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Universities find attracting teachers hard

UAE Universities

Saudi universities, especially those recently established, have difficulty attracting teachers, the Higher Education Ministry said in a report. The report, published Sunday by Al-Madinah newspaper, said the universities find challenges in luring teachers particularly for medicine, engineering and basic infrastructure. “The expatriate teachers do not favor the new universities because they have better positions in the older and well established ... Read More »

KSA to set up 3 new universities

UAE Students

Giving another boost to the Kingdom’s higher education, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah has ordered the establishment of three new universities in Jeddah, Bisha and Hafr Al-Baten. It brings the total number of public universities in the Kingdom to 28. Higher Education Minister Khaled Al-Anqari said King Abdulaziz University’s branches in north Jeddah as well as the ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia: ELI officially accredited by CEA

King Abdulaziz University

The English language Institute (ELI) at King Abdulaziz University (KAU) has been accorded a five-year accreditation by the US-based Commission for English-Language Program Accreditation (CEA). Prof Osama S. Tayyeb, KAU President, received, Sunday, at his office Dr Omer Nafeef, ELI Dean, on the occasion. The meeting was attended by Prof Abdurrahman Alyoubi, Vice President for Educational Affairs, and Prof Abdul-Fattah ... Read More »

More Saudi universities boarding e-learning bandwagon

Is online education the next big thing or will it remain a distant entity awaiting its large-scale acceptance in the higher education landscape of Saudi Arabia?  The image of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah launching the first phase of the university and higher education city projects on an iPad in a ceremony last week perhaps speaks more ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes