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10/26/2016 | Saudi Gazette
Providing high quality education that can effectively meet the needs of the labor market is central to fulfilling the Saudi Vision 2030, Minister of Education Dr. Ahmed Al-Issa told key education stakeholders here on Tuesday. Addressing the opening ceremony of the International Baccalaureate Forum, organized by King Faisal Foundation (KFF) in collaboration with the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO), Dr. Al-Issa said it was important for the sector to focus on how to better encourage innovation and creativity in the classroom at all levels ... read more
04/07/2016 | Yahind
The board of trustees of the Sultan bin Ali Al-Owais Cultural Foundation decided at its recent meeting to grant the award to the King Faisal Foundation for its cultural and scientific achievements this year.The award was given in recognition of its pioneering role in the cultural, scientific and social work services, and for being one of the largest charities in the world. ... read more
04/07/2016 | Saudi Gazette
Prince Bandar Bin Saud Bin Khaled, Secretary-General of the King Faisal Foundation (KFF), expressed delight after KFF was announced the winner of the Sultan bin Ali Al Owais Cultural Foundation Award for Scientific & Cultural Achievement. Prince Bandar said the award was the latest in a series of achievements recorded by KFF, an international philanthropic organization that aims to promote social, cultural, scientific and educational development. The establishment of KFF drew from the humanitarian values of Islam which the late King Faisal bin Abdul Aziz championed throughout his life. ... read more
10/20/2015 | Eye of Riyadh
Early last year, the International Baccalaureate (IB) and the King Faisal Foundation (KFF) launched phase two of their joint educational project, which aims to increase access to an IB education for Saudi students and make a wider impact on the quality of education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.18 schools across the country were invited to join the project and receive a series of leadership and pedagogy workshops that are funded by the KFF. The workshops provide participants with an introduction to current academic thinking and methodology that supports inquiry-based learning ... read more
10/19/2015 | Arab News
In an effort to boost educational standards in Saudi schools, the King Faisal Foundation (KFF) has teamed up with International Baccalaureate (IB) to run an ambitious education project for a cluster of 18 schools in the first phase. The project supports IB’s commitment to giving more Arabic-speaking students access to a globally valued IB education ... read more
03/01/2015 | Arab News
King Faisal Foundation is hosting a series of lectures by the winners of King Faisal International Prize (KFIP) this year, according to Prince Bandar bin Saud bin Khaled, secretary general of the foundation. Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman will present the award to the winners on Sunday ... read more
04/05/2014 | Arab News
The King Faisal Foundation (KFF) and the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) signed Friday a partnership project that will bring holistic IB educational programs to the Kingdom through the “Developing Learners, Leaders and Teachers for the future of Saudi Arabia” project. ... read more
01/13/2014 | Arab News
Around 70 fifth graders from the King Faisal School got to experience first-hand a day in the life of an engineer at a global electrical facility in Riyadh… King Faisal School is a non-profit institution and one of the most important academic projects sponsored and developed by the King Faisal Foundation. The school lies on a beautiful, aesthetically-designed campus in the Diplomatic Quarters in the capital. It is geared to develop young people through a rigorous national and international program of study. ... read more
11/01/2013 | Arab News
A team of researchers from Alfaisal University here has received their first US patent for an innovative nanotechnology material.The patent was granted on Oct. 14 to the three inventors Edreese Alsharaeh, Mohammad A. AlDosari and Ali Othman… Edreese has helped to “build a strong research-oriented institution as envisaged by the King Faisal Foundation.” Alfaisal University is one of the first private non-profit, research and teaching universities in the Kingdom ... read more
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