Students to Benefit from State-of-the-Art Digital Resources

Preparatory Year Deanship at Um Al Qura University and Pearson Education to provide 13,000 students with e-learning technology

Mecca, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, May 21st, 2015 – The Preparatory Year Deanship at Um Al Qura University (PYP-UQU) has announced it is partnering with the world’s largest learning company, Pearson, to provide students with online learning and assessment technology.

Under the agreement, Pearson will provide the University with 13,000 licences for the digital products, MyMathLab, MyITLab and Mastering Physics. This will provide PYD-UQU students with a user-friendly, single point of entry for all courses and ebooks. Continue reading “Students to Benefit from State-of-the-Art Digital Resources”

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”