About the NELC

The National eLearning Center was established as an independent entity by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Council of Ministers’ decision No (35) in 1439 H. Aims to enhancing trust in the eLearning programs, Leading innovation in Learning digital transformation and enabling the integration among educational institutions and employers.

     
     

     

     

    Strategy

     

    Vision

    Trusted online learning for all

     

    Mission
    • Enhance trust in online learning
    • Facilitate equitable access to relevant lifelong online learning
    • Lead sustainable innovation in education through online learning

     

    Values
    • Trust
    • Integration
    • Innovation

     

    Goals
    1. Ensure recognition of all forms of online learning
    2. Ensure quality of online learning
    3. Ensure equitable access to online learning
    4. Improve agility in online learning
    5. Improve efficiency in online learning
    6. Provide adaptive online learning opportunities that are increasingly relevant to individual learning needs
    7. Lead digital transformation in education
    8. Investing in new technologies (AI, Data Analytics, Blockchain) to meet changing needs and solve complex educational problems through online learning
    9. Facilitate co-creation of value in education through innovation-driven online learning

     

    Initiatives
    1. Strategic alliances
    2. Research and Development
    3. Standards and Policies
    4. Professional Development
    5. National eLearning Platform
    6. National Open Educational Resources Program
    7. Design Lab
    8. National Indicator
    9. Innovation Awards

     

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    Board of Directors

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    His Excellency Dr. Hamad bin Muhammad Al-AlSheikh
    Minister of Education
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    His Excellency Dr. Saad bin Othman Alqasabi
    The Governor of Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO)
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    His Excellency Eng.Mohammed bin Nasser Al-Jasser
    Assistant Minister of Human Resources and Social Development
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    His Excellency Dr. Muhammad bin Abdulaziz Al-Ohali
    Director of King Faisal University
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    His Excellency Dr. Abdullah bin Mofreh Al-Theyabi
    Director of the University of Tabuk
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    His Excellency Dr. Saleh bin Ali Alghamdi
    Executive Director of National Center for Academic Accreditation and Assessment
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    His Excellency Eng. Ali bin Nasser Alasiri
    Advisor of Minister of Communications and Information Technology
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    Her Excellency Dr. Auhood bint Abdullah Alfaries
    General Director of the E-Learning and Distance Education
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    Eng. Abdullah Bin Abdulrahman Al-Dakhil
    General Manager of electronic Training at the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation
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    Dr. Abdullah bin Yahya Al-Mohya
    Specialist
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    Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Bahdal
    Specialist
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    Mr. Khalid bin Sulaiman Al-Muhaisen
    Private sector (SABIC)
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    Dr. Abdullah bin Muhammad Al-Walidi
    General Manager of The National eLearning Center

    Board of eLearning International Advisory

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    Dr. Mark Brown
    The National Digital Institute for Learning
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    Andreas Blom
    World Bank
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    Dr. Jennifer Mathes
    Online Learning Consortium (OLC)
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    Andreas Schleicher
    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
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    Dr. Fengchun Miao
    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
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    Dr. Deb Adair
    Quality Matters (QM)
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    Dr. Tanya Joosten
    National Research Center for Distance Education and Technological Advancements (DETA)
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    Dr. Paul Lefrere
    International Expert

    Success Partners