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His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, hosted the Forum of Guidance and Counseling supervisors in Saudi Universities. The Guidance and Counseling Center sponsored the event at the main campus on Tuesday morning.

 

In his opening remarks, the Rector noted the critical role guidance counsellors play in ensuring the success and well-being of students in need. He also recognized that being a counsellor requires extraordinary talents and patience. The Rector said that the forum would provide counsellors more tools and strategies to perform their essential functions to help the students.

 

Guidance and Counseling Center Supervisor, Dr. Khadhran Al-Suhaimi, welcomed the attendees, thanking them for their concern and participation. He also thanked the Rector and his administrative team for their continuing support of the center's efforts to serve the needs of the university community.

 

Guidance Center at Imam Abdulrahman bin Faisal University Director, Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Mutaoa, presented a speech on behalf of his institution. He thanked King Khalid University for hosting the forum and reiterated the role of college guidance centers in helping students throughout the nation.

 

The hosts then presented a short film about the organization and the roles and impact of the Guidance Center followed by summaries of a sampling of counselling cases, which greatly affected students from around the Kingdom.

 

His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy concluded the event by honouring the participating supervisors and representatives of the Guidance and Counseling Centers from different Saudi universities.

 

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His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, recently commented on the national budget for fiscal year 2020. The Rector is pleased in that there is every indication that the Kingdom is on track to meet the financial targets set forth in Vision 2030.

 

The Rector said: "His Majesty King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has issued an annual budget that serves both the immediate needs of Saudi society and provides for the necessary advances and investment required to stay on the path to further development as per Vision 2030. Further empowering the private sector will raise the standard of living for the average citizen, and provide for the safety and security of our society for many generations to come."

 

Rector Al-Solamy noted that 19% of the annual budget for next year is devoted to education. This reflects the Kingdom's commitment to developing its vast human resources for the nation's collective benefit. He also commended His Majesty's decision to extend the cost-of-living allowance for an additional year until the end of FY 2020.

 

Rector Al-Solamy concluded by asking Allah to protect and bless His Majesty the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and our wise Leadership.

 

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Department of Media and Communication freshmen students recently completed a "hands-on" training program that included the participation of the Saudi Press Agency, Abha TV Station, the Radio Station, and Al-Watan Newspaper. The visits, supervised by Teaching Assistant Mr. Mohammad Shami, come as part of the Department of Media and Communication's standing initiative to link the theoretical and practical aspects of the field, as well as introducing media career paths and professions.

 

Of noteworthy mention, practical training has always been a core component in the education of media students since the establishment of the department.

 

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King Khalid University, represented by the Deanship of Student Affairs and the Special Needs Center, recognised "International Day of Persons with Disabilities Day" by an event called "A Future to be Achieved". Vice Rector, Prof. Khlood Abu Melha, hosted the ceremonies. She explained that the purpose was to raise awareness of the needs and challenges of those with disabilities. Experts estimate that upwards of a billion people worldwide have a disability, and 1.5 million Saudis (7% of the population have a debilitating health issue).

 

Vice Rector Abu Melha noted that making sure students with disabilities fully participate in academic and social life at the university is a high priority. She thanked His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy for his continued support of the effort. She also thanked the Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. Abdullah Al-Atheed, Dr. Fatimah Shaban, Vice Dean of Student Affairs, Supervisor of the Special Needs Center, Dr. Amer Ali Jafar, and Deputy Supervisor of the Special Needs Center, Sareen Talal Bakri, for all their efforts in service of people with special needs.

 

Dr. Al Bakri said that it is an honour and pleasure to work for the benefit of the disabled on a daily basis. She noted that King Khalid University is tailoring programs to students with special needs in accord with Vision 2030.

 

Many students and faculty members from all colleges participated in the event.

 

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The conference entitled 'Teacher Development Requirements and Future Ambition Conference' concluded its first day. King Khalid University hosted the conference organized by the Saudi Scientific Association for Teachers.

