Demand for Saudi IT Specialists Outstrips Supply

Dean of Information Technology at Al-Imam Muhammad Bin Saud Islamic University: “Saudi youth is leading the way to knowledge-based economy in the Kingdom”

Saudi Arabia has impressive penetration of smartphones compared to global average

Al Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, February 27, 2016 – Development Plan focused on narrowing the technology gap between the Kingdom and other industrial countries by 2020, and to promote the transition to a knowledge-based economy, the Dean of Information Technology at Al-Imam Muhammad Bin Saud Islamic University has called for students’ enhanced involvement in IT in order to meet the job market’s needs in Saudi Arabia. Continue reading “Demand for Saudi IT Specialists Outstrips Supply”

Saudi Educators Excel in Master Trainer Programme

Pearson programme enhancing standard of math and science education in KSA.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, May 4th 2015 – The Chief Executive of Saudi Arabia’s Tatweer Company for Educational Services (T4Edu) has congratulated the latest group of Master Trainers to complete the first phase of the Saudi Math and Science Teacher Development Programme.

The Master Trainer Programme is a key component of the broader Math and Science teacher development project being administered by T4Edu through the King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Public Education Development Project (Tatweer), in collaboration with Pearson, the world’s largest learning company. Of the 407 participants that completed the most recent course of the Programme that concluded in December 2014, a 100 percent pass-rate was achieved, with 94 percent of these receiving the highest available score of an A grade. Continue reading “Saudi Educators Excel in Master Trainer Programme”

Pearson Working with Tatweer to Deliver Training to 500 Master Educators

T4EDU Launches Math and Science Teacher Development Programme

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, November 27th 2014 – Saudi Arabia’s Tatweer Company for Educational Services (T4EDU) in conjunction with Pearson, the world’s largest learning company, have announced the wider rollout of the Saudi Math and Science Teacher Development Programme.

The programme will see ultimately 500 educators from across the Kingdom take part in a Master Trainer Training Programme across three levels of learning: Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced. Foundation level training will take place in November and December 2014, with further levels planned in 2015.  The 500 Master Trainers will then go on to provide professional development training to over 100,000 primary and secondary teachers across the country, building Saudi teachers’ pedagogical skills and knowledge in the mathematics and science fields. Continue reading “Pearson Working with Tatweer to Deliver Training to 500 Master Educators”

Texas A&M – Saudi Arabia HRD Masters Program (video)


The Human Resource Development Master of Science Program in Saudi Arabia offers Saudi professionals the flexibility to learn valuable human resource development skills. A collaborative agreement between Texas A&M University and the Arabian Society for Human Resource Management, students complete coursework online and attend face-to-face class periodically with college faculty who travel to Saudi Arabia to teach.