King Khalid University (KKU), represented by the Deanship of Academic Development and Quality, held a number of training courses for teaching staff, and other employees - male and female. The training took place in the summer vacation period, at the city of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The number of beneficiaries of the training program reached 340 trainees, including 90 faculty members, with the number of employees reaching 250 trainees.
During the training program, there was a training course for academicians entitled "the standards of quality of university teaching and mechanisms of activation." The course was presented by Dr. Mohammed Al-Fuhaid, in the presence of 40 trainees from faculty members, male and female. In addition, there was a course for administrators under the title "role of administrative leaders in the academic development." Employees also attended a course entitled "quality in work and job performance guarantee."
On this occasion, the Dean of Academic Development and Quality, Dr. Marzn Al Shahrani, praised the role played by the university administration represented by His Excellency the Rector, Prof. Dr. Faleh bin Rajaa Allah Al Salamil, and His Excellency the Vice President, Dr. Ahmed Al Jbaili. The Dean explained that the administration of the University had offered continued support for training and development as they believe in the essential role of training in improving the skill of the faculty members.
Al Hakan: Training contributes to raising the level of education of faculty members.
On the other hand, trainees confirmed that the program was important and extremely useful. The Dean of the University Center for the study of female students, Dr. Ola Alhakan, talked about the importance of those courses. She confirmed that those training programs ensured the quality of education at the university. She believes that training contributes to raising the level of education of faculty members, which has positive affects on educational outcomes for the students of the university.
The Vice President for Community College - female section in Khamis Mushayt, Dr. Dawla Manae, hs also hinted to the importance of such courses. She believes that continuous training helps employees and teaching staff to keep pace with rapid and successive developments nowadays. She also stressed on the significant impact of training on raising the level of job performance at the university section in Khamis Mushayt. Dr. Dawla Manae hinted to the importance of such courses.
The following dignitaries thanked the Deanship of Academic Development and Quality for organizing the training program: they are the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences in Mahyal Asir, Dr. Ibrahim Al-Kaid Asiri, the Vice Dean of Admission and Registration, Dr. Abdul Mohsen Al-Qarni, and the Vice Dean of Languages and Translation College, Dr. Ali bin Hussein. They believe that such training courses contribute to the advancement of faculty members and staff in various aspects.