Saudi: Distance learning to continue for 7 more weeks


Saudi Arabia will resume the new school year via distance learning programs for seven weeks in all public schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Minister of Education Dr Hamad Al Sheikh announced on Saturday.

Al Sheikh explained that studying for universities and technical training schools would be done remotely for theoretical courses, and in attendance for practical classes.

The minister added that male and female teachers’ attendance would be set remotely in the virtual classroom.

The ministry also announced that ‘Madrasati (My school)’ platform for distance education will be launched along with ‘Ain’ TV channel.

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