Saudi Launches Initiative to Promote Arabic Among Non-Natives

Published December 16th, 2020 - 10:33 GMT
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Saudi Arabia’s Education and Training Evaluation Commission (ETEC) will launch a global initiative next week for academic accreditation of centers and programs to teach Arabic to non-native speakers.

The step aims to reinforce Saudi Arabia’s leadership role in preserving the Arabic language.

The launch of the initiative coincides with International Day of the Arabic Language. The launching ceremony will be broadcast live.

The ETEC will offer integrated services to accredited institutions and programs to ensure the quality of Arabic language education around the world. It will also offer counseling and training services to its affiliates.


The ETEC ensures the evaluation of public and private education in the Kingdom, builds norms for public education curricula in coordination with the Ministry of Education, and approves and updates them.

The commission also develops, approves and implements systems for evaluation and accreditation, including evaluation and accreditation of institutions and programs, in the field of education and training. It is also responsible for teachers’ training and assessment in the Kingdom. SPA Riyadh

The ETEC also evaluates certificate programs offered by educational and training institutions and review them periodically for any updates according to the requirements of the Kingdom’s labor market and the latest global trends.

This article has been adapted from its original source.

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