The Minister of Education follows up on the progress of technical diploma exams from the main operations room

The Minister of Education follows up on the progress of technical diploma exams from the main operations room)

Dr. Reda Hegazy, Minister of Education and Technical Education, followed up on the technical diploma exams for the first round of the academic year 2023/2024, through the central operations room at the Ministry’s headquarters in the New Administrative Capital.

Today, students take the written exams for the technical secondary school diploma (industrial - agricultural - commercial - hotel), with a total number of (748,111) male and female students, and the number of committees during the first period is (2469) committees, in (95) subjects, and students also take the exams in the second period. Number (9) articles in (1342) committees.

Dr. Reda Hegazy reassured the regularity of the examinations through the directors of the educational directorates present in the local operating rooms, and the discipline of the work stages, directing them to overcome any obstacles and solve the problems facing the examination committees.

The Minister also directed the necessity of daily follow-up of the committees, dealing carefully with the question envelopes when they are delivered from the question distribution centers, preserving and securing them until they reach the committee headquarters, adhering to the date of opening the question envelopes, following up on the exit of the answer papers from the committee headquarters, and providing the necessary insurance for them.

The Minister stressed the need to achieve discipline and order and take all legal measures against violations related to any attempts at traditional or electronic fraud using a mobile phone, and to ensure that students do not bring a mobile phone into the committees.

Dr. Reda Hegazy stressed that there should be no laxity in the application of Article 1 of Decree Law No. (101), regarding combating acts of violation of exams, which stipulates that the student be deprived of a period of one to two years in accordance with the law.

Dr. Reda Hegazy explained that the Ministry has taken all necessary measures and procedures to ensure that exams are conducted in a safe and orderly manner. To achieve justice and equal opportunities among students, he thanked all parties involved in examination work.

The Minister also directed that all means be provided to achieve calm and an appropriate atmosphere for our students to take exams, that teachers’ restrooms should be properly equipped, and that all means of comfort be provided to participants in exam work.