Daijiworld Media Network - Riyadh
Riyadh, Jun 23: Assistant director-general of UNESCO lauded Saudi Arabia's prompt switch to online learning methods in the wake of the Covid pandemic.
In a meeting with Saudi Education Minister, Dr Hamad bin Mohammed Al-Asheikh on the sidelines of the G20 education ministers’ meeting in Catania in Italy, Stefania Giannini said the Kingdom has achieved great success in e-learning and distance education during the pandemic. She appreciated the authorities for promptly switching to online learning without compromising on the quality of education.
Saudi Arabia's success in introducing distance learning in a short time has propelled it into a leadership role in this field, the UNESCO official said. Giannini said the Madarasti online learning platform introduced by the Kingdom is among the top four global models.