Source: King Khalid University Media Center
King Khalid University President , Prof. Dr. Faleh bin Rajaa Al-Sulami, sponsored the inauguration ceremony of 6 electronic educational platforms, in the presence of a number of representatives of entities in Asir region, in addition to university employees and students in the university theater in the university city in Abha.
The 6 electronic platforms, are a result of the university's efforts and keenness to develop the educational process and improve the quality of teaching and learning by coping with the latest developments in self based education.
His Excellency the President of the University commended the attention and care devoted by out wise leadership to education in the corona pandemic time, which enabled the filed of education to succeed and for students to return to schools and university campus safely.
His Excellency, praised the progress and leadership of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the field of education and e-learning, stressing that the launch of these platforms serves university students and members of our society in a variety of areas of learning. He also added , that the most prominent feature of these platforms is that they were built by a team of students, faculty members and employees.
On the future of these platforms, the Vice president of Business and Knowledge Economy, Prof. Dr. Abdullatif bin Ibrahim Al-Hadithi, explained that the university is determined to transform these platforms into specialized technology companies, believing in the importance of coping with the latest educational developments and to improve education outcomes that meet the new university system. He also added that these platforms are national projects that contribute to achieving the Kingdom's Vision 2030, in addition to achieving the university's vision to be among the top 200 universities in the world.
Supervisor of the Design and Digital Platforms Unit, Dean of E-Learning, Dr. Nayef Jabali, said that the Design and Digital Platforms Unit works in the areas of design innovation and the production of digital platforms that contribute to the growth of knowledge economy and that is through focusing on reinventing services and products.
The inauguration included the following platforms:
- kkux platform and application for future skills.
- Fikra platform for creative development ideas.
- Maher platform for training and knowledge enrichment.
-Jazel platform that allows graduate students the opportunity to communicate with experts in the fields of arbitration, statistics, translation and proofreading.
- Qimma interactive platform for managing conferences and forums.
- A+ platform the first platform to provide students with references and questions banks.
It is worth noting ,that the University agency for Business and Knowledge Economy has taken, during its short life, many great steps in its field of specialization, achieving knowledge economy and performing its mission of contributing to building a business and knowledge community at King Khalid University.