National Geographic Learning Partners with Talemia to Equip Saudi Secondary School Students with Workforce Skills for Career Success

National Geographic Learning (NGL), a Cengage Group business, announced they have entered a long-term partnership with Talemia, the Saudi Arabian public investment fund company, to provide the Ministry of Education with learning materials for up to 150,000 students in grades 11-12, preparing them to meet the demands of the 21st century, knowledge-based, labor market.

Saudi Vision 2030 calls for education reform to prepare students for workforce success in Saudi Arabia and around the globe. NGL’s partnership with Talemia fuels those efforts by delivering new courses in business, management, marketing and healthcare, all based on best-selling NGL curriculum and tailored to Saudi Ministry of Education needs.

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“At Cengage Group, we strongly believe in education for employment — empowering learners by providing the skills and competencies they need to find employment and lead choice-filled lives,” said Alexander Broich, President of Cengage Select, and General Manager for English Language Teaching. “Saudi Vision 2030 will enable the next generation of Saudi professionals to succeed in tomorrow’s labor market. Our partnership with Talemia is a fantastic way to prepare future-ready professionals for an increasingly competitive job market.”

National Geographic Learning, in partnership with Talemia, will provide content for eight Career Pathway courses: Business Decisions, Introduction to Business, Business Finance, Principles of Management, Marketing, Event Management, Health Science Principles and Health Care.

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“Pathway courses enhance a student’s skills, values and conduct and make each learner capable of benefiting Saudi society and the world,” said Dr. Mansour Bin Salamah, CEO of Talemia.

National Geographic Learning is the exclusive partner of the National Geographic Society for educational publishing. The Saudi Pathway courses bring the world to the classroom through real-world content, inspirational role models and impact photography.

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