5 tracks for secondary students to be applied by 2023: Minister

SourceSaudi Gazette
SectorEducation
CountrySaudi Arabia

Saudi Gazette report RIYADH — The Minister of Education Hamad Bin Muhammad Al-Sheikh announced applying a common study year program for the first-year secondary students. Al-Sheikh said during a meeting with a number of columnists at the Curriculum Development Center in Riyadh on Wednesday that starting from 2023 a five tracks study plans would be available for secondary students. These include the general track, health and life, computer science and engineering, business administration, and the Shariah track, according to the approved governance.

“The ministry will start the next academic year with new curricula, developed study plans, secondary tracks, and three-semester system.” This is in addition to increasing the percentage of female teachers in early childhood classes to 50%, and operational models for the return of in-person attendance despite the pandemic. “The goal of the development that we seek in developing curricula, study plans and applying the secondary school tracks is to build a person who possesses the skills of the...read more...