February 22, 2024

Moon Desk: The reforms in the education system come as part of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 plan to build talented future generations that are prepared for the labor market

Recent reforms in Saudi Arabia’s educational system are helping the Kingdom produce highly skilled youth who are ready to meet the demands of the future labor market, Minister of Education Hamad Al-Sheikh said on Friday.

During a meeting of the G20 education ministers, Al-Sheikh praised Saudi Arabia’s efforts to reform its education system to ensure that students are prepared for future jobs, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

The reforms in the education system come as part of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 plan to build talented future generations that are prepared for the labor market.

Recent reforms in the Kingdom’s education sector included expanding equitable access to high-quality early childhood education, the minister said.

The ministry has been constructing new classrooms, partnering with the private sector, engaging all education stakeholders, and hiring and training early childhood teachers to ensure students are provided with the best education, he added.

The minister highlighted Saudi Arabia’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, during which the Kingdom utilized digital platforms to ensure that students across the country have access to high-quality education, according to SPA.

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