TQ Construction and Drilling Training Center Inaugurated in Dammam
Dammam, Saudi Arabia, 27th February, 2014 – Leading representatives from Saudi’s oil and gas sector gathered in Dammam on Thursday, February 27th, to launch the newest Saudi Petroleum Services Polytechnic (SPSP), the Construction and Drilling Training Center. His Royal Highness Prince Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz attended the Inauguration, along with His Excellency, Eng. Ali Ibrahim Al-Naimi, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources; Dr Ali Nasir Al-Ghofais, Governor of TVTC and His Excellency Mr Khalid Al-Falih, President and CEO of Saudi Aramco. Continue reading “New Polytechnic to Develop Next Generation of Workers for Petroleum Services Industry”
Pearson secures contract with T4EDU to develop new standards for providers and monitor improvements to English language training in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as a project under King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz’s Project for Development of Public Education
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, January 25th 2014 – Developing the standard of English language providers in Saudi Arabia is at the centre of a new project to be delivered by Tatweer, Saudi Arabia’s strategic education services company, and Pearson, the world’s leading learning company.
The English Partnership Management Project is a flagship programme of the Tatweer Company for Educational Services (T4EDU) in implementing King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz’s Project for Development of Public Education, and forms part of Saudi Arabia’s broader education reform agenda to improve the quality of teaching and learning across the Kingdom. Continue reading “Third Party English Language Providers to Meet New Quality Standards”
King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz’s Project for Development of Public Education to undergo world-class professional development training across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Riyadh, KSA, January 21st 2014 – Tatweer Company for Educational Services (T4EDU) the exclusive executor of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz’s Project for Development of Public Education, Saudi Arabia’s strategic education services company, has announced that the world’s leading learning company, Pearson, will deliver a flagship project to provide Saudi Arabian teachers with professional development training aimed at improving learning outcomes in the Kingdom.
The Math and Science Teacher Development Programme is a ground-breaking initiative of the Tatweer Company for Educational Services (T4EDU). The project forms part of Saudi Arabia’s broader education reforms, which are seeking to raise the standard of teaching across the entire spectrum of Saudi’s education system, and increase the country’s standing in international educational comparison tables. Continue reading “New Tatweer Project to Improve Kingdom’s Standard of Math and Science Teaching”
Gains in Female Education in Saudi Arabia Continue with New E-Learning Initiatives
Riyadh, KSA, October 23rd 2013 – 12,000 new female university entrants in Saudi Arabia will have access to ground breaking learning technology under a new agreement between the world’s largest female-only university and the global education solutions provider, Pearson.
Riyadh’s Princess Noura University has partnered with Pearson to provide its preparatory year students with IT course content for tablet devices as part of the University’s efforts to build a world class digital learning environment for its students. The content will be delivered through Pearson’s MyLabs e-learning technology, an online homework and tutorial system that is used by tertiary institutions around the world. The agreement represents the rapid move towards digital learning in Saudi’s higher education sector, as the KSA Government continues to channel unprecedented funds into creating a world class education system in the country. Continue reading “The World’s Largest Female University Introduces Digital Learning Technology”
Saudi Arabia’s spend on education is 5.6% of its GDP, higher than the world average of 4.4%
Dubai, UAE, October 9th 2013 – The World Health Organisation (WHO) says that over a billion people, about 15 percent of the world’s population, live with some form of disability and children with disabilities are less likely to attend and complete school than those without any impediments.
These startling figures were discussed at a preparatory meeting held in Dubai on 3rd October this year for The International Exhibition and Forum for Education (IEFE) which will be take place in February 2014. The focus of this meeting was to highlight the investments being made by the KSA government in education, discussing partnership opportunities for investors while discussing the deployment of smart technologies in special needs education for children. Continue reading “Preparatory Meeting for “International Exhibition & Forum for Education (IEFE)” Discusses Education Investment in KSA Focuses on Special Education Needs”
E-Learning Initiatives Help Realise Saudi’s Vision of a Knowledge-Based Economy
Riyadh, KSA, Dubai, UAE, October 7th 2013 – As Saudi Arabia realises its long-term goals of improving literacy and school attendance rates, embedding e-learning in Saudi schools and universities is fast becoming the next major education challenge for the country.
Saudi Arabia has achieved remarkable improvements in education over recent years, with literacy hitting an all-time high of 96 per cent, and 99 per cent of school age children in the Kingdom now attending school. With basic education indicators firmly on a pathway of success, education experts are now looking to e-learning as the next focus of Saudi Arabia’s education policy. Continue reading “Growth of eLearning in KSA Marks the Next Phase of Educational Development in the Country”
Pearson welcomes the International Monetary Fund’s finding that Saudi Arabia’s large youth population presents opportunities for GCC region if well managed.
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, August 22th 2013 – Pearson, the world’s largest education company, has welcomed a report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that finds youth unemployment in Saudi Arabia could be lowered by reducing reliance on public sector jobs and by improving the competitiveness of Saudi workers in the private sector. Continue reading “Growing Youth Population in Saudi offers Economic Potential”