About the NELC

The National e-Learning Center was established as an independent entity by the Council of Ministers of Saudi Arabia, aims to enhancing trust in the eLearning programs, Leading innovation in Learning digital transformation and enabling the integration among educational institutions and labor market needs.


Recently; the following new strategic goals were approved by the Board of Directors

1. Governing eLearning in Saudi Arabia.

2. Enhance trust in e-learning programs and Improve access to high-quality online education.

3. Ensure the alignment between education outcomes and labor market needs.

4. Improve the agility and efficiency of education through eLearning.

5. Enabling access to lifelong learning & development.

6. Investing in new technologies (AI, Data Analytics, Blockchain) to meet changing needs and solve complex educational problems.

7. Leading innovation and digital transformation in education.

8. Developing National e-Learning indicators.

Board of Directors

His Excellency Dr. Hamad bin Muhammad Al-AlSheikh

Minister of Education and Chairman of the Board

His Excellency Dr. Abdulrahman bin Muhammad Al-Asimi

Deputy Minister of Education

His Excellency Eng.Mohammed bin Nasser Al-Jasser

Assistant Minister of Human Resources and Social Development

His Excellency Dr. Muhammad bin Abdulaziz Al-Ohali

Director of King Faisal University

His Excellency Dr. Abdullah bin Mofreh Al-Theyabi

Director of the University of Tabuk

His Excellency Dr. Abdulaziz bin Abdullah Al-Hamed

Director of Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University

Dr. Abdullah bin Saad Al-Mudaymigh

Adviser to the Ministry of Commerce

Eng. Ali bin Nasser Al-Asiri

General Director (Yesser), Ministry of Communications and Information Technology

Dr. Suhail bin Salem Bajammal

Executive director of the National Center for Assessment and Academic Accreditation

Eng. Abdullah Bin Abdulrahman Al-Dakhil

General manager of electronic training at the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation

Dr. Abdullah bin Yahya Al-Mohya


Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Bahdal


Mr. Khalid bin Sulaiman Al-Muhaisen

Private sector (SABIC)

Dr. Abdullah bin Muhammad Al-Walidi

The General Director of The Center

Strategic Directions


Enhance trust in e-learning programs

Through developing and activating online learning standards and processes necessary for the governance of eLearning in the Kingdom. Aiming for enhancing trust in the e-learning outcome.


Ensure the alignment between education outcomes and labor market needs.

Ensure the Availability of academic and professional programs, and short interdisciplinary programs based on future needs, with the aim of enhancing the effectiveness and efficiency, and providing opportunities to access lifelong learning & development. .


Leading innovation in digital transformation in education

Enabling innovation in education, finding innovative solutions that address challenges in education, investing in new technologies, developing e-learning indicators.