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Distance education regulations approved by the Monarch

Distance education regulations approved by the Monarch
15 Aug
Riyadh, e-Media:
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, the President of the Higher Education Council, approved some resolutions taken by the Higher Education Council within its 60th session.
Minister of Higher Education, Dr. Khaled Al-Anqary, stated that the Council have settled the distance Education regulations for the Higher Education organizations in the Kingdom. Such a settlement has come as a result of the informational and technological progress achieved worldwide. He added that great and advanced states have increased keen interest in quality control to be applied in distance education due to the vast technological progress in different areas of life.
He pointed out that the council approved transferring the Branch of Applied Studies and Community Service College at Dammam University to become a college in addition to establishing some departments at some universities. Some universities departments have been approved to be transferred to support deanships, he added.
On the other hand, the Monarch approved the Council’s resolutions relating to appointing some academic members and deputies for some universities in addition to extending service for 32 academic members at some universities.
The Council also discussed memos-of-understanding between Saudi universities and other Islamic and world universities.
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