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Source : King Khalid University-Media Center King Khalid University represented in the general administration of Information Technology, passed the first stage in the World Summit on the Information Society award competition (WSIS) 2020. GoGeek is a project which took part in the WSIS award competition. The University encourages its employees to vote for the initiatives and government projects nominated to win the WSIS awards. It’s worth noting that this competition is part of the activities accompanying the World Summit on the Information Society. These activities aim to minimize the electronic gap between the countries of the world. they also focus on multimedia based technology projects which creatively effects digitalizing the cultural, scientific and educational content.  GoGeek is a program developed by the Information Technology administration at King Khalid University. It aims to develop the digital capabilities of both males and females from different age groups and implementing them in the society. This program include many technical initiatives such as: IObootcamp, Elctronic Gaming Club, IT Internship Program and Women in Cybersecurity. His Excellency Dr. Mohammad bin Saleh Al-saqr the general supervisor of the general administration of Information Technology, valued and appreciated what was achieved through GoGeek. GoGeek represents the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the 2020 WSIS awards in the Capacity Building section. He also expressed that what has been reached so far is considered an achievement. However that does not stop us from aspiring for the sake of the University, the Region and the Kingdom. Being nominated for the voting stage will qualify 5 initiatives out of 20 in the section of Capacity Building. As a result the University employees are requested to vote according to the guide and the attached video. To vote and view the details (click here)
Source : King Khalid University-Media Center Within the activities and celebrations of the International Arabic Language Day, the University represented by the General Administration of Information Technology participated in the initiative organized by Saudi Drupal to arabize the virtual scientific magazine Umami. Graduates of the University’s translation department also participated in this initiative.  The General Supervisor of the Information Technology Department Dr. Mohammad Al-saqer explained that this initiative is chance to encourage Arab translators to arabize the rest of Drupal’s content. The Translator Mr. Abdullah Omar represented the Information Technology Department in the Ceremony where the University was honored. This Ceremony was held on the twenty third of December. This ceremony was attended by the Vice Minister of the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology H.E. Eng. Haytham Al-Ohali where all the participants were honored.  This initiative aims to contribute with arabizing Umami a virtual scientific magazine. This magazine helps with understanding the functions Drupal 8 which is one of the best content management systems in the world. The University’s website and the websites of other universities such as Stanford are based on Drupal. As well as a number of global centers and government agencies like: NASA, the US Congress, and the US Department of State.
  Source: King Khalid University, Media Center The Deanship of Graduate Studies at King Khalid University announced the dates of the first phase of Graduate Studies programs admission. It will be available through the Portal (click here), and it will start from Sunday 3/5/1441 AH until 20/5/1441 AH., in more than 50 Master’s and Doctorial programs for estimate 1000 students in 9 colleges (Shariah and Fundamentals of Religion College, Education College, Humanities College, Science College, Business College, Language and Translation College, Engineering College, Computer Science College and Applied Medical Science College) in Abha.  The Dean of Graduate Studies at King Khalid University, Dr. Ahmad Yahya Faye, explained that the admission procedures will be completed in cooperation with the scientific colleges and departments according to an approved implementation and time plan. Faye Stressed the necessity of reviewing the announced admission requirements for all those wishing to enrol in these programs (click here). He also, noted that the second phase of admission, which will be announced in Sha’aban month, will be for free-paid graduate programs.  
