The Council of Private Higher Institutes Affairs held a meeting yesterday evening, Tuesday, headed by Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and in the presence of Mr. Atta, Head of the Education Sector at the Ministry, Dr. Hassan Muhammadin, Adviser to the Minister for Private Higher Institutes, and Abu Al-Enein Hassan, Head of the Central Administration for Private Education, and Heads of Sectors Committees Institutes, and members of the Council, at the Ministry's headquarters.
At the beginning of the meeting, the Council mourned Muhammad Farid Khamis, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the British University, praising his role in the field of education, calling on the Almighty - to be blessed with the breadth of his mercy and to dwell in his spaciousness.
The Minister was assured of the continuation of the educational process while adhering to the prescribed numbers of students and attendance rates, in light of the application of the hybrid education system, as well as the application of all precautionary and preventive measures to address the Corona virus, in accordance with the standards announced by the World Health Organization and the Ministry of Health; In the interest of the health and safety of students, faculty members, their assistants, and institute workers. The minister stressed, according to a statement issued by the Ministry of Higher Education, to confront any rumors that would disrupt the study, directing the need for continuous follow-up and preparation for any developments during the coming period.
Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar also stressed the institutes ’adoption of the hybrid education system and the raising of curricula on educational platforms, in order to ensure commitment to social divergence.
Abdel Ghaffar directed to hold educational seminars for students inside the institutes, which will be reflected on the student and the Egyptian family, and thus society.
Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar was reassured about the results of the sector committees concerned with reviewing curriculum development, developing and measuring the electronic evaluation. To avoid problems that may occur during exams, he stresses the transparency of the evaluation process. The Minister also directed during the meeting to form a committee to develop mechanisms to develop the institutes' performance in line with the current developments taking place in society. The council discussed a number of topics related to the affairs of institutes and faculty members.