SDG4: Quality Education

Al Maarefa University’s Commitment to SDG 4: Fostering Quality Education in Saudi Arabia

Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4) emphasizes the importance of ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education for all. Education is a fundamental human right and a key driver of personal development, social progress, and economic growth. Al Maarefa University, situated in Saudi Arabia, plays a pivotal role in supporting and advancing SDG 4 through its dedicated efforts to provide quality education and promote lifelong learning within the community.

Empowering Learners Through Quality Education:

Al Maarefa University places a strong emphasis on delivering quality education across a spectrum of disciplines. By offering a diverse range of degree programs, including medical, engineering, humanities, and social sciences, the university equips learners with the knowledge, skills, and competencies required to excel in their chosen fields. This commitment to excellence in education aligns perfectly with the principles of SDG 4.

Innovative Teaching and Learning Methods:

Recognizing the evolving landscape of education, Al Maarefa University employs innovative teaching and learning methods that encourage critical thinking, problem-solving, and practical application of knowledge. Through interactive lectures, hands-on projects, and experiential learning opportunities, the university ensures that students receive a holistic education that prepares them for real-world challenges.

Access to Higher Education:

One of the cornerstones of SDG 4 is ensuring access to quality education for all, regardless of socio-economic background or demographic factors. Al Maarefa University actively promotes inclusivity by offering scholarships, financial aid, and support programs that enable a diverse range of students to pursue higher education. This approach helps break down barriers and contributes to a more educated and skilled workforce in Saudi Arabia.

Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning:

Al Maarefa University’s commitment to education extends beyond its campus. The university engages with the local community through workshops, seminars, and outreach programs that promote continuous learning and knowledge dissemination. By fostering a culture of lifelong learning, Al Maarefa University empowers individuals to enhance their skills and knowledge throughout their lives, contributing to personal development and societal progress.

Teacher Training and Professional Development:

Quality education relies on skilled and motivated educators. Al Maarefa University recognizes the importance of teacher training and professional development. The university offers programs that enhance teaching methodologies and pedagogical skills, ensuring that educators are equipped to provide an enriching and effective learning experience for their students.

Global Perspective and International Collaboration:

In line with SDG 4’s focus on global citizenship, Al Maarefa University encourages international collaboration and exposure for its students. Through exchange programs, partnerships with international institutions, and participation in global initiatives, the university prepares students to be culturally aware, open-minded, and well-rounded individuals ready to contribute to a diverse world.

Al Maarefa University’s unwavering dedication to providing quality education aligns seamlessly with the principles of SDG 4. By fostering innovation in teaching and learning, ensuring access to education, engaging with the community, and promoting lifelong learning, the university contributes significantly to advancing education in Saudi Arabia. Through its holistic approach to education, Al Maarefa University plays a vital role in nurturing the next generation of leaders, professionals, and informed citizens who will drive societal progress and sustainable development.

The UM library offer the need textbooks and the additional references print/online for the offered academic programs in accordance with the courses specifications that aims at providing the students with the needs knowledge/skills to attains the program/courses outcomes. The library contains thousands of paper/electronic books, journals, periodicals, etc. in the library shelves and/or via the Saudi digital library SDL.

Access to the e-learning management system

Moodle is a learning platform designed to provide educators, administrators and learners with a single robust, secure and integrated system to create personalized learning environments.

Moodle is a learning platform designed to provide educators, administrators and learners with a single robust, secure and integrated system to create personalized learning environments.

Moodle designed to create an interactive learning environment, manage the course content and evaluate the outcomes. It is an open source program used in most of the 532 countries; with total number of courses exceed 7 million and a half course.

Moodle in AlMaarefa Colleges

  • Each student has a Moodle account that will be created at the beginning of each semester.
  • Students must have an academic email in order to use Moodle Students are enrolled in their courses in Moodle based on their academic schedule.
  • Each course has a unified page among all sections.
  • The contents of the course are added by the instructor responsible for content management and it will be displayed to all students at the same time.
  • The student can only review his/her grades (the grades of the other students will not be shown).
  • Assignments and quizzes can be added on the course page and it is required that each student to follow-up updates on the course page and deliver assignments on time.
  • Each student has a personal page in the system that shows his courses.
  • Instructors can post news on the course page, it is essential to follow the course page for the updates.

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Scientific Research Day

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As one of the active partners in the World Conference on Sustainable Development, which is being held for the first time in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the entire Middle East, #جامعة_المعرفة invites those interested in sustainable development to quickly register to benefit from global experiences and their applications.

Student Council YouTube channel

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Free Basic Life Support (BLS) course

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Monday corresponding to 04/10/2021 At 7 p.m

In the vision colleges headquarters

Workshop entitled:

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  • Presented by Dr. Mahmoud Abdullah Faroo 🩺
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