RIYADH: An international education conference began on Sunday in Riyadh and was inaugurated by the Saudi education minister.
The three-day International Conference and Exhibition for Education 2022 is being held at Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center. It is being attended by education ministers and experts and representatives from more than 260 international and local universities and educational bodies from 23 countries.
Education Minister Dr. Hamad bin Mohammed Al-Asheikh said he is confident that the event will provide a broad gateway for opportunities, innovative ideas, and inspiring results.
“The International Conference and Exhibition for Education is back to deliver its message once again, emphasizing the Kingdom's role and interest in improving the outcomes of education, in order to have its impact on the development of human capital, which is considered a long-term project that directly contributes to economic, social, and cultural development,” Al-Asheikh said.
He added that the event would allow enhanced visions and models for employing technologies through digital transformations and contemporary developments in education to be reviewed, leading to providing investments and financing alternatives to offer diversified learning models.
The Kingdom’s Ministry of Education is hosting the event and it aims to contribute to strengthening the Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 and affirming its role as an active force in civilization, science, and human progress.
The event also aims to review opportunities for the development of education in the Kingdom, invest in its potential, and provide educational support from childhood.