Saudi education minister opens two digital colleges for women

The colleges will provide specialized training programs for about 4,000 trainees in several fields

  
A Saudi woman gets assistance to be directed to the suitable jobs for her during the first annual Bab Rizq Jameel, a three-day job opportunity fair for Saudi youth, where candidates are interviewed by companies and can be instantly hired, at the Riyadh Convention Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Image used for illustrative purposes.

A Saudi woman gets assistance to be directed to the suitable jobs for her during the first annual Bab Rizq Jameel, a three-day job opportunity fair for Saudi youth, where candidates are interviewed by companies and can be instantly hired, at the Riyadh Convention Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Image used for illustrative purposes.

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RIYADH: Hamad Al-Sheikh inaugurated the first two digital colleges for women in Riyadh and Jeddah on Wednesday.

The ceremony was held in the presence of the governor of the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC), Ahmed Al-Fuhaid.

The colleges will provide specialized training programs for about 4,000 trainees in several fields. Programs on offer include network systems management, media technology, software, the Internet of things, smart cities, robotics technology, artificial intelligence and machine learning.

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