The undersecretary of the Saudi Ministry of Education clarifies the fact of canceling the second semester exams


After the study was suspended in the Kingdom’s schools and universities, a lot of false rumors and news began to spread on social networking sites. One of the most widespread was the news of canceling the final exams and adopting the degrees of the first semester, but the agent of the Ministry of Education “Muhammad Al-Muqbel” had been denied in statements to him through MBC program in a week decided to cancel the second semester tests, and stressed the importance of virtual school.

He also affirmed the Ministry’s readiness for all possibilities, in light of developments in the cases of the spread of Corona virus.

Al-Muqbel also denied everything raised regarding the adoption of the result of the first semester to be the result of the current academic year, and stressed that the virtual school will allow the student to follow his lessons at any time and from anywhere and there is no current problem with regard to the tests and evaluation process, and in the event that it will be announced The Ministry formally reported any news in this regard through its electronic channels.

Regarding the claim by some to adopt the result of the first round as a final outcome of the academic year and the cancellation of final exams, Al-Muqbel said: This matter is totally incorrect, and everyone should obtain information from its official sources, through the ministry’s website and its various platforms, and the account of the official spokesman of the ministry, and I wish to Everyone is constantly following these sources.

It should be noted that the spokesperson of the Ministry of Education “Ibtisam Al-Shehri” denied, on her official page on Twitter, what is being circulated regarding the adoption of the first semester degrees as a final outcome of the success of students at all levels, confirming the continuation of providing multiple options for distance education, and called for information to be drawn from Its sources.


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