The Director General of the Education Department in the Eastern Region, Nasser Al-Shalan, visited today, Tuesday, King Abdullah High School at the beginning of the second semester, to find out the beginning of teaching the Chinese language course in schools in the region.
During his visit, a video clip of Al-Shalan showed a classroom at King Abdullah High School, where he praised the students ’desire to learn Chinese and register them in its courses, stressing the importance of studying languages.
The education departments in Riyadh, Jeddah, and Sharqiya received the books of the Chinese language course, which numbered 1166 books, as a prelude to distributing them to boys’ schools only as an optional subject in a first experience in the Kingdom.
With the start of the second semester, the Ministry began teaching Chinese in 8 schools for boys at the secondary level: 4 in Riyadh, 2 in Jeddah, and 2 in the Eastern Province.
Director general #Education_Eastern Dr. Nasser Al-Shalan visits King Abdullah High School to see the beginning of a course #Chinese Language He praised the desire of students to learn, stressing the importance of learning languages, which contributes to achieving the vision. @moe_gov_sa@Media_M_E pic.twitter.com/w7ZUj8qdkF
– Department of Eastern Education (@edueast_sa) January 21, 2020