Faculty of Commerce launches a series of training courses in cooperation with the National Authority for Quality Assurance of Education and Accreditation

By: Mohammad Nader

Quality Assurance Unit of the Faculty of Commerce, in cooperation with the National Authority for Quality Assurance of Education and Accreditation, under the patronage of Prof. Dr. Khalid Qadri, Dean of the faculty, launched a series of training courses to develop the knowledge and skills of the faculty members, so that they can identify the basic concepts related to educational outputs and the characterization of programs and courses to ensure consistency between outputs learning, target, curriculum content, teaching and learning methods, and assessment methods within the academic standards of higher education.

Prof. Dr. Kadri explained that the course is the first stage to train the faculty members to develop an academic description of the courses where 25 faculty members from different departments (management, accounting, economics and statistics) are trained.

He pointed out that the course is the first step to obtain the accreditation of the Commission and that the Faculty of Commerce hopes to be the first faculty at the level of the faculties of commerce adopted by the National Authority for Quality Assurance of Education and Accreditation.

He added that the National Authority for Quality Assurance of Education and Accreditation is a subsidiary of the Council of Ministers and is one of the main pillars of the National Plan for Education Reform in Egypt as the body responsible for spreading the culture of quality in educational institutions and society and for developing national standards that comply with international standards for the restructuring of educational institutions. As well as to improve the quality of its operations and outputs in a way, that will win the confidence of the community and increase its competitiveness locally and internationally.

The course will run for three days (8, 9 and 10 May) from 9 am to 2 pm and will be moderated by Prof. Dr. Hesham Al-Saeed, the accredited trainer of the National Authority for Quality Assurance and Accreditation. The course will be held under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Gehan Rajab, Marketing Professor and Director of Quality Assurance Unit at the Faculty.