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Media Statement Details

28/03/2022

Minister of Higher Education chairs the meeting of the Board of Directors of Education Development Fund

 The Board of Directors of the Education Development Fund held at the Ministry's headquarters a meeting headed by Dr.  Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research on behalf of Dr.  Mostafa Madbouly, Prime Minister, and attended by Dr.  Ahmed Al-Heewi, Secretary-General of the Education Development Fund, and the fund members.

 At the beginning of the meeting, Dr. Abdel Ghaffar stressed the importance of the Fund's role in linking and coordinating all entities concerned with technological education to prepare graduates who possess necessary skills and competencies in technical disciplines that meet the needs of the labor market, and achieve the requirements of the new industrial revolution, as well as providing financial and technical support for technological educational projects and the industrial sectors.

 During the meeting, Dr.  Ahmed Al-Heewi set a number of important issues including restructuring the Education Development Fund, allocating an administrative building for the fund in one of the 6 October Technological University buildings in the south of Al-Wahat Road in the Sixth of October City, and following up the development of technical education by financing the annual operational expenses of the Integrated Technology Education Complex in Fayoum, the Integrated Technology Education Complex in Assiut, the Integrated Technology Education Complex in Assiut during the fiscal year 2022/2023.

 The Council approved the formation of a committee to prepare a detailed study of the second phase of the project of linking the five-year schools of the Ministry of Education and Technical Education and technical institutes of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research with technological universities.

 The Council also approved the establishment of  Egypt International Technological University to include all the integrated technological educational complexes affiliated to the Fund.

 The Council was informed of the implemented construction works at the Amiriya Integrated Technological Education Complex.