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65 days: Vacation bonanza for teachers
Culture & Education | Saturday 9 May, 2015 3:38 am
Teachers will now be permitted to enjoy a summer vacation of up to 65 days, a directive issued by Minister of Education Azzam Al-Dakhil said.The minister also ordered the advancement of the beginning of the annual vacation period for teachers to June 11.“The vacation for the academic year 2014-15 ...
Culture & Education | Friday 8 May, 2015 2:31 am
For the second year Jeddah Private School launches its unique reading development program the “Reading Challenge” witnessing a participation of over 83 students from grades 1 through 10. The program, part of the school library and reading development, encouraged students to read Arabic and...
Culture & Education | Thursday 7 May, 2015 11:26 am
The second edition of Saudi Design Week (SDW) was launched last night with an exclusive preview that welcomed this region’s design community and international press. Under the arabesque domes of Al Faisaliah Resort and Spa in Durrat Al Riyadh, all factions of the burgeoning creative industry met, ...
Ministry plans to provide school books, material on electronic portal
Culture & Education | Thursday 7 May, 2015 3:39 am
The Ministry of Education is in the process of implementing a project to provide e-books and other e-library material for the entire school curriculum on one single electronic portal. The move comes in line with the decision of Education Minister Azzam Al-Dakhil to adopt developmental initiatives...
Star-Studded Panel of Speakers Wow Riyadh at “Staying Agile”
Culture & Education | Wednesday 6 May, 2015 2:23 pm
Mindshare, which is part of WPP, is a global media agency network helping clients to make collaborative and adaptive decisions across their paid, owned, and earned marketing in real-time. Mindshare’s most recent media summit, titled “Staying Agile,” brought together a broad selection of...
5,500 jobs on offer for KFUPM students
Culture & Education | Wednesday 6 May, 2015 10:15 am
Several top companies are offering over 5,500 jobs here to graduates of the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM).A total of 136 companies are participating in the university’s 32nd Career Fair, which started on Monday and runs until Thursday. As many as 900 Saudi graduates are...
Saudi Educators Excel in Master Trainer Programme
Culture & Education | Monday 4 May, 2015 2:47 pm
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 ...
Microsoft showcases Smart Classroom initiatives to 30 educational institutions
Culture & Education | Monday 4 May, 2015 10:24 am
Microsoft participated in the Investment and Quality in National and International Education Forum in Madina.Held under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Faisal Bin Salman, the Emir of Madina, and Dr. Hamad Al-Sheikh, Deputy to the Minister of Education, the forum aimed to find ways to...
Reema Motib, The illustrator behind the brilliant AlãanMini map of Riyadh – for children to colour in during Saudi Design Week
Culture & Education | Sunday 3 May, 2015 11:41 am
So who’s Reema Motib? The illustrator behind the brilliant AlãanMini map of Riyadh – for children to colour in during Saudi Design Week Meet the youthful talent behind Alãan’s iconic map of Riyadh launching for Saudi Design Week. The huge mural will be featured on a wall at Alãan Artspace...
AlãanMini puts Riyadh’s little artists on the map
Culture & Education | Saturday 25 April, 2015 12:03 am
Alãan proudly announces its newest project AlãanMini – launching in time for Saudi Design Week. AlãanMini nurtures the creative talent of your children, while showcasing unique local designs in children’s clothing, furniture and other objects. It’s the only Design Week event for mothers...