Suspicion stalls English in Saudi schools

Opposition from religious conservatives has stalled Saudi Arabia’s plans to introduce English language teaching into primary-level education. Last month the ministry of education announced that plans to start teaching English at grades four and five had been put on hold and that distribution of a revised English language course for use from grade six, the last year of primary school, and in secondary school, was also delayed. Guardian, 21 October, 2005. Read more…

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