 

His Excellency, Jazan University Rector Prof. Merei Al-Qahtani, chaired the first session. The paper presented in this session was as follows:

 

  • Licenses and Professional Tests for Teachers, Dr. Adel Al-Quaied;

 

Dean of Community Service and Continuing Education, Prof. Omar Ageel, chaired the second session. The papers presented in this session were as follows:

 

  • Leadership Contribution in Learning Competency Development for High Schools in the 21st Century, Dr. Ali Al-Ruwaini Al-Khraizi
  • A Suggested Proposal for Teacher's Preparation Development Programs in the Light of Saudi Vision 2030, Dr. Ibtisam Khaled;
  • A Suggested Vision for the Teacher's Roles in Supporting Technology Innovation and Promoting the Digital Economy in the Light of Saudi Vision 2030, Dr. Ghada Shaker Al-Shami and Mr. Deif-Allah Ahmad Al-Ghamdi;
  • Teaching Practices in Light of Saudi Vision 2030 and its Relation to 21st Century Student Skills, Dr. Mohammed Tahir Khawaji and Dr. Seida Mohammed Al-Amri.

 

Prof. Yahya Al-Rafei, chaired the third session. The papers presented in this session were as follows:

 

  • College of Education at Umm Al-Qura University in Teachers Preparation (Ongoing Examination). Prof. Mohamed Attia and Dr. Khaled Ahmed;
  • Principal's Role in Inculcating Values Among the School in the Light of Saudi Vision 2030, Mr. Abed Obaid Al-Jadaani;
  • Real Contribution of International Exhibition and Conference of Higher Education in Teachers Professional Development for Future Teachers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Dr. Maha Ibrahim Muhammed Al-Kaltham and Dr. Asma Muhammed Abdullah Al-Qatim;
  • Former Shoura Council Member, Dr. Salem Al-Manea, chaired the fourth session. The papers presented in this session were as follows:
  • Current and Future Teachers Professional Development, Prof. Ahmed bin Abdul-Rahman Al-Juhaimi;
  • Teacher's Preparation: Vision and Ambition, Prof. Ali bin Abdullah Al-Affnan.

 

Director of Higher Education Administration, Prof. Ali bin Nasser Shetwei; chaired the fifth session. The papers presented in this session were as follows:

 

  • Course and Program Development of Science Teacher Preparation in Educational Colleges in Light of Global Trends and Socioeconomic Changes, Prof. Abdul-Salam Mustafa Abdul-Salam;
  • Equipping Teachers' Research in General Education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Ms. Amenah Mugram Alshehri;
  • A Suggested Proposal of Professional Development for High School Mathematics Teachers in the Light of Teachers' Professional Standards in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Prof. Zainab Mahmoud Otaify and Ms. Hana Ahmed Ghurm-allah Alhumrani;
  • Affective Use of Teaching Skills in Professional Development for High School Chemistry Teachers in the Light of Saudi Vision 2030, Dr. Abdullah bin Auaad Alharbi;
  • Suggested Strategy for Professional Development Programs for High School Chemistry Teachers in the Light of Saudi Vision 2030, Mr. Ayman Taher Mohammed Khawaji;

 

Posters accompanied each session. They were as follows:

 

