Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Private schools urged to use fingerprint systems  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Arab News - 16/04/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Arab News) A number of public schools have applied the biometrics attendance system on students in line with the ministry of education's new regulation

The new system electronically registers the attendance of students and in instances of absence or delay in attendance parents are notified.

Several school principals have also installed cameras to monitor activity on school premises amid efforts to boost safety and productivity. experts and educationalists in the kingdom have expressed satisfaction with the system and claim that such a measure should be implemented in private schools too.

'i strongly believe this measure is needed in private schools as well" said mukhtar khan executive director and education consultant at the world center for education consultancy in riyadh. 'the new system is a much required form of supervision. any institution works well when rules are implemented and ad333hered to correctly.if fingerprinting or cameras can assist in disciplining students then it's a welcome step.



'monitoring cameras are a need of the hour. for instance speed cameras installed on roads have reduced accidents by 50 percent. i believe schools will report better discipline and productivity after they install monitoring devices. students will be more disciplined and will learn to respect regulations" said khan

'i'm all for the new fingerprinting system in schools as it will help parents and teachers keep track of children and prevent them from skipping school and instil a sense of discipline" said ambareed sayed academic coordinator at the city school international in jeddah

Lakshman sockalingam a lecturer with the english language institute at king abdul aziz university (kau) said he wished to see the same system enforced in both government and private institutions to ensure uniformity across all schools in the kingdom.

 


Arab News




  MENA News Headlines
 Jun 29 2016 - Egypt's exports to increase by USD1.9bnMENAFN
(MENAFN) Egyptian exports accounted to USD1.9bn in May 2016, compared to USD1.7bn at the same time of 2015.However, the country's imports dropped to record USD1.9bn in April, bringing the whole ...

 Jun 29 2016 - Oman's private wealth to reach USD0.4tr in 2020MENAFN
(MENAFN) Private wealth in Oman is predicted to increase from USD0.3tr to USD0.4tr, which will be driven basically by equities at 5.8 percent.Additionally, the growth of private wealth in the ...

 Jun 29 2016 - Robbie plays thoroughly modern 'Jane' in new 'Tarzan' filmMuscat Daily
(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) With her cut-glass cheekbones, porcelain skin and cascading flaxen locks, it is hard to imagine a better choice to play Tarzan''s love interest than Australian actress Margot ...

 Jun 29 2016 -  Childbirth's grim plight in Kashmir's remote mountainsMuscat Daily
(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) ''We are afraid we could die,'' says Asmat Nisa, a mother of five set to give birth again. It is a dangerous prospect for women in the remote mountains of Pakistan ...

 Jun 29 2016 - Oman- Ramadan Special - Food Diary: Distinctly AmericanMuscat Daily
(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Meal Perfect Today, we bring you two recipes by Chef Bryce Carter to liven up your iftar table.

 Jun 29 2016 - UAE hotels record highest occupancy ratesKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Hotels in the UAE recorded the highest occupancy rates in the Middle East but revenues declined, according to EY hotel benchmark report. Dubai and Abu Dhabi''s hospitality ...

 Jun 29 2016 - UAE- Hamdan approves new DED appointmentsKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Shaikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, has approved Executive Council Resolutions numbers (22), ...

 Jun 29 2016 - Smart services save Dh4.3b for DubaiKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Dubai Government saved Dh4.3b over the past 12 years through smart services, the Smart Dubai Office revealed on Tuesday. Results of the Smart Dubai Government Shared ...

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