enhance communication between MoE employees and students’ families.”
It is also expected that integration in the educational process could be achieved, in addition to the dissemination of the committee’s objectives.
The committee’s objectives and educational mission on behalf of the MOE will be disseminated and publicized through the media.
“The aim is to ensure that stakeholders like school heads, teachers and parents will be properly informed about these objectives,” he said.
The committee will include Al-Issa as chairman; Education Undersecretary Abdulrahman Al-Barrak, Education Undersecretary for Girls Hayah Al-Awad; and Secretary General of the Department of Education Abdullah Al-Manea, among others.