The Minister of Education Dr. Hamad bin Mohammed Al Al-Sheikh, announced a mechanism for resuming the new school year 2020/2021 via distance learning programs for seven weeks in all public schools.
He said that the same mechanism will be applied for the theoretical courses in universities and technical education, while the practical courses will require attendance by the students.
He also explained that this announcement comes after coordination with the Ministry of Health; Ministry of Communications and Information Technology; Education & Training Evaluation Commission and Human Capital Development Program.
This is attributed to the exceptional circumstances of coronavirus pandemic.
Last Modified Date: 16/08/2020 - 8:41 AM Saudi Arabia Time