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King Khalid University's College of Education recently signed a partnership agreement with Ain Shams University. The purpose of the agreement is to collaboratively leverage the resources and talents of each university to enhance the performance of both. The scope of the agreement includes bi-lateral ventures in: Graduate programs, scientific publication, scientific research, conventions, conferences, seminars, and academic exchange programs.

 

This agreement is the culmination of meetings among the Dean of the Faculty of Education at King Khalid University, Dr. Abdullah Al-Qasi, Vice Dean of Graduate Studies, Dr. Farah Al-Kardam, and the Vice-Rector of Ain Shams University for Graduate Studies and Research, Prof. Dr. Abdul Nasser Najjar. Dean Al-Qasi stated that the joint venture agreement demonstrates each institution's commitment to international cooperation and continuous academic development.

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King Khalid University hosted the 8th Innovation for Secretaries of Learning Centers meeting as part of the ETHRA program. The meeting was organized by the Saudi Scientific Association for Teachers (GSM) in conjunction with the General Administration of Education’s Asir Region Department of Training and Scholarships. The Dean of the College of Education, Dr. Abdullah Al Kasi, represented the university. 90 educators participated in the program.

 

The Head of Education Technology Department, and board member of the National Center for e-Learning, Dr. Abdullah Bin Yahya Al-Mahia, presided over the meeting. He led discussions on a variety of advanced educational and social issues. One forum titled 'Digital Age and Social Networks' addressed strategies for inherent risks of the digital generation and protecting students from cyber-crime.

 

The lecture also included a number of topics concerning integrating technology into education such as:

 

  • Digital Citizenship;
  • Information Development;
  • Creative Design;
  • Digital Processing;
  • Communications;
  • Digital Learning Systems.

 

In addition, the presentation addressed integration requirements for teachers. Dr. Al-Mahia discussed the various roles for teachers i.e. learner, leader, citizen, etc. Note that the strategies targeted for both students and teachers are governed by ISTE standards as set forth in the enabling documents as amended from time to time.

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The Saudi Scientific Teacher Association 'GSM' in collaboration with King Khalid University and the General Directorate of Education in Sarat Ubaida, held the sixth meeting for the ETHRA program. The meeting was held in the presence of the General Director of the GSM Association and the Dean of the College of Education, Dr. Abdullah Al-Kasi.

 

The meeting was geared toward school principals and general education supervisors. It discussed 'Leadership in Schools' through a variety of topics displayed over a two day period. On the first day, the meeting discussed 'Supervisor Performance' delivered by Dr. Mohammad Ghareb and Dr. Mohammad Abd Al-Twab. In addition, a session on 'Communication Skills' was delivered by Dr. Sultan Al-Makhlafi.

 

There were 2 major topics of discussion on the second day. First, Dr. Saeed Hadiha and Dr. Mohammad Al-Muslat delivered a presentation titled 'Leadership in Education in Light of the 2030 Vision'. The purpose was to provide details on the ways in which higher education both comports with and serves the goals outlined in Vision 2030. Next, Dr. Nasser Al-Shahrani discussed the appropriate and ever-changing roles of senior management and staff in higher education.

 

General Director of the GSM Association, Dr. Abdullah Al-Kasi, explained that the objective of this program is to show that higher education is an essential part of and will be integrated into the national objectives set forth in Vision 2030. Two of the major functions of this integration is to increase communication between educational executives and government leadership.

 

Dr. Al-Kasi emphasized that the College of Education is through the GSM is undertaking several initiatives to develop partnerships and collaborative efforts with education directorates in Asir and surrounding provinces. These partnerships are designed to enhance professional skills on behalf of faculty and staff, and improve educational outcomes.

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On the 16th and 17th of Jumādá Al-Ūlá, Dean of the College of Education at King Khalid University and the Director of the Saudi Scientific Committee for Teachers (GSM), Dr. Abdullah Al-Kasi, will participate in the Kingdom's Ninth Meeting for the College of Education Deans. The meeting will be held under the sponsorship of the Minister of Education at the University of Tabuk. A significant number of plenary sessions will take place. Dean Al-Kasi will introduce GSM and deliver a presentation in which he will explain the development of GSM and its goal.

 

Of note, the meeting is being held to foster increased interaction and exchange of experience among those in attendance. Raising the level of performance and enhancing the concept of education and learning among Saudi universities members is the overarching goal.

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On the 29th and 30th of Safar, the College of Education held a meeting that focused on qualitative research in the field of humanities.

In the first session, the meeting discussed the fundamentals of qualitative analysis, stressing the importance of using relevant criteria. In the second session, the latest developments and methods in qualitative research were discussed while providing a blueprint for the research process.

Dean of the College of Education, Dr. Abdullah Al-Kasi, explained that the first day of the meeting was devoted to the theoretical aspects of qualitative research delivered by Professor of Graduate Studies in the College of Education at the University of Jeddah, Dr. Rashid Al-Abdul Karim. On the second day, the meeting was devoted to the practical aspects of research.

Dean Al-Kasi observed that the meeting aimed to:

  • Emphasize the reality of qualitative research;
  • Identify recent trends in humanities-related qualitative research;
  • Enhancing humanities-related qualitative research and utilizing research applications.

A group of university employees attended the meeting in person with a sizeable portion joining the meeting through the university live stream platform, 'Tzamn'.

