A delegation from the Education Evaluation Authority of the National Center for Academic Accreditation and Assessment (NCCC) visited the Royal Commission in Jubail to review the educational and industrial progress and development in Jubail Industrial City.
The delegation was briefed on the progress of the higher education in Jubail industrial City and the achievements made in this field, including the colleges and institutes and their qualified national competencies and outputs that support the industrial facilities in the region.
The visit included a tour of the visitors' center exhibition where they learned about the story of the construction of Jubail Industrial City and the most important achievements and accomplishments in the city.
The Executive Director of the Education Assessment Board Kholoud Ashkar said that the visit aims at measuring the assessment and quality in the field of education in general, and improving the quality of education outputs and their impact on the labor market.
In addition, she explained that the concept of quality and assessment is a new concept adopted by countries for identifying colleges and institutes, which aims to link knowledge disciplines with the needs of the labor market, and to engage employers in the private and government sectors in determining these scientific disciplines in accordance with their needs in the field of labor market. It also comes in line with the vision of 2030.
At the end of the visit, the members of the delegation expressed their thanks to the Royal Commission in Jubail for their good reception and considered that the visit to Jubail Industrial City was successful by all standards, as the visit's benefits were great and gave an impressive example of the status of education in Saudi Arabia. They also thanked the Royal Commission for its support and participation in workshops which were held in Riyadh later on.