(MENAFN - Arab News) The Education Council of Tabuk has for the first time appointed a woman as the deputy chairman of its Teachers' Advisory Council.
An overwhelming majority of council members elected Basmah Al-Johani, principal of the Seventh Intermediate Girls' School, in the council's first meeting after it was restructured this year. Council Chaiman Muhammad Al-Lehaidan, who is also the director General of Education in the province, stressed the need to double the efforts of men and women teachers to develop the province's educational process and improvement of the professional skills of teachers to comply with professional ethics.
He called on the advisory council to invest in the future vision and practical solutions to the challenges and problems that teachers encounter. He also stressed the need to increase opportunities for communication and exchange ideas between teachers and top educational officials. He said such exchanges were needed to identify issues, remove obstacles and resolve issues.
Secretary to the council Khaled Al-Anazi said the body has 31 members, all supervisors, principals and teachers in the province.