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College of Education pedagogy expert, Prof. Ahmed Sadiq Abdul Majeed, won the 35th Rashid bin Humaid Award for Culture and Science in the field of educational studies. His paper, “The Use of E-Projects in the Development of Entrepreneurship Skills and the Enhancement of Computer Learning in the College of Education", received high praise. The study aimed to develop entrepreneurship skills and enhance computer learning in the College of Education through the use of e-project strategies. To achieve the objective of the study, a sample of students were chosen from the bachelor's level in the College of Education at King Khalid University. The study stressed the necessity of training students to develop entrepreneurship skills before graduating from college to limit the unemployment rate and improve learning outcomes.

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On the 29th and 30th of Safar, the College of Education will hold a meeting on Qualitative “Research in Humanities” at the main male and female campuses.

Dean of the College of Education, Dr. Abdullah Al-Kasi, explained that the purpose of the meeting is to:

  • Review the fundamentals of qualitative analysis in the humanities;
  • Explain the latest research developments and methods of qualitative research in the field;
  • Encourage the increased use of relevant criteria and modern qualitative analysis.

The meeting will feature Dr. Rashid Al-Abdulkareem from King Saud University and Dr. Saleh Al-Zahrani from the University of Jeddah. Dr. Rashid Abdulkareem will discuss the fundamental theories of qualitative research methodologies. Dr. Saleh Al-Zahrani will discuss the skills and tools of qualitative research and provide two training sessions on research application.

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His Excellency King Khalid University Rector, Prof. Falleh R. M. Al-Solamy, sponsored World Teachers' Day 2018 at a ceremony organized by the Saudi Scientific Society for Teachers.

On his arrival to the ceremony, Rector Al-Solamy launched the art gallery exhibition for teachers, which was organized by the Saudi Society of Fine Arts.

In a speech delivered by Rector Al-Solamy, he emphasized the value of education and the importance of teachers in the development of societies and nations. He explained that Prophet Muhammad PBUH was the greatest teacher; he honored and respected teachers by saying: Allah and his angels and the creatures of the heavens and earth, even the ant and the whale will pray for the blessed mentor of all people, pointing out that praying for theProphet Muhammad PBUH is the greatest virtue.

Rector Al-Solamy asserted that the university harnesses its potential and energy to honor teachers in our dear country in recognition of their efforts, stressing that education is the core of every aspect in any prosperous society and a priority our government pays great attention to. He mentioned that the wise leadership of the Kingdom are resolute in their determination to develop and support education in all aspects. He then thanked the attendees and participants and all those who worked towards the success of this event.

Al-Solamy: The university harnesses its potential and energy to honor teachers in our dear country in recognition to their efforts.

Dean of the Faculty of Education and Chairman of the Saudi Scientific Society (JASM), Dr. Abdullah Al-Qasi, welcomed the rector, vice rectors, and attendees, noting that the world has been celebrating teachers for more than 50 years in commemoration of the signing of the joint recommendation issued by a number of organizations and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 1966 in regards to teachers. He pointed out that the Faculty of Education in the university has always validated teachers and paid great attention to the role of teaching by providing training programs and workshops. He then looked back to the most recent training session titled 'Teachers in the Age of Knowledge: Opportunities and Challenges,' and the positive outcomes it generated.

Dean Al-Qasi called on the audience to follow the great poet Ahmed Shawki who urged all of us to stand in respect and honor our teachers. Afterward, the university rector was awarded the first honorary membership in the JASSEM Association for his generous support to the Society and the College of Education. The rector then honored faculty and staff who worked on the success of the celebration. This was followed by a video on the establishment of the Saudi Scientific Society for Teacher, its services and activities, and the goals and vision it seeks to achieve.

It is worth mentioning that the celebration included a lecture on the status of teachers in Islam delivered by Dr. Saleh Burad, faculty member in the College of Education, and a poetry session presented by Dr. Khodran Al-Sahimi, faculty member in the Colege of Education, and Dr. Ibrahim Abu Talib, faculty member in the College of Humanities.

The College of Education Celebrates World Teachers' Day 2018
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Sponsored by His Excellency King Khalid University Rector, Prof. Falleh R. M. Al-Solamy, the College of Education will celebrate World Teachers' Day next Sunday the 27th of Muharram at the Gregor Campus.

The Dean of the College of Education, Dr. Abdullah Al-Qasi, explained that after endorsement by the United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO), the day has been observed the world over on October 5th since 1994. It commemorates the anniversary of the adoption of the 1966 International Labour Organization/UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers. Dean Al-Qasi emphasized that King Khalid University and the College of Education will celebrate this day as part of its social responsibility towards society and the educational environment as a symbol of appreciation towards the profession and its role in achieving Vision 2030. Highlighting the fundamental role of teachers in every aspect of society will underscore the events planned for the day.

The celebration will be accompanied by a number of activities that will include a poetry recital by Dr. Khudran Al-Sahimi and Dr. Ibrahim Abu Taleb and a lecture by Dr. Saleh Abu Arad on the value of the teaching in Islam.

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King Khalid University launched public education summer training courses that will serve 1426 participants in six groups for four weeks on Sunday the 15th of Dhu'l-Qi'dah, represented by the College of Education and under the supervision of the National Professional Development Center.

The Dean of the College of Education, Dr. Abdullah Al-Kasi, explained that the courses aim to develop the skills required for student counseling, evaluating performance, building assessment tests, coding, STEM for effective education, and designing e-courses. Dean Al-Kasi added that the courses target members of the public education sector, which includes teachers, student councilors, headmasters, and guests from the education sector who are vacationing in the region.

Dean Al-Kasi thanked Rector Al-Solamy for his continued support and attention to activities and programs. He also thanked the College of Education, the organizing staff, the Saudi association for teachers "GSM", and to all those who have and will contribute to the success of the courses.

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