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”

Education Survey: Saudi Learners Aiming High

Survey undertaken by world’s largest learning organisation gives snapshot of KSA students’ ambitions.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, November 29th 2014 – A study undertaken by Pearson, the world’s largest learning company has found that Saudi students have high expectations for their future. Of those Saudi students surveyed, 71 percent revealed they are planning to undertake further study and 62 percent said that they have plans to study abroad.

Pearson, which offers Edexcel, BTEC and LCCI qualifications in Saudi Arabia, surveyed learners who had recently completed a Pearson qualification in the Kingdom. The ‘Next Steps’ Survey was part of a global undertaking by the company to determine how well qualifications are preparing learners for higher education and the workforce, and to better understand the long-term career aspirations of graduates. Continue reading “Education Survey: Saudi Learners Aiming High”

Conference to Throw the Spotlight on Nursing as a Profession of Choice for Saudi Nationals

Saudi Health Nursing Conference supports ‘Saudization’ initiative

Riyadh, April 29th, 2014 – Highlighting the need for Saudi Nationals to adopt nursing as a career choice, the Saudi Health Exhibition & Conference 2014, the largest international healthcare event in Saudi Arabia, will host the second Saudi Health Nursing Conference with a focus on ‘Bridging the Gap from Rhetoric to Reality.’ In line with organizers’ philosophy of ‘Exhibition with Education,’ the conference will offer 30-hours CME accreditation and will run from 19 – 21 May, 2014 at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

H.E. Dr. Mohammed Bin Hamza Khoshaim, Deputy Minister of Health (MoH) for Planning and Development, Ministry of Health, will be among the key speakers at the Saudi Health Nursing Conference to discuss the MoH’s strategic approach for developing the nursing field within the Kingdom. The conference is being organized with an aim to present nursing as a novel profession in Saudi Arabia. Continue reading “Conference to Throw the Spotlight on Nursing as a Profession of Choice for Saudi Nationals”

eLearning Initiatives Help Realise Saudi’s Vision of a Knowledge-Based Economy

Growth of e-learning in KSA marks the next phase of educational development in the country

Riyadh, KSA, 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 “eLearning Initiatives Help Realise Saudi’s Vision of a Knowledge-Based Economy”