Dr. Salim M. AlMalik, Director-General of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO), met with Dr. Reda Hegazy, Minister of Education and Technical Education of the Arab Republic of Egypt, and discussed strengthening cooperation between ICESCO and the Ministry in developing teachers’ capacities to keep up with the developments in modern technologies.
During the meeting, held on Saturday (March 11, 2023), in Cairo, Dr. AlMalik expressed his happiness with such cooperation, reviewing the mainlines of the Organization’s vision and strategic orientations in the field of education, and the projects and activities it implements in coordination and cooperation with the competent parties in Egypt.
He pointed out the importance of ICESCO international professional teaching certification project, which will benefit 2,000 male and female teachers in several Egyptian governorates, implemented in cooperation with the Ministry in the field of teacher training, stressing the Organization’s keenness to ensure that the project is in line with the needs of teachers in Egypt, advance the educational process, and promote creativity and innovation in the field of education.
For his part, Dr. Hegazy commended ICESCO’s roles in the fields of education, science and culture, and appreciated the fruitful cooperation and partnership between the Organization and the Ministry. He also reaffirmed the Ministry’s willingness to provide support for ICESCO’s activities and programs implemented.
He reviewed the Ministry’s efforts to develop the capacities of teachers aligned with the global revolution in digital transformation and technology, which requires improving the performance of teachers to keep up with global developments, stressing the importance of working on sustainability in the field of professional development of teachers.
At the end of the meeting, the Director-General of ICESCO and the Egyptian Minister of Education exchanged honorary shields.