Development of technical education is investment in human capital: minister
Tuesday، 09 August 2022 - 04:12 AM
Minister of Education and Technical Education Tarek Shawki said that improving technical education is an investment in human capital that serves as a catalyst for promoting economic development plans.
Shawki was speaking during the graduation ceremony of first-batch students of El Sewedy School of Applied Technology in the 6th of October city, in the presence of Minister of Social Solidarity Nivine El Kabbag, Governor of Sharqiya Mamdouh Ghorab, and Chairman of the Federation of Egyptian Industries (FEI) Mohamed Zaki El Sewedy.
The education and technical education ministry plans to launch new schools of applied technology covering various economic and service areas of study that focus on in-demand future jobs, Shawki added.
He noted that the ministry's system of schools of applied technology, launched in September 2018, is intended to build an integrated educational system capable of advancing technical education in Egypt and bringing it on par with the best world-class technical education systems.