Minister of Education presents priorities for developing vocational education in Jordan | Jordan News


Ammon news –

Education Minister Dr Wajih Owais presented the education sector priorities, which include the institutional development of Jordanian vocational education to align with labor market needs and university vocational training .

The minister’s remarks came during a meeting with the head of the humanitarian aid service and head of the Swiss Humanitarian Aid Unit (CSA), ambassador. Manuel Bessler, Deputy Director General of SHA / Head of the Department of Southern Cooperation, Ambassador Thomas Gass, a delegation representing the Swiss Agency for Cooperation and Development (SDC) in Bern, and the UNESCO representative in Jordan, Min Jeong Kim, according to a ministry statement on Sunday.

Owais, in the presence of Swiss Ambassador to Jordan Lucas Jacir, said the education ministry‘s priorities include partnership with the private sector and the Technical and Vocational Skills Development Commission (TVSDC).

This future cooperation aims to link the ministry’s database with the private sector, the ministries of education and higher education, vocational training centers and vocational colleges to develop vocational training in line with the competence standards of the labor market, according to Owais.

Owais thanked the supporting countries and UNESCO, which have contributed “remarkably” to advancing Jordan’s educational process.

Owais also underlined the ministry’s commitment to work with partners and organizations to achieve the “desired” development, which represents the priorities of the Jordanian government which seeks to provide education for all.


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