TRC blocks messaging apps in Tawjihi exam schools

The Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (TRC) on Wednesday informed the telecommunication companies in the Kingdom (Zain, Orange, Umniah), to start blocking all apps, including messaging apps, that could affect the progress of General Secondary Education Certificate Examination (Tawjihi) exams in all schools in the Kingdom where exams will be held.   The decision, which will only be implemented during the exam,

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WB provides $100mln top-up support to Jordan’s education sector reforms

The World Bank approved on Tuesday a $100 million project to support the Jordanian government’s efforts in addressing education challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and expanding access to pre-primary education and reform student assessment, including transitioning to a competency-based digital tawjihi.   The new project represents an additional financing to the Education Reform Support Program ($200 million), approved back

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UNDP provides isolation unit to King Abdullah University Hospital

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP), through the Ministry of Local Administration, has contributed a six-bed quarantine unit to the King Abdullah University Hospital.   Minister of Local Administration Walid Masri told the Jordan News Agency (Petra) that his ministry, through its partnership with the UNDP and other international partners and donors, directed these programmes to supporting the health sector

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