Thursday, March 4

Education

Saudi ambassador to Sudan meets with Rector of the University of Sudan

Education
Khartoum, Saudi ambassador to Sudan Ali bin Hassan Jaafar met in Khartoum today with the Rector of the University of Sudan Dr. Awad Saad Hasan and his delegation. During the meeting, ways of enhancing joint cooperation in the academic and cultural fields and enhancing contacts between officials of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Sudan in the fields of scientific exchanges, research and experiences were discussed.   Source: Saudi Press Agency

Syrian expatriate wins Educational Oscar Award in Dubai

Education
Damascus, Syrian expatriate journalist, Muhammad Issam Mahho, has won the Dubai International Award for Human Resources Development, the Educational Oscar, for the most popular educational video category, titled (I am the creation of my mother), with more than 15 million views. In a statement to SANA, Mahho expressed his pleasure as Syria, the cradle of civilization and the first alphabet, has been one of the six countries which won the educational Oscar. “We may not have the sophisticated technology which is possessed by some countries, but we do have strong minds that are capable of creativity and innovation”, Mahho added Five Syrian creative personalities were nominated to this award in various creativity fields, among them the late historian Dr. Suhail Zakkar and  late directo...

SPDRY Builds 23 New Model Schools to Promote Education in Yemeni Governorates

Education
Riyadh, The Saudi Program for the Development and Reconstruction of Yemen (SPDRY) has achieved unprecedented educational achievements through its projects that support the infrastructure of the education sector in Yemen, by building 23 new model schools in various Yemeni governorates, aiming at supporting education in Yemen. The new model schools established and equipped by the SPDRY are distributed over 23 regions in the governorate of Al-Mahra, Socotra, Aden, Taiz, Hadramout, Marib and Hajjah, where the selection of their sites came after evaluating the needs of these areas by the development specialists in the program. SPDRY equipped these schools with the newest specifications applied in similar educational projects in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It is noteworthy that the SPDRY has...

Syrian students, community in Cuba: QSD siege on Hasaka, Qamishli a war crime

Education
Havana, Syrian students who are studying at the Cuban universities and members of the Syrian community in Cuba have condemned the unjust siege imposed by QSD militia along with the US occupation on the locals in the cities of Hasaka and Qamishli. In a statement, Syrian students and members of the Syrian community in Cuba affirmed that these practices are unethical and they are considered a war crime and a blatant violation of the UN Charter and human rights. They called on the international community to move in order to lift the siege imposed on Hasaka and Qamishli and to stop the terrorist attacks against the locals. The statement asserted that QSD bet on the US occupation is a losing bet, and this is what has been proven by the experiences and the history in the region, reaffirm...

More than 1,000 Graduates to Benefit from Educational Training Programme

Education
Muscat--- Acting in cooperation with Bank Nizwa, the Ministry of Labour and the Ministry of Education today launched an educational training programme which will benefit more than 1,000 Omani graduates. The programme aims to enhance the educational sector in the Sultanate with highly skilled local manpower. The programme comes within the context of public-private partnership (PPP) and it serves the goals of Oman 2040 Vision. Khalid al-Kaid, CEO of Bank Nizwa, said in a speech on the occasion that education is the main driving force of societies around the world and that this sector cannot contribute effectively to the growth of societies without providing top quality training to teachers. Al-Kaid added that educational financing has been designed to meet the needs of those who wish to furt...

Government Directs Schools To Resume January 18

Education
The Nigerian Government has asked schools to resume on January 18, 2021 after due consultation with stakeholders.The decision was reached after a meeting with stakeholders, including Governors, Commissioners of Education, Proprietors and heads of institutions, staff unions and students.The Director, Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Goong, in a statement on Thursday, said the consensus at the meeting was that the resumption date of 18th January should remain, while parents and respective institutions ensure full compliance with Covid-19 protocols.The meeting however insisted on the compulsory wearing of facemasks by all students, teachers and workers in all schools.Other measures arrived at during the meeting included compulsory temperature checks and hand wash...