Prince Sultan Cardiac Center activates distance learning as coronavirus precaution

 

April 09, 2020

 

  • The service was activated to allow nursing cardiac nursing students to finish their requirements
  • The General Directorate of Education earlier launched an education award for remote teaching

Education officials likewise accelerated the electronic learning process to compensate for the lack of daily schooling. (File/AFP)

 

By Arab News

 

DUBAI – The Prince Sultan Cardiac Center in Qassim, Saudi Arabia, has implemented distance for its training courses, state news agency SPA reported.

The service was activated to allow nursing cardiac nursing students to finish their requirements and develop their experience following the Kingdom’s COVID-19 regulations of social distancing.

The General Directorate of Education earlier launched an education award for remote teaching amid the rise of digital education during the coronavirus outbreak. The award aims to promote excellence in remote teaching and quality online educational content while motivating educators to teach remotely.

On March 8, Saudi Arabia closed all public and private schools to protect students from COVID-19. Education officials likewise accelerated the electronic learning process to compensate for the lack of daily schooling.

The Kingdom has so far reported 2,932 coronavirus cases, 41 deaths and 631 recoveries.

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