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Computer training rise amongst Saudi women

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In 2009, there was a rise in the participation of Saudi women in International Computer Driving License (ICDL) training programs across the the country to 35%. In coming years its is expected that the rise will amount to 50% reported a high-ranking official of ICDL Saudi Arabia, the governing body and certification authority of the ICDL program in the Kingdom. According to Dr. Sulaiman Al-Dhalaan, Consultant, ICDL Saudi Arabia, the number of women participating in ICDL training programs across the Kingdom rose from 10% in 2006 to 35% by the end of 2009.

Al-Dhalaan explained that said to ensure the greater adoption of ICDL training into their academic programs, ICDL Saudi Arabia has been closely coordinating with women-only educational institutions such as Princess Noura Bint Abdulrahman University, the Kingdom's first university for women. Other prominent academic institutions such as King Saud University, Taibah University and Al-Baha University already have women students enrolled in the ICDL programme.

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