Education in Saudi Arabia

Education in Saudi Arabia.

  • Level of illiteracy in the KSA is still a pressing problem
  • Challenges for effective gifted education reform:

ØGerminal stage of gifted education development

ØAbsence of properly trained teachers

ØLack of technology adoption

ØScarcity of talent development programs

Gifted Education Curriculum in the KSA: Mawhiba

  • Established in 1999, it focuses on top 3% of Saudi students by offering specialized gifted educational programs
  • Mawhiba goals:

–Nurture giftedness and creativity

–Encourage innovation

–Improve national potential

–Discover creative and talented leaders among young people

–Offer enriched educational activities for gifted Saudi students

–Crate awareness on education and fostering of young talent………………………


Education in Saudi Arabia

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