Al-Sheikh hints at curricula revision to combat intellectual extremism

SourceSaudi Gazette
CountrySaudi Arabia

Saudi Gazette reportRIYADH — Saudi Minister of Education Dr. Hamad Al-Sheikh said that the ministry is currently working to include critical thinking and philosophy in the school curriculum. “The move aims to foster the values of freedom of thought and tolerance, as well as to combat intellectual extremism among male and female students. This would also enable them to practice and acquire critical and philosophical thinking skills to meet different life situations,” he said.The minister made the remarks on Monday while attending the third session of the Kingdom’s dialogues titled “We discourse for our more...