  • General Modern Trends in Teacher Performance Evaluation Methods and its Incorporation in Saudi Education, Dr. Khaled Muhsin Mohammed Al-Mansour;
  • Suggested Vision for Professional Development in General Education Teachers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Light of Training Requirements, Mr. Abdullah Mohammed Abdullah Al-Shehri;
  • Creating an Electronic Cognitive Test in Teaching Methods for the Physical Education Department at Al-Qunfudhah College, Umm Al-Qura University, Dr. Turki Husain Abd-Rabuh Sammarghandi;
  • Teachers Preparation in the Light of 21st Century Skills, Dr. Khaled Abdulaziz Al-Uthman;
  • Teachers Professional Development in the Light of Saudi Vision 2030, Dr. Maymoona Saleh Ali Aba Al-Khail;
  • High School Science Teachers: Directions Towards Nano Technology, Ms. Sultanah Saud Al-Mesnad;
  • Science Teacher Competencies in Light of Development Requirements: International Standards from a Science Teacher Viewpoint in Yanbu, Ms. Afaf Outham Al-Subhi and Ms. Wafiah Outhman Al-Subhi;
  • Implementing the Learning Applications Based on Web 2.0 in Developing 21st century Skills for Social Studies Teachers in the Asir Region, Dr. Hessa Mohammed Al-Malluth;
  • Suggested Proposal of Teacher's Role in Disseminating Sustainability Values for High School Students, Dr. Asma Hassan Omran and Dr. Muna Taha Mahroos Alseid;
  • Teachers' Professional License in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Dr. Hanan Ahmed Al-Saeedi;
  • Educational Attribution Role in the Supervision Development of Saudi Vision 2030, Ms. Aedah Ahmad Al-Otaibi;
  • The Effect of Using Digital Stories in Enhancing Reading Performance Skills of Challenging Learners in the second grade at Al-Madina Al-Munnawarah, Dr. Rawan Saleh Messed Al-Seiri;
  • First Grade Mathematics Teacher Performance in the Light of 21st Century Skills in Muakkah Al-Mukkaramah, Ms. Reem Khaled Abdullah Sedeeq;
  • The Role of Education Departments in Preparing Educational Leaders in the Light of Saudi Vision 2030, Ms. Ghada Mohammed Fadel Alshehri;
  • Contribution of Educational Training in Imparting Teachers with the 21st Century Skills, Dr. Abdullatif Mohsin Alareini;
  • Training Requirements for Primary Mathematics Teachers in the Light of Future School Requirements, Mr. Ali Haadi Ibrahim Tuhrei;
  • Training Programs Evaluation for Primary Islamic Education Teachers in the Light of their Requirements, Mr. Mohammed Salem Ali Al-Waadei;
  • Dealing with Open e-Courses (MOOCs) from English Teachers' Viewpoint: Chances and Challenges, Dr. Adam Shami Abduh Alamri;
  • Teachers' Role in Responding to Talented Needs and their Creativity, Ms. Salwa Samran Attia;
  • Training Requirements for Future Gate Teachers in the Light of 21st Century Skill, Ms. Asma Sultan Al-Mutairi and Ms. Khloud Suliman Alsaiari;
  • Teachers Use of Innovative Technology for Professional Development Programs in the Light 21st Century Requirements, Ms. Munira Mohammed Saeed Al-Qahtani;
  • Training Programs for Employees and its Role in Enhancing Teachers' Efficiency, Dr. Seham Deif-Allah Alfaiedei and Dr. Fatimah Ahmad Mohammed Al-Hassan;
  • Professional Development Programs Evaluation for Supervisor and English Teachers in the Light of Professional Standards in Saudi Arabia, Ms. Dalal Ali Al-Shudukhi;
  • Suggested Proposal of a TV Channel for Teachers Professional Development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the light of Chinese and Malaysian Experiences, Ms Rahma Mohammed Ali Al-Shahrani;
  • Suggested Proposal to Activate the SEESAW Program in Educational Supervision, Ms. Ibtisam Turki Salem Al-Otaibi;
  • Training Program Based on Structural learning and its Effectiveness in Developing Reading Comprehension Skills for the Arabic Language Teachers in the Intermediate Stage, Ms. Jawaher Dhaher Albudair;
  • Teachers' Professional Development Challenges in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Ms. Zuhour Ahmed Mohammed Abu-Zheir.
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The conference entitled 'Teacher Development Requirements and Future Ambition Conference' concluded its second day with 5 sessions in which 23 scientific papers were presented. King Khalid University hosted the conference organized by the Saudi Scientific Association for Teachers.

 

Professor of Islamic Education at King Khalid University, Prof. Saleh Abu Arad, chaired the first session. The papers presented in this session were as follows:

 

  • Professional Learning Societies and their Role in Teachers Development, Prof. Fahad Al-Shaya, King Saud University;
  • A Balanced Assessment System for Education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: An Alternative Model and Proposal for Ongoing Assessment, Director of the Professional Examination Department, Prof. Abdu-Allah Al-Saadawy;
  • The Role of Scientific and Educational Associations in Professional Development of Teachers, Dr. Aisha Al-Amri, Taibah University.

