Arab News, Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 | Rabi Al Thani 14, 1441
Saudi ministry launches training program on education policy
The Saudi Education Ministry has launched a training program titled “Effective
reform foundations for education policies: Research and policymaking,” presented
by the Education Policy Research Center in cooperation with the World Bank.
The five-day program, taking place on Dec. 9-13, is aimed at people interested
in research and studies on education policies.
The program’s topics include managing an effective education system, supporting
teachers, promoting concepts and means to finance education, building
foundations for early childhood education, and strengthening students’
evaluation and curriculums.
Dr. Ibrahim Al-Bidyawi, the ministry’s undersecretary for planning and
development, inaugurated the program.
He said it aims to introduce trainees to the most important issues of education
policies to qualify them as researchers in the field, thus contributing to
building capacities in the field of improving educational policies and
He also shed light on the partnership between the ministry and the World Bank,
which aims to implement programs to develop the education system in line with
the Saudi leadership’s aspirations and ambitions.