Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Center to prepare students for higher education  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Arab News - 22/02/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN -Arab News) Minister of Electricity and Water Abdullah bin Abdulrahman inaugurated the Smart Educational Center for Saudi youth following the conclusion of the Jeddah Youth Business exhibition at the Jeddah exhibition center here recently.

The minister expressed his appreciation at the opening of the center saying that it would enable Saudi youth to learn the skills needed to join the field of their choice. ?The center will prepare students to gain admission in any university in the country,? he said, adding that over 2 million Saudi students take the high school exams every year

Ehab Tulab Ahmed Musa, founder of the Smart Educational Center, said the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology has organized more than 300 projects which will be shared on the center?s website to help allay fears of both students and parents about the prospect of booking seats in college or university

?The center will help eliminate this fear that haunts nearly every family whose members are looking to gain entry into a college or university,? he said.

This creative solution meets the needs of the student through the latest educational systems and technology such as computers, smartphones, iPads or Tablets which is both interactive and interesting, he added

He explained that they have found a solution to help students prepare for their aptitude test in a fun way using an application that can be downloaded from the center?s website to their smartphones. Not only will it help the student in solving questions, but will also improve his memory, concentration and reflexes

The Ministry of Higher Education adopted the aptitude test as a prerequisite for admission to higher education in 2000. However, according to a research conducted recently, at least 70 percent of the students surveyed are dissatisfied with the current preparatory studies for the test while many admitted to experiencing difficulties with the course books.


 


Arab News




  MENA News Headlines
 Apr 19 2015 - UAE- ADNEC to host Cityscape Abu Dhabi 2015Emirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, ADNEC, has set the stage for the ninth edition of Cityscape Abu Dhabi to run from 21st to 23rd April, under the patronage ...

 Apr 19 2015 - UAE- TRA participates in the Global Conference on Cyberspace 2015 in NetherlandsEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) The General Authority for Regulating the Telecommunications Sector, TRA, participated in the Global Conference on Cyberspace 2015, which was held in The Hague, ...

 Apr 19 2015 - Iran presents four-point Yemen peace plan to UNJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, on Friday submitted a letter to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon outlining a four-point peace plan for Yemen.The peace ...

 Apr 19 2015 - Planning Minister, U.S. lawmakers discuss aid to JordanJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) During a recent visit to the United States, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Imad Fakhoury, discussed with Senate and House of Representatives ...

 Apr 19 2015 - UAE- Black Box Cinema returns to ADIBF for second consecutive yearEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) Underlining the importance of motion pictures to the emirate's overall cultural scene, the 25th Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, ADIBF 2015, will feature for ...

 Apr 19 2015 - 33 dead in Afghan blasts claimed by DaeshJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) At least 33 people were killed and more than 100 injured on Saturday in three explosions in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad that were claimed by the Daesh militant ...

 Apr 19 2015 - King to meet presidents of Djibouti, Tanzania, Somalia and Kenya tomorrowJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) His Majesty King Abdullah II will hold a private meeting in Aqaba tomorrow, Sunday, with presidents of Djibouti, Ismail Omar Guelleh, Tanzania, Jakaya Kikwete, Somalia, ...

 Apr 19 2015 - King meets with French defense ministerJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Saturday, met with France Defense Minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian, and discussed with him means to cement military cooperation between ...

 Apr 19 2015 - UAE Attorney General receives Bahraini public prosecution delegationEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) A delegation from the Bahraini Public Prosecution today began a visit to the UAE, during which the participants aim to review the General Prosecutor's Office and ...

 Apr 19 2015 - US Secretary of Defense discuss cooperation with Saudi counterpartJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) The U.S Secretary of State, Ashton Carter, Saturday evening discussed during a telephone conversation with the Saudi Minister of Defense, Prince Mohammad bin Salman bin ...

more...


 






Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help