 

Department of Education Head at King Khalid University, Dr. Ahmad Al-Gufairy, chaired the second session. The papers presented in this session were as follows:

 

  • Electronic Learning: Achieving Professional Development and Digital Future Predictability for the College of Art Members at Imam Abdulrahman bin Faisal University, Dr. Fatimah Abu Al-Hadid and Dr. Dua Abdul-Samee;
  • Teacher's Efficiency and its Relationship with the Social and Personal Responsibility for Special Education Teachers, Dr. Mohammad Mutawaa, King Khalid University;
  • A Suggested Proposal for Developing Teacher's Professional Capabilities, Prof. Asma Abdul-Qadir and Dr. Jasmin Aladdin, Imam Abdulrahman bin Faisal University;
  • Motives of Arabic Language Teachers to Use Social Media and its Impact on their Professional Prosperity, Prof. Abdullah bin Jabra, King Khalid University;
  • The Effectiveness of an Enrichment Unite in Social Studies Based on a Multiple Intelligence Theory to Develop Awareness of National Belonging Concept for High School Freshmen Year, Ms. Sara Asiri, King Khalid University.

 

Higher Education Administration professional at King Khalid University, Prof. Mansour Al-Qahtani, chaired the third session. The papers presented in this session were as follows:

 

  • The Availability of National Professional Standards of Teachers for Education Students at Najran University, Dr. Yahya Faqeeh;
  • Professional Empowerment of the Teacher in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the Light of Ethic Education Principles, Dr. Noura Al-Oayed, Prince Satam University;
  • The Impact of Career Expatriation on the Professional Improvement and Classroom Production for General Education Teachers at the Administration of Education in Hail, Ms. Dua Baik.

 

Dean of College of Education at King Khalid University, Dr. Thabit Al-Qahtani, chaired the fourth session. The papers presented in this session were as follows:

 

  • Preparing Teachers for the Sequential System According to the Common National Professional Standards for Teachers in Saudi Arabia, Dr. Mohammad Al-Safran, King Khalid University;
  • Assessing the Twenty-First Century's Faculty Skills in Light of 2030 Saudi Vision in the Preparatory Year from the Student Perspective, Dr. Hayah Al-Amri, Taybah University;
  • The Reality of Professional Online Learning Communities for Biology Female Teachers in Riyadh; Ms. Ahlam Al-Juhani and Prof. Abdullah Al-Fahad, Imam Mohammad bin Saud Islamic University;
  • Teacher Preparation in Singapore, Director of the Education Office in Sabia, Dr. Abdul-Rahman Al-Tharwy.

 

College of Education Higher Studies Vice Dean, King Khalid University, Dr. Mofarih bin Kurdom, chaired the fifth session. The papers presented in this session were as follows:

 

  • The Implementation of Modern Techniques in Teacher Preparation Programs (TPACK Framework), Dr. Salwa Salem, Taibah University, and Dr. Ghaida Al-Zahrani, Najran University;
  • Obstacles to Applying the Exhaustive Quality Management Standards in Secondary schools in Makkah Al-Mukarramah from the Teacher Perspective, Prof. Walid Al-Qurashi, Taif Department of Education. Prof. Muhammad Al-Nafiei, Makkah Al-Mukarramah Department of Education;
  • The Professional Requirements of Palestinian Teachers Before Service in Light of the Twenty-First Century Skills, Dr. Munawar Adnan, Islamic University of Gaza, and Professor Muhammad Al-Madhoun, Ministry of Education in Gaza;
  • Quality Assurance in Preparing Teachers Program in Saudi Arabia in Light of the American Accreditation Council Experience for Teacher Preparation, Ms. Noura Al-Soroor, Najran Department of Education.

