SHMS wins the Excellence Award from The Open Education Consortium

The National Center for e-Learning has won the Excellence Award in Open Education 2018, for the Saudi OER Network "SHMS" from the Open Education Consortium OEConsortium in the category of resources, tools and practices of high-quality open educational resource and organized content. The Director-General of the, Dr. Abdullah Al-Megren, expressed his happiness for this accomplishment for the country in open education resources. He confirmed that winning the award is a result of strategic perspective of planning, implementation, follow-up, cooperation and integration with many academic, educational and training institutions in the Kingdom. Al-Megren appreciated the support of His Excellency the Minister of Education, Chairman of the National Center for e-Learning, Dr. Ahmed Bin Mohammed Al-Issa, during the launching the Saudi OER Network "SHMS". He also thanked the academic, educational and training institutions that participated actively in the network to win the award. He added that winning an excellence award from a non-profit organization based in the United States of America is what makes it. It organizes its activities in many countries around the world through a global network of educational institutions and individuals that support open education and educational resources through cooperation, innovation and developing partnership which increases the chances of expanding educational through optimizing technology in education. "SHMS" has reached more than 100000 educational resources which the National Center for e-Learning has cooperated with many universities and educational and training institutions, and available for everyone.