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«Education as one of the investment pillars» The first activity on the second day of the Arab Week of Development 2018

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Tuesday November 20 2018 – 2:05 pm
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Tareq Shawky: The idea of ​​collective beliefs and beliefs must be spread through the process of change … Reasons for students to take private lessons, such as raising teacher salaries and increasing school efficiency
Khalid Amin: You need to move from balancing items to program balance and performance and focus on the idea of ​​accountability
Ambassador Abu Ghazaleh: Most Arab countries currently invest in building and forgetting investments in humans … This is needed to increase the value of the education profession and increase the value of the teacher
Jihad Amer: Investing in human elements is the driving force of countries in the world. And the step towards work is through human energy
Haneen Ismail: Investment in human elements is the best investment that can be made by the state
The second day of the Arab Week for Sustainable Development was launched on Tuesday, under the protection of President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi from November 19-22, organized by the Ministry of Planning, Follow-Up and Administrative Reform and the Secretariat General of the League of Arabic Countries.
This seminar was led by Dr. Ismail Abdel Ghaffar, President of the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transportation, before Dr. Tareq Shawki, Minister of Education and Technical Education of the Arab Republic of Egypt, The seminar was attended by Ambassador Haifa Abu Ghazaleh, Assistant Secretary General of Social Affairs in the League of Arab Countries, Dr. Jihad Amer, Chair of the Youth Committee of the Supreme Culture Council and Member of the Egyptian Parliament, and Dr. Khalid Amin, Director of the Center for Macroeconomic Policy, Director of the Working Group on Human Development Programs in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and the World Bank, and Dr. Ahmed Kamali, Deputy Minister of Planning, Follow-Up and Planning Affairs Administrative Reform.
Meanwhile, Dr. Tareq Shawki, Minister of Education, said: "We are currently in a stage of change, after holding several conferences and discussion sessions that discussed the need for changes in education with everyone's agreement on the importance of that," pointing to the extent of such talks and moving to Phase implementation, emphasizing the importance of the existence of collective beliefs and beliefs from ideas of change or else will be limited to intellectual talks and closed spaces.
Shawki added that change is not a change in books and curriculum but changes in culture and social awareness. The Minister of Education also emphasized the role of the media and civil society in spreading awareness of the need for social belief in the need for change. "As a society, we choose to stay in disease."
On the challenges faced by the idea of ​​change, Dr. Tariq Shawqi points out that the social pride that people seek in language school ideas, as well as a lack of collective belief, hinders the process of change. "We spend more on concrete and bricks than the brain."
Shawki added that the community had inherited a problem that had to be solved. He gave an example of integration of around 16 training institutions in the Ministry of Education to provide this budget. He pointed out that what was provided was directed to educational development projects without the need to finance any party. External.
The minister pointed out that education is currently not free, and we are trying to make it free, stressing that we need young people who can move faster, pointing to the success of presidential programs to fulfill the requirements of young people to lead in the creation of fictitious results in a short time.
"We must know that we will pay the bills of change, not material, but bills of decision," he said, stressing that decisions must be respected by banning exceptions and greetings. Which in turn contributes to creating gaps in increasing class density in the regions, and lack of teachers elsewhere.
Meanwhile, Professor Haneen Ismail said investing in human elements was the best investment the country could make. He also drew attention to an initiative launched by the President of the World Bank in Indonesia entitled "Human Capital", which aims to stimulate and assist countries in innovating human development from Education, health and social protection, emphasizing that in accordance with initiatives, education is the most important thing is to increase or decrease the measurement indicators, noting the bank's great interest in the idea of ​​investing in humans.
Dr. Jihad Amer reviewed "educational competitiveness and skills of youth", emphasizing that young people are the foundation and they will be on the road to the future, noting that investment in human elements is the driving force of the world, because the beginning to work is through human energy.
Dr. Jihad shows that Egypt's ranking in the competitiveness index in terms of student-teacher ratios in primary education ranks 86 out of 140 countries and ranks 99th in Arab countries in the skill pillar.
He stressed that Arab countries suffered from the decline of most indicators, calling for the need to find reasons for this decline in terms of competitiveness and human capital and to address necessary policies and reforms with an understanding of how to spend public money in health, education and resources human resources, Current expenditure is not directed at making fundamental changes, but rather towards wages and infrastructure rather than technology.
He urged Amin to move from balancing the budget to program budgeting and performance, taking advantage of responsive budgets and focusing on the idea of ​​accountability. He continued: "One challenge is the idea of ​​excessive centralization in decision-making sectors related to human resources." Positive on indicators of sustainable development goals.
Ambassador Haifa Abu Ghazaleh pointed out that most Arab countries have invested in building and forgetting investments in humans, emphasizing the need to increase the value of the education profession and increase teacher value by restructuring teacher maps to shift to different professional education communities to produce distinctive educational output.
The Arab Week for Sustainable Development aims to support the plan to achieve sustainable development goals in the Arab region by fulfilling the UN plan in its program to address the issue of sustainable development in the Arab region, as well as start partnerships to achieve the most important goals of the future of Arab society. A dialogue platform to discuss sustainable development issues in the Arab region.
It is worth mentioning that Dr. Hala Al-Saeed, Minister of Planning, Follow-Up and Administrative Reform, yesterday delivered a speech by the President of the Republic at the opening session on the first day of the conference. He also participated in the first session on the first day entitled "The Role of smart partnerships in achieving sustainable development in Arab countries".
The final day of the conference, Thursday, November 22, was the "Egypt" day of the Arab Week for Sustainable Development, where many topics will be discussed on the prospects for sustainable development, innovation and scientific research, how to get clean energy and eliminate hunger, highlight the Egyptian market for development sustainable.

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