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News Saudi Arabia » Education: PE teacher dies while taking class in Saudi school

News channel or source: https://www.khaleejtimes.com/region/saudi-arabia/pe-teacher-dies-while-taking-class-in-saudi-school
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

A physical education teacher died while taking class as his students saw him collapse to the ground in Kortoba primary school in Al-Namas city, Saudi Arabia. Fifty-year-old Abdullah bin Ali Mefreh Al Sahri had a heart problem and was suffering from ...

News Saudi Arabia » Education: 100% literacy by 2024: Saudi Arabia

News channel or source: http://saudigazette.com.sa/article/526105/SAUDI-ARABIA/100-literacy-by-2024-Saudi-Arabia
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Jeddah — Saudi Arabia plans to eradicate illiteracy by 2024. The illiteracy rate in the Kingdom was 60% in 1972, but in 2018 the illiteracy rate is less than 5.6%, according to government data. The Kingdom has made great strides in adult education and ...

News Saudi Arabia » Education: Shining a spotlight on hate speech in Saudi textbooks

News channel or source: http://thehill.com/opinion/international/370082-shining-a-spotlight-on-hate-speech-in-saudi-textbooks
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Nevertheless, the Education Ministry’s school religion books for the ... The new U.S. congressional initiative could increase pressure on Saudi Arabia to follow through on curriculum reform. The Saudi Educational Transparency and Reform Act, introduced ...

News Saudi Arabia » Education: Watch: Women in Saudi Arabia attend public soccer game for the first time

News channel or source: https://sports.yahoo.com/watch-women-saudi-arabia-attend-public-soccer-game-first-time-044653485.html
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

For the first time, girls in public schools will be allowed to play sports and get physical education. The women of Saudi Arabia will be allowed to enter some of the country’s sports stadiums, earlier an all-male preserve, while a royal decree issued ...

News Saudi Arabia » Education: Iranian and Saudi Youth Try to Bury 1979

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/09/opinion/iran-saudi-youth-1979.html?ref=todayspaper
Publication date: uesday 09 January 2018

The events of 1979 diminished the status of women, pluralism and modern education across the Arab-Muslim region ... U.S. encouragement of Islamist mujahedeen fighters, funded by Saudi Arabia, to defeat the Russians there. It also saw the Three Mile ...

News Saudi Arabia » Education: As Saudi Arabia relaxes its controls on culture and entertainment, artists dream — and worry

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/as-saudi-arabia-eases-controls-on-culture-and-entertainment-artists-dream--and-worry/2018/01/10/d480874c-e42c-11e7-a65d-1ac0fd7f097e_story.html
Publication date: Wednesday 10 January 2018

The thaw is part of a push by Saudi Arabia’s 32-year-old crown prince ... auction houses and other venues that would bolster arts education and nurture an embrace of art in society at large. One of the most ambitious projects, the King Abdulaziz ...

News Saudi Arabia » Education: U.S. Oil Production Will Soon Overtake Saudi Arabia’s

News channel or source: https://www.thenewamerican.com/tech/energy/item/28085-us-oil-production-will-soon-to-overtake-saudi-arabias
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Saudi Arabia and its OPEC cartel are slowly being reduced to bit ... in various schemes and projects to expand public service sectors such as healthcare, education, infrastructure, recreation, and tourism. Part of the plan was to take advantag of the ...

News Saudi Arabia » Education: Saudi Arabia struggles to check extremism in schools

News channel or source: https://www.ft.com/content/d399f4ec-eaf5-11e7-8713-513b1d7ca85a
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

“Saudi [Arabia] not only needs to reform its education system to end the open religious hatred spewed by textbooks and teachers alike, but needs to end the rampant discrimination against its native Shia and foreign Christian populations.” Saudi ...

News Saudi Arabia » Education: Middle East online education & e-learning market is anticipated to expand at a significant CAGR of 9.8% during the forecast period i.e. 2017-2023

News channel or source: http://www.consumerelectronicsnet.com/article/Middle-East-online-education--e-learning-market-is-anticipated-to-expand-at-a-significant-CAGR-of-98-during-the-forecast-period-ie-2017-2023-5257146
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is slated to account for a leading market share in the Middle East online education & e-learning market during the forecast period. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia education sector is witnessing the transition from traditional teacher ...

News Saudi Arabia » Education: Saudi Arabia royal family tree: Who is the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia?

News channel or source: https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/902431/Saudi-Arabia-royal-family-tree-Crown-Prince-Saudi-Arabia-King-House-of-Saud
Publication date: uesday 09 January 2018

He oversaw the rise of Saudi Arabia as a world energy powerhouse during the Arab ... Fahd modernised the kingdom with grand projects but allowed Islamic conservatives greater sway over education and society. He suffered a stroke in 1995 and never fully ...