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A Delegation of Experts from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Visits the New Cairo Technological University.

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May 2023 News

A Delegation of Experts from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Visits the New Cairo Technological University.

PA delegation of experts from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), headed by Dr. André Roslund, was received by Dr. Mahmoud El Sheikh, the university president. This comes within the framework of activating the Qatar Program for Egypt in the presence of Professor Dr. Tarek Abdel Malek, Dean of the Faculty of Industry and Energy Technology.

Dr. El-Sheikh emphasized that Egypt has taken several steps to improve the quality of education outcomes, linking them to the needs of the job market and the requirements of future jobs, including sustainable development. He highlighted the establishment of technological universities alongside government and private universities, as well as national and international partnerships between universities in various fields, particularly industry, which creates great diversity. Beneficiaries have access to distinguished educational services that suit their needs and desires.

The president of the university highlighted the importance of this visit in the context of evaluating the university by international organizations and institutions. He confirmed the university’s commitment to maximizing the benefit of such visits and further developing its activities and programs. He clarified that the general direction of the New Technological University of Cairo is geared towards developing the vision of future universities and striving to keep pace with global advancements in higher education. The ultimate goal is to enhance the ranking of Egyptian universities internationally.

It is worth mentioning that the Qatari program for Egypt was signed by Dr. Mustafa Madbouly, the Prime Minister, and Matthias Korman, the Secretary-General of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Furthermore, he added that the delegation expressed interest in learning about the new academic programs offered by the university, their admission standards, and their connection to the job market. The delegation also conducted a tour of the university’s workshops and laboratories, engaging with students, discussing their projects, and understanding their role in serving the community and keeping up with global technology.

The president of the university emphasized the importance of the university’s role in supporting and encouraging its members to venture into entrepreneurship and transform innovative ideas into projects. This supports the state’s direction towards investing in knowledge to serve and enhance the well-being of society.