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Saudi: MoE to add sign language to this academic year

The Ministry of Education announced that sign language would be included in school curricula for all educational levels in general education this year.

In preparation for the new academic year, the Ministry of Education has developed study plans and educational programs for students with special needs.

The plan has been aligned with the new study plans for general education, along with their educational needs, including the achievement of quality education for students with special needs to enhance lifelong learning opportunities and improve their learning outcomes to achieve the goals of Vision 2030.

The Ministry of Education added new subjects and the latest decisions in developing curricula for all educational levels in public education were the inclusion of sign language in the (family education and life skills) curriculum.

Classes related to activity and vocational training have also been added, as well as (Mus’haf madrasati) which is specialized in teaching the Holy Qur’an to help students with special needs to learn.

The newly developed curricula will also increase the opportunity for them to acquire professional skills to qualify them for the labor market and make them productive members of society, and also to cope with the requirements of the current era.


Saudi Gazette
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