10 steps to making yours a STEM school

E-School News – Stephen Noonoo “The quest to improve the way schools team STEM subjects, such as engineering and computer science, isn’t an easy fix. New resources, technology, and teacher training all play a significant part. Recently, school...

Group Claims 15% of Saudi Arabian Children Have ADHD

Education News – Sherlynn Summers “According to the Saudi ADHD society, around 1.6 to 2.5 million children in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) suffer from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), a psychiatric neurodevelopment disorder. In...

Wider world opened to Saudis studying abroad

Reuters – Angus McDowall “A few years ago she would have worried about the disapproving reaction of friends and parents to the notion of a young woman working in an office without family supervision, but a stint at a UK university has propelled her to seek...

Special report: In Saudi Arabia, a clamor for education

Reuters – Ulf Laessing and Asma Alsharif “Saeed wants to study physics but worries that his state high school is failing him. He says the curriculum is outdated, and teachers simply repeat what is written in text books without adding anything of practical...