  Source: King Khaled University - Media Center His excellency Rector of King Khaled University Prof. Faleh bin Reja-Allah Al-Solami issued  number of assigning decisions : Extending the assigning   of Dr. Abdurahman Saleh Alsaiari as A Dean of Pharmacy college . Assigning Dr. Mohammed Muteb Kardm Dean of Science and Art College in Sarat- Abidah . Extending the assigning  of  Dr. Ahmad Yahya Al-Faiee as  Dean of Post graduated Studies Deanship . Extending the assigning  of   Dr. Abdullah Mansoor Al-edaid as Dean of Students Affairs Deanship Extending the assigning of Pro. Salman Mohammed Al-Homaid Dean of Medical College . Assigning Dr. Thabet Saeed Al-Qahtani as  Dean of Education College  Assigning Prof . Yahay Abdullah AlShereif as Dean of  Humanities College Assigning Prof . Abdulaziz Ibrahim Al-Faqeeh as Dean of Science and Arts College in Tanomah  Assigning Dr. Khaled oudah Al-Ahmari as  Dean of  Applied Medical Sciences College  in Abha Extending thw assigning of Dr. Maha Mohammed Al-Shehri as Dean of Science and Arts College in  Al Majaridah Extendin the assigning of Prof. Sraa Abdullah  Abu-melha  as Dean of Science and Arts College in Khamis Mushait Extending the assigning of Dr. Seham Musa Al-Haider as Dean of Science and Arts College and Community College in Rijal-Alma Extending the assigning of Dr. Munerah Saeed Abu-Hamamh as Dean of Community College in Abha Assigning  Dr.Ayda Sanad Al-Qarni  as  Dean's Assistant  of Nursing College in Abha (female students ) Assigning Dr. Abdullah Hasan Al-Shehri as a Vice  Dean  of  Community Service and Continuing Education Deanship  in Tehama Assigning Dr. Abdurahman Khaseef Al-Qarni as Vice Dean  of  Community Service and Continuing Education, Community Partnership Deanship Extending the assigning of Dr.Saleh Mohammed Al-Qhahtani  Vice- Dean  of Medicine  College for Clinical Affairs Extending the assigning of Dr. Mohammed Husain Al-Faifi a Vice -Director of Creativity and Giftedness Center for  For Innovation Affairs Extending the assigning of Dr. Adel Saeed Al-Obaid as Vice-Dean of  Dentistry College  for Academic Affairs Assigning Dr. Majed Saeed Al-Dalhem as a Vice-Dean  of Education College for Development and Quality Unit Extending the assigning of Prof. Aoad Abdullah Al-Qarni  as Vice-Dean of Humanities College of Graduate Studies and  Scientific Research  Assigning Dr. Husain Mohammad Al-Obaid  as Vice -Dean of Business Administration College of  Graduate Studies and Scientific Research Assigning Dr. Hanan Ahmed Alsedei as Vice -Dean of Admission and Registration Deanship, (female students ) Extending the assigning of Dr. Fatimah Ali Alzahrani as Vice – Director of Creativity and Giftedness  and Entreprenership Center( female students ) Assigning Dr.Azizah Abdurahman Al-Shehri  as Vice -Dean of Home Economics College ,Development and Quality Unit Assigning Dr. Aishah Abdullah Al-Araiza as Vice -Dean of Graduate Studies Deanship ( female students ) Assigning Dr. Mohammed Salem Al-Shehri  as General Supervisor of  Scholarship Administration Assigning Dr. Abdullah Ayed Asiri as Supervisor of   Scientific Journals and  Scientific Societies Units Assigning Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Al-Amri  as Supervisor of cancer research unit Extending the assigning of Dr. Mohammed Abdullah Al-qahtani as General  Supervisor of  Teaching Arabic language for Non-Arabic Speakers Assigning Dr. Ibrahim Mohammed Sultan as General Supervisor's Assistant  of Scholarship Administration Assigning Dr. Messfer Ahmed Al-Atef as Vice-Supervisor of  Intellectual Awareness Unit in The University (male students ) Extending the assigning  of Dr. sulaiman Hassan Alfalaqi as General Supervisor's Assistant of   of The University in Tehama Extending  the assigning of Dr. khadeja Abood Asiri as Supervisor's  Assistant of The Counseling and Advising Unit in Students Affairs Deanship (female students ) Extending the assigning of Dr. Ebtisam Dhafer Al-Qhahtani as Vice-general supervisor  of GENERAL DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ( female students )   Assigning Dr. Daola Mohammed Asiri Vice-Supervisor of Intellectual Awareness Unit in The University ( female students ) Assigning Dr. Kamela Ali Al-Meqbel  as Counselor in Special Needs Unit in Students Affairs Deanship (female students ) Extending the assigning of Dr. Saeed Mohammed Al-Meed as Director of Assessment Center in The University Extending the assigning of Dr Hamed Ali Al-Qhahtani as Director of Advanced Material Research Center  . The assigning decisions also included : Extending the assigning of Dr. Mohammed Abdurahman AlFarisi as Head of Prosthetic Dental Science Extending the assigning of Dr.  