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USSaudiForum - Panel 1 - Adel AlKeaid - Building a Knowledge Based Economy

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The 3rd US-Saudi Business Opportunities Forum was held Sep 16-18, 2013, bringing together officials, business people, educators and specialists highlighting the U.S.-Saudi trade relationship and how U.S. companies can participate in Saudi Arabia's expansion.

Saudi Arabia is undergoing an extraordinary economic boom. Massive public investment, rapid private-sector growth and new sector initiatives are driving an expansion projected to offer more than $1 trillion in trade and investment opportunities over the next decade.

This panel of distinguished experts highlighted the Saudi K-12 education reform: building the foundation for a knowledge based economy.

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  • These schools are provided with MAWHIBA's programs, curricula and advanced enrichment activities and run by highly competent teachers in order to promote their abilities and develop their talents, in addition to boosting the quality level of education provided for other students enrolled in the partnership schools in general.
  • MAWHIBA’s local summer programs are held every summer, in a number of universities, colleges, hospitals, research centers, distinguished schools and leading companies in various parts of the kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • A scientific competition in the fields of scientific research and innovation where students can participate individually or in groups with scientific projects. Projects are presented in accordance with the criteria and standards of each field. The contest is judged by elite of academic specialists pursuant to predetermined scientific standards for selecting distinct projects for the higher level of competition.
  • Pinnacle of all science competitions aimed at high school studentsTo promote a creative generation.To improve the quality of science education throughout the Kingdom.To enhance the spirit of positive competitiveness among students, teachers, and schools.To enhance national confidence in the ability to compete internationally.To gain international recognition.
  • Kingdom won the first Arab medal in this competition, where its national student/ Abdullah Al-Saloum won the bronze medal, and three other students of the Saudi team won certificates of appreciation.
  • Provides technical and financial support to obtain Patents
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  • USSaudiForum - Panel 1 - Adel AlKeaid - Building a Knowledge Based Economy

