The Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, hosted on Wednesday 10/14 the monthly session of the Supreme Council of Universities headed by Prof. Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and in the presence of Dr. Mohamed Latif, Secretary-General of the Council, Prof. Dr. Mahmoud El-Metini, President of Ain Shams University, and the heads of universities, to discuss preparations for the new academic year 2020/2021.
According to the statement issued by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, the Council issued a number of decisions, namely:
Completion of all precautionary measures with the formation of a committee in each university headed by the Vice President for Community Service and Environmental Development, to oversee the follow-up of all precautionary measures to prevent the emerging corona virus, provided that this committee is authorized to monitor and prove the violations that may be committed inside the campus for the precautionary measures that it has taken The university and approved by the Supreme Council of University Hospitals and preparing a report on these violations to be presented to the competent authority to take the necessary action.
Completion of drawing up all academic schedules and announcing it during the first week of study, according to the announced hybrid education system and according to the nature of the colleges and institutes.
The commitment of faculty members to be present from the first day of study and the importance of starting reviews on courses and training courses that were not completed during the study interruption; Due to the emerging corona virus pandemic.
Paying attention to the cultural and awareness aspect during the school year with a focus on introducing students to the important homeland issues and the importance of confronting rumors and targeting the state and its institutions from terrorist groups, with the need to educate the university community about the importance of class unity and the importance of national projects in all areas that the Egyptian state has accomplished and accomplished for the benefit of the Egyptian citizen.
Preparation within colleges and institutes in universities with areas designated for triage and temporary isolation in the event of suspected cases of the emerging coronavirus, with implementation steps being put in place to deal with cases through the central crisis management sector and coordination with university hospitals and infection control units in this regard, and circulating the questionnaire prepared by the Supreme Council of Hospitals Undergraduate students and workers at universities are encouraged to contact the hotline (105) and then choose the number (3) for consulting faculty members in Egyptian medical colleges in the event that any symptoms appear on them.
Confirm the speed of starting private university projects related to public universities, with the necessity of speedy completion of the proposed academic programs.
Completion of the national project for the information environment system for Egyptian universities, through specific timetables, especially with regard to the smart university system and standardized electronic exams, as well as the speed of completion of electronic examination centers in all public universities and the national project for the automation of university hospitals, according to the mandates of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi in light of support The unprecedented progress provided by the President for the development of the university education system and university hospitals.
At the end of the session, Prof. Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar and the members of the Supreme Council of Universities thanked Mr. Atta, the General Supervisor of Coordination and all employees of the Coordination Office for their outstanding effort. The Council also commended the support provided by Ain Shams University to facilitate the work of the Coordination Office.
On the sidelines of the meeting, the attendees witnessed the celebration of the anniversary of the October victories at the theater of the Faculty of Engineering at Ain Shams University.
The celebration included a selection of activities for students of Ain Shams University in singing, music, choral and folk arts.