Youssef Abdullah Al-qarni  as Head of perative Dentistry  Extending the assigning of Dr. Salem Mahdi Al-Muamer as Head  of Children's teeth and orthoses Department Extending the assigning of Dr. Saeed Mushabab Al-Qhahtani as Head of History Department in Humanities College Assigning Dr. Turki Saud Al-Theabi as Head of Islamic Department in Science and Arts College in Sarat-Abida Extending the assigning of Dr. Hassan Muhammad Al-Muosa as Head of  Family and Community Medicine Department Assigning Dr. Saleh Saeed Al-Arfaj as Head of chemical Department in Science College Assigning Dr. Ahmed Abdullah Al-Tehani as Head of Arabic Language and  Literature Department in Humanities College Extending the assigning of Dr. Merei Saeed Al-Qarni as Head of Mathematics Department Extending the assigning of Dr. Ahmed Ali Al-Gophari as Head of Education in Education College Extending the assigning of Dr. Fahad Abdullah Asiri as Head of Special Needs Department Assigning Dr. Afaf Ahmad Al-Dahesh as Supervisor of   Pharmacology Department in Pharmacy College Assigning Dr. Noura Hessain Ba-Nafei as Supervisor of English Language Department in Science and Arts College in Muhayil ( female students ) Therefor His Excellency Rector of King Khaled University  congratulated   the assigned and appointed members wishing  them the best luck  and the University is looking forward for the continues development and improvement of educational processes and the curricula
  Source: King Khaled University - Media Center King Khaled University represented by Geography Department , and Prince Sultan bin Abdul Alziz Center for Research , Environmental Studies and Tourism  ,and Architectural Historic Research and Studies  Unit in Asir Region  has participated in The " International Mountain Day "  event   In the presence of mayor  of Khamis Mushait Khalid bin Mushait and The Vice-Rector  of King Khalid University of Postgraduate Studies and Scientific Research  Prof.  Saad bin AbdulRahman Al-Amri . 11 of  December where we celebrate "  International Mountain Day  "  ;   The Head of Architectural Historic Research and Studies  Unit in Asir region given a welcoming  speech  to  the guests  , the speech followed by another speech from  The Mayor of Khamis Mushait , He welcomed   the guests for attending such events for   more  knowlegde  about Asir Region Mountains and Topography     President of  Saudi Geographical Society Dr. Ali Al-Dousri  was speaking about the  uniqueness of this celebration as it is one of its kind in the Kingdom . then,  He thanked His Highness  Prince  of Asir  Region for his approval for  this celebration ,  After that  the guests toured  Archaeological site of Jerash, Hammouma Mountain , and Ibn Hamsan Heritage Village .  In conclusion  , by The  Mayor of khamis mushait ;  posters' participants from King Khalid University were honored : Director of the Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Center of Research, Environmental Studies, and Tourism . Assistant Director of Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Center for Environmental, Tourism and Research Studies Dr. Ali Marzouk. Environmental Consultant Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Center  Dr. Sami Abdullah and Dr. Adel Motamed  . Dr. Salma Al-Ghurabi, Dr. Maysoon Al-Zghoul, and Dr. Muna Al-Asal  from Geography department  Assistant   Dean of  College of Community in khamis muushait  dr. amal mushait
  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center The College of Science and Arts in Mohayil Asir announced that the 7th of Jumādā Al-Awwal is the deadline for submitting abstracts for the fourth annual Scientific Forum at Tehama to be held 12,13- 8-1441 AH; 5, 6- 4-2020 CE. King Khalid University Rector, Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, is sponsoring the program. Dean of the Science and Arts College at Mohayil, Dr. Ibrahim Ali Algaid, chairs the forum. He explained that the forum focuses on many fields including: Technology, mathematics, physics, chemistry, life sciences, information systems, computer science, and home economics, humanities, languages and business administration. The guidelines for submission are as follows: Papers must be unpublished, original works; Research subjects must be within the forum subjects; Abstracts are limited to 300 words; Abstracts must be submitted on or before the deadline of 1-6-1441 AH, 26-1-2020 CE.   For more information, please see click here.
  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center King Khalid University recently opened six nursery centers at the King Abdullah Road campus. These centers will provide early childhood education and daycare to families within the university system. Vice Rector for Business and Knowledge-Economy, Prof. Abdulatif Al-Hadithi, sponsored the initiative in cooperation with Vice Rector of Female Student Affairs, Prof. Khlood Abu Melha, and the General Supervisor of the Academic Student Campus at King Abdullah Road, Dr. Samia Al-Hakami. Vice Rector Abu Melha explained that the university is pleased to provide its faculty members with safe, convenient and wholesome environments for early learning. She explained that center operations are under the umbrella of the Ministry of Education and in partnership with the private sector. Dr. Al-Hakami noted that early education is important to the university and a critical objective of Vision 2030.