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    2. 2. The Directive of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, President of the Foundation1427 H. “ It is the duty of us all; in the age of innovation to nurture giftedness and talents and to utilize them to serve our religion and nation “. “To develop a long term perspective and a detailed 5 year plan for giftedness and creativity in the Kingdom.” 2
    3. 3. Implementation requires sufficient number of talented & gifted young leaders Related plans, initiatives, and projects •Huge economic growth and prosperity for the Kingdom •Contribution of SAR billions to GDP •Creation of a large number of jobs Implementation of many strategic plans, projects, & initiatives MAWHIBA strategy for fostering giftedness & creativity & supporting innovation Aspiration of MAWHIBA & framework for Giftedness & Creativity 3
    4. 4. MAWHIBA’s Vision 1444 H. – 2022 A.D. «To be a creative society with a critical mass of gifted and talented young leaders who are innovative, highly- educated and well trained to support the sustained growth and prosperity of the Kingdom .» 4
    5. 5. Identify Identify gifted and talented students in KSA Expand Integrate Awareness Excellence Reinforce Mawhiba’s as an expertise for gifted education Raise awareness for giftedness, creativity, and innovation Complement and integrate with the National plans Develop and expand the service offering to the gifted MAWHIBA’s Objectives 5
    6. 6. Pre-school Primary / Intermediate school Secondary school University/ tertiary Adulthood Enrichment Programs Awareness and Communication Mawhiba Initiatives Competitions (Olympiads) Idea Development Young Leadership Program 3 5 6 7 Identification and Career guidance 1 School Partnerships 2 4 6
    7. 7. Partnerships 7
    8. 8. Identification Tools Initial Nomination Form Mawhiba Creativity Test© Student Identification Initiative 8
    9. 9. * * * Phase 1 – 16 cities Phase II - 29 cities Phase III – 45 cities National Project for Gifted Identification 200321782133 7248 8778 12118 200820092010201120122013 Selected 4186 940410007 46400 54976 65000 200820092010201120122013 Registered 9
    10. 10. The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz directed, upon the approval of the strategic plan, that “Mawhiba will be the provider of gifted students to the university” Nurturing gifted students at general education level Nomination to KAUST Gifted Scholarship Program 51 80 156 243 0 50 100 150 200 250 300 Students Nominated to KAUST Gifted Scholarship Program Partnership With King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) 2009 2010 2011 2012 10
    11. 11. Objectives Snapshot Development System Statistics Distinguished Learners Future Leaders Entrepreneurs School Partnership Initiative Commenced in year 1430/1431 • Create a high-quality educational environment by providing scholarships for gifted students to join distinct KSA schools. • Enhance the quality of education provided for other students enrolled in the partner schools. 11
    12. 12. Development System 12
    13. 13. 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 19 36 43 53 64 Schools 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 236 565 997 1650 2052 Students School Partnership Initiative Selected Samples of Partnership Schools 13
    14. 14. School Partnership Initiative Graduates % No. of Students Enrolling universities 33%14Scholarships to USA 62%27Local Colleges & Universities 5%2Aramco 100%43Total 2012 2013 85 Graduates43 Graduates % No. of Students Enrolling universities 39%34Scholarships to USA & Canada 60%48Local Colleges & Universities 1%2Aramco & SABIC 100%74Total 14
    15. 15. MAWHIBA Local Summer Programs Students Participation Saudi male and female students from around the Kingdom who meet the admission criteria set by MAWHIBA and the National Center for Assessment and Evaluation. Types of Programs Residential programs: Full accommodation for students between 15-18 Non-Residential programs below the age of 15 years. Program Content Scientific subjects and advanced activities and skills which promote all personal aspects, be it intellectual, mental, psychological, social or physical 15
    16. 16. MAWHIBA Local Summer Programs 16
    17. 17. 52 44 33 27 32 21 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 Programs 2550 2245 1655 1369 1493 840 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 Students MAWHIBA Local Summer Programs 17
    18. 18. MAWHIBA’s international summer programs involve the nomination of distinguished high school students (males and females) to participate in summer programs held in the most prestigious international universities in the United States of America, United Kingdom, Canada and Malaysia. MAWHIBA International Summer Programs 18
    19. 19. 333 5 88 13 20 24 200520062007200820092010201120122013 Programs 118 40 25 37 81 114 143 198 200520062007200820092010201120122013 Students MAWHIBA International Summer Programs 19
    20. 20. A science competition in collaboration with the Ministry of Education Age group: 7-12th grade students 17 scientific categories. The National Olympiad for Scientific Creativity “Ibdaa” 52000 8000 2072 400 72 RegistrarsLocalRegionalNationalQualified projects 2013 Two tracks: 1- Scientific Research 2- Innovation 20
    21. 21. Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) Fourth Award Engineering: Materials and Bioengineer-ing Fourth Award Medicine and Health Sciences Fourth Award Environmental Sciences Third Award Biochemistry Second Award Plant Sciences 3rd Place Materials & Bioengineering 3rd Place Materials & Bioengineering 4th Place Chemistry 4th Place Medicine & Health Science 2nd and 2rd places Special Awards 2012 2013 21
    22. 22. Golden Medal 3 Special Awards Golden Medal Special Award Golden MedalSilver Medal International Invention, Innovation, & Technology Exhibition (ITEX 2012) International Achievements 2012 Golden Medal Silver Medal Silver Medal Silver Medal Silver Medal 22
    23. 23. Chemistry Physics Mathematics • Worldwide annual international high-quality competitions, held for more than 50 years. Aimed at high school students and hosted by one of the 100 participating countries • Most prestigious universities around the globe look forward to enroll students who participate in this competition which is considered an appropriate arena for identifying future scientists. The International Olympiad 23
    24. 24. 2012Hosted byCompetition S/ N Golden Medal Selection is made in all participating countries at the same time Asian Pacific Mathematics Olympiad 1 Preparatoryinternationalparticipations The only Golden Medal in the competition+ 5 Silver MedalsT United Arab Emirates Gulf Mathematics Olympiad 2 1 Silver Medal+ 4 Bronze medals Turkey Balkan Mathematical Olympiad 3 Bronze MedalBritain European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad 4 2 silver medals+ 3 bronze medals 29th place Argentina International Mathematical Olympiad 1 bronze medal+ 3 certificates of appreciation EstoniaInternational Physics Olympiads 2012 Achievements 24
    25. 25. International Olympiads 2013 International Physics Olympiad Denmark 2 Bronze Medals 2 Honorable mentions International Mathematical Olympiad Columbia 4 Bronze Medals International Chemistry Olympiad Russia 2 Bronze Medals 25
    26. 26. Guidance & follow-up Students Selection Measuring and assessing the student readiness to join the initiative Lead Self Developing and increasing knowledge and skills necessary for self- management and leadership Lead Others Developing their skills to lead others in order to achieve the required objectives. Lead Change Developing abilities and skills to lead people and groups. Internship Applying what they learned in real life. Alumni Tracking Following up graduates and maintaining inter- communication among them. 1 2 3 Young Leadership Initiative 26
    27. 27. Patent Support Project No.Description 5,102 applicationReceived ideas 205 inventionsPatentable 4 evaluatorsEvaluators 6Patents 85 584 1002 1241 2063 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Imagine Service 4,793 registered ideas 472 evaluated ideas 103 ideas for support program 15 ideas under patent processing Idea Development 27
    28. 28. International Exhibitions Mawhiba has been participating since 2002 in a variety of international exhibitions. Golden Prize 39Silver Prize 38 Bronze Prize 26Special Award 39 Total 142 Prizes IBTIKAR 2013 28
    29. 29. Awareness & Communication Initiative Increase interest in sponsoring and supporting giftedness and creativity in the Kingdom Enhance awareness of giftedness and creativity and its importance to society Build positive attitudes towards investment in giftedness and creativity Interact with giftedness and creativity to become part of the individual and community concerns 29
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    31. 31. For the E-portal to be the main reference for giftedness, creativity, and Innovation in the Arab World 31
    32. 32. Mawhiba E-Portal 17 million visitors 400,000 registered users - 90% students Giftedness Creativity Innovation Scientific periodicals: 800 Abstracts MAWHIBA database: 531 Research Terms: 282 Terms Directories: 714 Bodies Scientific Resources Scientific Resources 32
    33. 33. Research and Policy  Conduct basic research  Develop and promote policies in gifted education  Evaluate performance of the overall system for fostering gifted and talented individuals against key outcome measures and objectives  Support awareness raising (Arabization) 33
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