The Minister of Communication and Information Technology, Dr Amr Talaat, participated in the WE applied technology event yesterday. As per the reports, the graduating students of the seven schools in Egypt received Samsung International Grant for coding and programming in Cairo on December 26, 2022.
During the Event, the Minister of Communication and Information Technology, Amr Talaat, was present along with his delegation. Several other Egypt Government officials were also current during the Samsung International Grant for coding and programming events.
At the meeting, Minister Amr Talaat delivers a speech addressing the importance and significance of technological advancements and innovations among the students of schools. Education in the technology department will help students achieve heights in this field. Said Talaat.
In addition, Engineer Adel Hamed, Placed Member and CEO of Egyptian Telecom, said: “Egyptian Telecom continues to do its social role in supporting and developing the technical education system in Egypt through WE school for applied technology that ensures the preparation of a generation of qualified technical employment.”
Adel Hamed further said, ”To be able to compete in the local, regional and international communication market, “hosting” our partnership with the company Samsung International is an important step in developing the skills of students,
on the latest technology in the world and giving them the ability to compete strongly in the labour market.”
Dr Amr Basila, Head of the Central Department for Technical Education Development and Director of the Unit of Operation and Management of Applied Technology Schools,
praised the constructive and fruitful cooperation between the Ministry of Education, Technical Education and the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology in the WE schools model for Applied technology that started in 2020 in one school in Cairo Governorate.
Until 2022, 7 Schools for applied technology specialized in communication and information technology in 7 different governorates, namely Cairo, Giza, Alexandria, Dahlia, Suez, Minya, and the New Valley, with a total number of students exceeding 2100 students and 165 teachers.
On his part, Mr Ahmed Jafar, head of the marketing sector at Samsung Egypt, said that “We are happy with the partnership of Samsung Egypt with the Ministry of Communications, a company which aimed to train more than 1000 students of ‘We Applied Technology’ schools on coding and programming skills. “
“This partnership reflects the interest of all parties in building cadres that keep up with global developments in various technical fields and prepare them for the labour market to be a driving force for the national economy.” Said Jafar.
The Event was attended by several top-level government officials and officers, including Engineer Ghada Labib, Deputy Minister of Communications and Information Technology for Institutional Development, Engineer. Raafat Hindi, Deputy Minister of Communication and Information Technology for Infrastructure, along with Dr Sharif Farooq, Chairman Board of Directors of the National Postal Authority.
Besides, Engineer Mohamed N Al-Din became the assistant minister of communication and information technology for the international information structure, Major Mohsen Al-Nuamani chairman of the Board of Trustees Life Makers Foundation, Mr David Nabil Director General of the National Academy of Sciences and Skills, and several leaders from the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, and the Egyptian Telecom Company.
It is noteworthy, in the end, that WE Schools for Applied Technology were launched in 2020 under the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology strategy to build digital capacity and vision to prepare a generation of qualified technical workers with the highest standards of efficiency and quality.
In cooperation with the Ministry of Education and technical education, schools aim to link the theoretical educational process with the actual needs of the market Work, providing practical training in a workshop factory equipped with the latest equipment and technologies.
The field training for students inside the technical sites of the Egyptian Telecom Company and its affiliates provides students with the technical skills required to prepare a professional technician who understands the culture of working together.