Tuesday, August 9

Education

Education Ministry Receives Two Excellence Certificates at WSIS 2022

Education
Riyadh-- The Ministry of Education has received two certificates of excellence at the World Summit on the Information Society Forum 2022 (WSIS 2022), which is organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in Geneva, Switzerland, under the theme of ICTs for Well-Being, Inclusion and Resilience.The WSIS 2022 granted the Ministry of Education a certificate of excellence to “Ekhtibar” platform for the category of access to information and knowledge, and another certificate was granted to the project of supporting business development offered by the Princess Nourah Bint Abdul Rahman University for the e-sciences category.The ministry has realized these two certificates after high levels of competition with global projects, which stress the quality of e-education platforms of Saud...

Saudi Physics Team Realizes Second Achievement in One Month, Wins Global Award in AphO 2022

Education
Riyadh-- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, King Abdulaziz and his Companions Foundation for Giftedness and Creativity "Mawhiba" and the Ministry of Education, has achieved a Saudi and Arab achievement through winning a global award in Asian Physics Olympiad (APhO – 2022), which was held remotely in India between May 25 and 31, from among 128 students from 28 countries, increasing its balance of awards to 10, including two bronze and 8 certificates of appreciation.Acting Secretary General of Mawhiba Dr. Amal Al-Hazzaa said that this achievement is the second within a month for the Saudi physics team, which granted the homeland three global awards in the Nordic-Baltic Physics Olympiad 2022 that was hosted by Estonia between April 22 and 24, noting that this win reflects the strategic partnership ...

Saudi Minister of Education, Executive Vice President of Education Sector at Microsoft Discuss Cooperation in Educational Software

Education
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Minister of Education Dr. Hamad bin Muhammad Al Al-Sheikh has met here with the Executive Vice President of the Education Sector at Microsoft in the United Kingdom, Rick Herrmann.The meeting was held on the sideline of Dr. Hamad Al Al-Sheikh's participation in the International Education Forum 2022, which is currently being held in London, United Kingdom, with the participation of a large number of ministers of education from countries around the world.The Saudi Minister of Education and Herrmann discussed aspects of cooperation between the Ministry of Education and Microsoft, especially in the field of educational software, transferring knowledge and enabling future generations to achieve more innovation and technical knowledge, as well as digital educational...

Education Minister Heads Saudi Arabia’s Delegation to the Education World Forum 2022 in London

Education
London, May 22, 2022, SPA-- Minister of Education of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Dr. Hamad bin Mohammed Al Al-Sheikh is scheduled to participate in the Education World Forum 2022 to be held in London, UK, under the theme “Education: building forward together; stronger, bolder, better”, from 22 to 25 May, with the participation of several education ministers from around the world.Dr. Al Al-Sheikh, who will be heading the Kingdom’s delegation to the forum, is set to deliver Saudi Arabia's speech focusing on (Learning from Challenges) during the first session of the forum, highlighting Saudi Arabia's experience in facing the repercussions of the Coronavirus pandemic and reviewing the most prominent features of its success in the e-learning and distance education.Al-Sheikh’s visit to the UK in...

Deputy Minister of Education for Universities, Research and Innovation: Saudi Arabia Reviews Scientific, Cultural and Educational Successes in ALECSO Meetings

Education
Riyadh-- Deputy Minister of Education for Universities, Research and Innovation Dr. Mohammed bin Ahmed Al-Sudairi noted that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has shared its successful scientific, educational and cultural experiences with member states of the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO) during the 26th session of the General Conference and the meeting of its Executive Council at its 117th session, which are held in Tunisia, in a bid to support goals that can realize good and welfare for the peoples and countries of the region.In a statement on the sidelines of the 26th meeting, he said that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has reviewed its global successes in applying the remote education model, developing the quality of education, and winning several intern...

British Royal College of Defence Studies Delegation Visits IMCTC

Education
Riyadh-- Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC) received today, at its headquarters in Riyadh, a delegation from the British Royal College of Defense Studies.The delegation was briefed on IMCTC's efforts in combating terrorism and its role in countering extremist ideology and coordinating all efforts to confront terrorist ideologies through intellectual and media initiatives and combating terrorist financing, in addition to the IMCTC efforts in coordinating and intensifying the efforts of the member states of the coalition.The visiting delegation also toured IMCTC headquarters where they were briefed on the most important publications concerned with the various fields of combating terrorism. The visitors also were informed of the latest developments related to terrorist group...