  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, honored the ePrints team for completing nearly 1,100 document uploads. ePrints is a system that allows paper documents to be digitized and stored in electronic form for posterity and later use or reference. The university uses ePrints to archive digital versions of older paper-based masters and doctoral theses on an ongoing basis. The original version of ePrints was designed and developed by the School of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton (SOTON). The latest version of the program (ePrints 3) is a joint development project by SOTON in cooperation with King Khalid University. This cutting-edge technology allows users to search the database and share information as necessary and appropriate. This ePrints team is led by the Dean of Postgraduate Studies, Dr. Ahmed Al-Fayea, in collaboration with the Deanship of Library Affairs and the General Department of Information Technology. Dean Al-Fayea stated that the team completed the uploads within a four-month period. These documents also include abstracts and translated versions. He stated that new thesis submissions are archived using ePrints as a matter of course, preserving older papers electronically is a high priority. "Using ePrints allows for secure preservation while giving academia and the general public greater access to research information," he said. The Rector expressed his gratitude to the entire team for archiving nearly 1,100 older papers in such a short amount of time while keeping up with the current workload. The Dean of Postgraduate Studies and the ePrint Team expressed their gratitude to His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy and the Vice Rector of Postgraduate Studies and Scientific Research, Prof. Saad Al-Amry, for their continuous support. ePrints represents a substantial expansion of the university's capabilities in academic research. Research for the purposes of scientific and economic development are a high priority for the Kingdom and a fundamental educational goal of Vision 2030. King Khalid University is committed to the continuous improvement of its programs and capabilities to enhance education to assure that national development goals are achieved.
  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center King Khalid University Rector, Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, hosted King Abdulaziz Center for National Dialogue (KACND) Board Chairman, Secretary-General of King Faisal Prize, Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Subail. They discussed opportunities for cooperation between King Khalid University and KACND. Dr. Al-Subail expressed that KACND always welcomes joint initiatives. He also confirmed that KACND pays special attention to the youth who are the targeted group at King Khalid University. This will, he explained, strengthen KACND's mission, which serves to strengthen national unity and uphold social fabric through fostering the values of diversity, coexistence, and national cohesion. His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy expressed his appreciation and gratitude to KACND for their efforts, confirming that King Khalid University is eager to collaborate with KACND to serve the educational process, which will also bolster KACND's vision, mission, objectives, and values.
  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center Business College Dean, Dr. Fayez Dhafrah, announced a bevvy of qualitative student final MIS degree projects. These are "capstone" projects that graduating bachelor degree candidates must complete to demonstrate their overall proficiency in the degree program. Dean Dhafrah expressed his satisfaction with the projects because they serve both the students and the community at large. MIS Department Head, Dr. Adel Asiri, noted the capstone projects span a variety of critical functions, such as smart systems that auto-generate exams based on desired learning outcomes. Two capstone projects involve monitoring educational performance for evaluative purposes. Other projects include: An online driving school, an educational data mining system, advanced encryption software, and a mobile electronic shopping application.
  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center King Khalid University's College of Computer Science is currently hosting the "Tuwaiq" Coding Bootcamp and Games Programming Course in collaboration with the Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity and Drones (SAFCSP) from December 10th to December 14th 2019. The event is designed to develop technical and programming skills and is targeted specifically towards students age 9 to 18. The bootcamp trainers are expert programmers in fields such as robotics and game development. The training program is being held from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. each day. College of Computer Science Dean, Dr. Ali Mohammed Algarwi, highlighted that the department was pleased to host the event. He also noted that developing computer programming skills among the citizenry is a vital part of the national development plan and a stated goal of Vision 2030 and its appendant documents. Dean Algarwi expressed his gratitude to His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy and SAFCSP for their support of the event. The bootcamp is limited to 150 students, and there has been significant overflow demand by students from all over the region.
  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center 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.
  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center 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.
  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center 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.
Source: King Khalid University - Media Center 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.
  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center 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.
  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center 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".
  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center 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.
  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center 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.
  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center 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.