Sunday, 18 November 2007
By Adel Al-Malki
JEDDAH - Some 750 female teachers will join a social awareness campaign in Jeddah this week under the slogan "We Are All Responsible".
Abdul Kareem Al-Heqail, director-general of Female Education, said that the joint program between the education department and the municipality aims to attract national attention to the importance of environmental awareness and social unity in nation building. The campaign also highlights the importance of instilling proper behavior among Saudis to achieve both goals.
The crucial role of families in complementing the initiative by the educational system is also emphasized.
Mohammad Abu-Emarah, supervisor of Social Development and Information in the municipality, said, "The campaign will try to remind our children to keep our city clean."
"They should know the importance of proper garbage disposal, and that vandalism and defacing of public facilities are crimes punishable by law," Abu-Emarah said.
Abu-Emarah also said that the campaign also highlights the importance of proper hygiene, disease prevention and public safety.