Africa/ 16 December, 2021/ Source/ https://middleeast.in-24.com/
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Dr. Tariq Shawky, Minister of Education and Technical Education, said that participation in the RewirEd Summit and the launch of the Global Knowledge Index, which was held from December 12 to 14, at Expo 2020 Dubai.
Shawky added, in press statements to him, that the conference brings together education leaders around the world from all international institutions of pre-university education, higher education and scientific research, to discuss many issues related to the educational process.
The Minister of Education added that Egypt participated in 5 important seminars, most notably the participation with the World Bank, to discuss the educational gap due to the Corona pandemic, and how to deal with it, explaining that Egypt is classified as one of the countries that dealt with this problem better than others.
The Ministry also participated, in a symposium by the Ataa Foundation, to discuss education issues of concern to Arab, African and the world countries, in addition to participating in a symposium for UNICEF, “Egypt’s Partner in New Education”, and talked about the Egyptian experience and how to deal with building a new system amid the Corona pandemic, and to complete the journey in The light of the uncertainty of the end of the pandemic.
He pointed out that the most important event was the launch of the Global Knowledge Index, during which Egypt ranked 53rd out of 154 countries, explaining that he had held a meeting with the Head of Education at the World Bank, (and they have been partners with us for years in the development of education), to hold discussions on ways to develop education. Education in light of the pandemic at the continental and regional level.
Regarding Egypt’s obtaining an advanced position in the knowledge index, Shawky said: “This makes us work more and get more tired, so that next year we will have more positions.”
The Minister of Education added: “We are proceeding positively despite the existence of problems that we seek to solve, but there is reason for us to be proud and happy with what has been achieved, and we strive to solve the existing problems and achieve numbers of which we are all proud.”
In the Global Knowledge Index for the year 2021, Egypt ranked first in Africa, as it ranked 53rd at the level of 154 countries for the current year, jumping 19 places compared to last year (72nd place at the level of 138 countries during the past year 2020).
Egypt’s ranking in “pre-university education” came in 73rd, jumping 11 places compared to 2020 (83rd), and Egypt’s ranking in technical and technical education ranked 68th, jumping 12 places compared to 2020 (80th).