RIYADH, Saudi Arabia and BOSTON, Nov. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cengage, an education and technology company, has signed an agreement with Tatweer Company for Educational Services (T4edu), to deliver professional development programs for Ministry of Education English teachers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Cengage will provide 1,000 teachers with online access to its National Geographic Learning ELTeach resource. The agreement was finalized at a signing event in Riyadh in November.
" Saudi Arabia continues to show its commitment to education, as evidenced by the country's significant investments in quality learning materials," said Alexander Broich, Executive Vice President, Cengage International. "We are honored to support the country's teachers of English with our ELTeach program, enabling English language learning to be introduced to students earlier in their studies." Having enrolled 1,000 English language teachers in National Geographic Learning's ELTeach program, T4edu Chief Officer, Content and Technology Solutions, Dr. Nasser H. Al-Uwaishiq complimented the partnership: "T4edu is looking forward to successfully conducting professional development programs for Ministry of Education English teachers in partnership with Cengage in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Teachers participating in this program will significantly improve their teaching skills contributing to the continued improvement and development of the teaching and learning of English for the benefit of students in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through T4edu initiated programs."