Education & Training
From The Report: Saudi Arabia 2022
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In recent years Saudi Arabia’s education sector has received the highest proportion of government spending of all areas of the economy. In line with the goals of Vision 2030, the country’s overarching development strategy, the government has rolled out multiple reform programmes aimed at raising the quality of teaching and curricula, and improving student attainment levels. The education system is being revamped to better prepare the national workforce to compete in the increasingly technology- and information-driven global economy. Instilling technological proficiency alongside critical thinking, problem solving and analytical capabilities will be key to equipping the population to thrive in a shifting global economic landscape.

This chapter contains an interview with Hamad Al Sheikh, Former Minister of Education.