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Eye of Riyadh
Eye of Riyadh

80% private schools face the stick over Saudization
Culture & Education | Sunday 8 November, 2015 4:16 am
Around 80 percent of private schools in the Kingdom face the threat of being shut down during the next 18 months for not meeting the Saudization criteria, an official was quoted as saying by local media on Saturday. “Schools are supposed to meet the condition to employ the set number of...
PEEC move to improve teaching welcomed
Culture & Education | Saturday 7 November, 2015 4:15 am
The Public Education Evaluation Commission (PEEC) held its first workshops in Riyadh and Dammam recently to know the views of the education staff in setting professional standards for teachers.   The move aims at drawing up a roadmap for educational reform and boost performance of...
Top Newspaper Editor talks Social Media and News at SIBF
Culture & Education | Saturday 7 November, 2015 3:52 am
Newspapers are utilizing the power of social media, interactive graphics and videos to enhance their content as readers become more mobile and receive more information online, said Mohammed Almezel, Managing Editor of Gulf News. As one of the largest English dailies in the region, the editor spoke...
New Always® #GirlsCan social experiment video reveals the importance of loss of confidence during puberty and the impact on girls’ dreams
Culture & Education | Friday 6 November, 2015 12:38 pm
“I wanted to be a doctor”, “a reporter”, “a painter”, but it didn’t work out… Did you ever wonder what happened to the aspirations and dreams of girls along the way of “growing up?” Why does a girl let go of her dreams? Always, the...
Conference explores ways to raise level of education
Culture & Education | Friday 6 November, 2015 4:28 am
Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar inaugurated the first Public Schools Evaluation Conference on Wednesday on behalf of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman. The event was attended by key local and international experts in the sector and was positively received by all...
PNU has 3,174 students in five health colleges
Culture & Education | Thursday 5 November, 2015 5:35 am
More than 3,000 girls are studying in five health colleges at Princess Nora University (PNU), according to its rector. The announcement was made at the international conference inaugurated by Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar at the university in Riyadh on Tuesday. The first international...
 Sultan Al Qasimi and Khalid Al Faisal inaugurate the 34th Edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair
Culture & Education | Thursday 5 November, 2015 2:55 am
“Arab intellectuals should play an important role in raising awareness and spreading knowledge and culture and not be silent during the critical times that Arab world is going through.” These remarks were made by His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council...
HH Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi and Prince Khalid Al Faisal open SIBF 2015 Today (Wednesday)
Culture & Education | Wednesday 4 November, 2015 3:16 am
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah and Prince Khalid Al Faisal, Adviser to Saudi King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz, and Governor of Makkah Province, will open the 34th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) today...
 Egyptian and Tunisian Candidates Triumph in Engineering Episode on MBC4
Culture & Education | Sunday 1 November, 2015 1:05 pm
In a dramatic elimination episode of MBC 4's Stars of Science, an "edutainment reality" TV program initiated by Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF),Omar Hamid of Egypt and Fawzy...
beIN Democratizes Pay TV In MENA Through Entry Into Entertainment Content
Culture & Education | Sunday 1 November, 2015 3:40 am
Marking its twelfth anniversary beIN announced expansion of it’s platform through launch of wide range of movies and entertainment channels.  Under the campaign slogan of “All You Want” the company is positioning itself as the only comprehensive Pay TV entertainment player ...