Schools, Universities & Educational institutes in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will remain closed due to fear of Coronovirus until further notice to take precautionary measures and to prevent the spread of corona-virus in public or social gatherings.
As per the statement given by the ministry of Education the notice of suspension of studies till are temporarily (till 9th March 2020 until further notice) across regions in Saudi Arabia.
All Public, Private schools & Institutions in Saudi Arabia (KSA) must be closed as per the notice.
Ministry also informed to activate virtual, distance learning schools to ensure education is not halted and can be given online or through video channels while maintaining quality.
The virtual schools will start functioning and it will be ensured that during the suspension period of schools, the distance learning methods provided by the ministry through the virtual school platform (Vschool.sa), and the use of digital enrichment materials via the site and application in the Apple and Android application store under the name “Standard Education System.”
The ministry said that the concerned committee in the ministry decided to follow the developments of the coronavirus while taking a number of measures. Accordingly, supervision offices would start their work during the suspension period to follow the educational process, coordinate the procedures for distance education, and respond to parents’ inquiries.