The Minister of Education participates in the activities of the conference "Human Rights - Building a Post-Pandemic World"

The Minister of Education participates in the activities of the conference "Human Rights - Building a Post-Pandemic World")

Dr. Tariq Shawky, Minister of Education and Technical Education, participated today in the activities of the conference "Human Rights ... Building a Post-Pandemic World", which is organized by the Egyptian Center for Thought and Strategic Studies, with the participation of a number of ministers in addition to a number of civil society organizations working in the development field .

In his speech entitled “Damages to the Right to Education as a Result of the Coronavirus Pandemic,” Dr. Tariq Shawky emphasized that this conference provides an opportunity for specialists and stakeholders from all fields, and decision-makers to discuss and study the main problems facing human rights in light of this pandemic, on top of which is Education systems, and the exchange of visions and dialogue about them in a way that contributes to enhancing the culture and trends in support of human rights, and building a better post-pandemic world.

Minister of Education and Technical Education, Dr. Tariq Shawky, said that the Egyptian constitution provides for the provision of free education from the primary stage to the university, pointing out that we have set our sights on improving the quality of free education and restoring public education to its position as it was previously.

Dr. Tarek Shawky reviewed the experience of developing education in Egypt, starting from the building of the new education system 2.0, which is currently applied to the first grades until the third grade, and next year it will reach the fourth grade of primary school, which will witness a major boom in the curricula.

The Minister of Education confirmed that the state invested during the past years in developing the educational process before the spread of the Corona pandemic, which helped us to continue the educational process during the outbreak of the pandemic.

Shawky pointed out that the Ministry of Education and Technical Education is keen to achieve the interest of our students in all stages of pre-university education, in all grades, and in order for them to continue the learning process in this critical period, the ministry has made available the use of various sources for self-learning, including "Our school channel (1), our school channel (2), the Egyptian Knowledge Bank, the Zakir platform, the learning management platform for the secondary stage, the live broadcast platform, the Egypt classes platform, and other digital means."

Shawky confirmed that the ministry now possesses the capabilities and capabilities that qualify it to export the Egyptian experience to many countries, as the ministry was able during the past two years to conduct 50 million electronic exams.

Dr. Tariq Shawqi, Minister of Education and Technical Education, concluded his speech at the conference, stressing that the human being is the main pillar for the creation of civilizations and the advancement of any country Therefore, the Ministry's orientation was towards creating a comprehensive development of the curriculum, evaluation mechanisms and tools; To be in line with the requirements of development at the local, regional and international levels, and to rely on technology; To be the gateway to access to international competitiveness, through efficient employment of it in the processes of teaching and learning, lifelong learning, communication at an international level, access to the most important world experiences, whether at the individual level or the system level, and upgrading manpower in education, management and optimal employment of resources And working on reform from within, and other mechanisms, through real and effective participation of all stakeholders and those interested in the educational affairs; In order to achieve the goals of the sustainable development strategy "Egypt Vision 2030".