 

Assistant Professor of Islamic Education at King Khalid University, Dr. Dhafer Al Hammad, chaired the last session. The papers presented in this session were as follows:

 

  • The Effect of Using Virtual Classes on the Student Teachers Attainment in the Educational Diploma at the College of Education at Hail University and their Motivation Towards it as an Educational Tool, Dr. Hamad Al-Rashidi;
  • The Professional Standards of the Teacher - International Experiences, Dr. Mansour Al-Humaidi, General Administration of Education in Taif;
  • Communities that Conduct Teacher's Development Professionally: Global Experiences, Dr. Manal Al-Dawoud, Al-Kharj Education Department;
  • Proposed Scenario for Establishing a Distance training Platform for Teacher Training During Service in Light of the Need for it from the Teacher Perspective in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Ms. Maryam Khairi, Taif Department of Education.
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His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, recently hosted the inauguration of the Student Affairs Central Coding Club, and participated in the health initiative "A Step Toward Health".

 

The Central Coding Club is supervised by the Deanship of Student Affairs, and its mission is to encourage and support student coding education and practical applications. Coding represents an important skill for the current and future job markets and is, therefore, a critical element of the nation's economic and scientific development plans as per Vision 2030. Also, coding is essential to King Khalid University's digital transformation plan and a required element of achieving top 200 universities status worldwide. The Coding Club is assembling three teams to participate in domestic and international coding competitions.

 

On the heels of the Coding Club ceremony, Rector Al-Solamy visited the health forum "A Step Towards Health". The purpose of this initiative is to encourage walking and raises public awareness about the health benefits of walking. The organizers briefed the many attendees about walking's role in reducing stress, physical fitness and fighting chronic diseases.

 

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The university hosted a teacher's conference sponsored by the Saudi Scientific Association for Teachers (GSM), on the 7-8 of Rabī' Al-Ākhir at the Abha Palace Hotel. A group of educational specialists from various fields presented the workshops all designed to enhance teacher skills.

 

The individual workshops included:

 

  • Prof. Ibrahim Al-Humaidan, King Saud University: "Teaching in the Twenty-First Century";
  • Dr. Ayshah Al-Amry, Board of Directors of the Saudi Scientific Association for Teachers: "Technical Applications for the Researcher/Teacher";
  • Ms. Marym Al-Khairy, Board of Directors of the Saudi Scientific Association for Teachers, Educational Department at Taif University: "Designing Education in the Twenty-First Century";
  • Pro. Saleh Al-Dosari, Jeddah University: "Rapid Learning Skills and Techniques";
  • Prof. Omar Al-Rashidi, Umm Al-Qura University: "Teaching Training Skills to Develop Teacher Performance";
  • Dr. Abshan Al-Abshan, Deputy Executive Director of the Al-Amal Complex for Mental Health in Riyadh: "The Role of the Student Guide in Preventing Drug and Psychotropic Substances Usage";
  • Dr. Mohammed Al-Qarni, King Abdulaziz University: "Leading Teachers";
  • Dr. Saleh Al-Zahrani, Vision Fulfillment Office at the Ministry of Islamic Affairs: "An Address on Performance Values ​​in Civil Society".
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His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, sponsored the International Day of Persons with Disabilities titled "The Future is Accessible", organized by the Special Needs Center. The event took place on Thursday at the main campus.

 

Upon arrival at the ceremony venue, His Excellency used a wheelchair and a white cane to gain an appreciation for the daily challenges of the disabled. Organizers briefed the Rector on the event exhibits, many of which were created by special needs students.

 

Rector Al-Solamy expressed his gratitude to the Center's staff for their efforts in serving people with Special needs and raising awareness on behalf of persons with disabilities. He also pointed out that the university is honoured to participate in this event and support these valuable programs. The Rector stated that the university is committed to helping the disabled utilize all of their talents and contribute to society regardless of physical limitation or affliction.

 

As part of the event, the Rector announced the signing of a cooperative agreement between King Khalid University and the Disabled Children Association of Asir. Under the agreement, the organization will jointly develop and sponsor programs and activities that benefit disabled persons in the region. The parties will also provide medical and educational services to affected members of the community.

 

The Deputy Governor of Asir Region and Development Affairs Assistant, Dr. Ibrahim Bin Sulaiman Al-Duraibi, as well as representatives from the association and the university took part in the signing ceremony.

 

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