Prince Muhammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Human Capacity Development Program Committee, launched in Saudi Arabia today, Wednesday, the Human Capacity Development Program is one of the programs to achieve the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.
The Crown Prince affirmed, that “the Human Capacity Development Program aimed at enhancing the competitiveness of national human capabilities locally and globally, so that the citizen is ready for the current and future labor market with capabilities and ambitions, by strengthening values, developing basic and future skills, and developing knowledge.
Prince Mohammed bin Salman explained that the program plan “includes 89 initiatives to achieve 16 strategic goals of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030. The program’s strategy includes three main pillars: developing a solid and flexible educational foundation for all, preparing for the future labor market locally and globally, and providing lifelong learning opportunities.”
The program aims to promote the expansion of kindergartens, which will contribute to the development of children’s abilities from an early age, in addition to developing their skills.
It also has the initiative of vocational guidance and counseling for students to join the labor market, which aims to enable students to determine their professional orientations by providing them with knowledge.
The program also aims at developing lifelong learning opportunities to increase employment rates for citizens. Building a citizen who possesses the capabilities and skills necessary for the current and future labor market is needed.
The human capacity development program focuses on preparing and rehabilitating human capabilities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, developing the human capacity development system from early childhood to lifelong learning, developing educational outcomes to align them with the needs of the current and future labor market, and localizing high-skilled jobs through the qualification and training of citizens.
There will be greater activation of the partnership with the private and non-profit sectors, where the program seeks in these aspects to achieve several objectives, including increasing the chances of joining kindergarten from 23% to 90% and entering two Saudi universities among the top 100 universities in the world by 2030, which will enhance The Kingdom’s position in the world.
The strategy of the Human Capacity Development Program reflects the keenness of the government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, to prepare citizens to:
Develop a passion for knowledge and pride in values, success in work, leadership and competition locally and globally, and continuous development of skills and Capacity that fulfills the requirements of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
The program will build competitive national capacities based on a solid educational foundation, and contribute to the promotion of targeted values from an early age, such as the values of moderation and tolerance, determination and perseverance, discipline and mastery, to achieve the values of global citizenship. It enhances the competitiveness and capabilities of Saudi citizens.