Saturday, July 31

Education

HRH Crown Prince Announces Kingdom’s Donation of $3 million to Support the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) 2025 Strategy

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London, His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister, and Minister of Defense of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia stressed the importance of joint efforts in supporting international initiatives and programs that would enhance education economics and programs in beneficiary countries to provide high-quality educational services for those who need them most, especially in light of the coronavirus pandemic and its repercussions, posing a major challenge to many education systems around the world.The remarks were made in a speech delivered on behalf of HRH the Crown Prince by the Saudi Minister of Education Dr. Hamad bin Mohammad Al-Sheikh today at the Global Partnership for Education Summit (GPE) held under the slogan "Financing Partnership for ...

Minister of Education Affirms Saudi Arabia’s Role in Supporting and Financing Educational Projects Globally

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London, On the fringes of the Global Education Summit being held in London, Minister of Education of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Dr. Hamad bin Mohammed Al Al-Sheikh received today Chair of the Board of Directors of the Global Partnership for Education Julia Gillard.During the meeting, they discussed areas of joint cooperation, intensified efforts to contribute to the development of education at the international level and topics of discussion at the Summit.They also discussed strengthening the relationship of GPE with the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), citing the projects carried out by SFD in the education sector in various countries of the world, and praising the Saudi role in supporting the education programs in addition to cooperation between GPE and King Salman Humanitarian Aid and...

Minister of Education and Kuwaiti Education Minister Discuss Cooperation Aspects in Education

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London, on the sidelines of the Global Education Summit being held in London, Minister of Education of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Dr. Hamad bin Mohammed Al Al-Sheikh met today with Kuwaiti Minister of Education Dr. Ali bin Fahd Al-Mudhaf.During the meeting, they reviewed aspects of cooperation between the two countries in the scientific and research fields, the education suffering during the coronavirus pandemic, and the summit's agenda.They also discussed coordination and integration policies to support education programs globally.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Two bronze medal and three appreciation certificates for Syria in International Physics Olympiad

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Damascus, Students of the Syrian scientific Olympiad obtained on Saturday two bronze medals and 3 certificates of appreciation in the International Physics Olympiad (IPHO) ,organized by Lithuania (remotely) on the 19th and 21st of July, with the participation of 370 students from 76 countries around the world.Distinction and Creativity Agency said in a statement that the two bronze medals were gained by each of the students, Abdullah a-Hosni from Damascus and Muhammad Subhi Abu Raddan from Aleppo, while the certificates of appreciation were won by Abdul Aziz Jarba from Aleppo, Ammar Ali from Lattakia and Hadi Salloum from Tartous.Source: Syrian Arab News Agency

Syrian Publishers’ Union: more than 70 Syrian publishers participate in Cairo International Book Fair

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Cairo, The 52nd edition of the Cairo International Book Fair, to be held on Wednesday in Cairo, under the slogan (reading is life), with the participation of 1218 publishers from 25 countries, including Syria.In a statement to SANA’s reporter in Cairo, Haitham Hafez, head of the Syrian Publishers Union, said that more than 70 Syrian publishers will participate in the exhibition.He pointed out that the Syrian publishers carry with them the best of what Syrian books have collected in all fields, especially those related to children, knowledge and translation books.Hafez said that there will be an extended meeting between the Syrian and Egyptian Publishers Association to enhance cultural cooperation between the two countries and develop the publishing mechanism to serve the Syrian and Egypti...

Deputy Minister of Education for Universities Affairs Receives US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Benyam

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Riyadh, Deputy Minister of Education for Universities Affairs, Research and Innovation, Dr. Mohammad bin Ahmed Al-Sudairy met here today with the U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Benyam.During the meeting, which was attended by the Charge d'Affairs at the US Embassy in Saudi Arabia Martina Strong, and the Cultural Attaché Mario Krivo, ways to enhance joint cooperation in educational, scientific, research and e-learning fields, were discussed.The meeting also reviewed strengthening partnerships between universities in the two countries and exchanging experiences in educational programs.Source: Saudi Press Agency