Prof. Dr. Omar Al-Husseini, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, and Dr. Jamal Hassan, Chairman of the Board of Directors of IVY STEM International Schools and partner of Harmony Schools in the United States of America, signed a joint cooperation protocol under the auspices of Prof. Dr. Mahmoud El-Metini, President of Ain Shams University.
The protocol was signed by Professor Mahmoud Abu Al-Nasr, former Minister of Education and Professor at the Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, the university’s representative in the protocol, Dr. Rania Hafez, director of strategic planning and follow-up, the representative of schools in the protocol, and Professor Athar Al-Gohari, assistant director of strategic planning and follow-up.
The protocol aims to provide a common ground for cooperation between the Faculty and the school in developing science, technology, engineering and mathematics education, as teachers will be trained to use the advanced laboratories in the Faculty of Engineering and the school in addition to providing them with specialized training courses in the field of STEM (Mathematics - Engineering - Science) that qualify them to obtain A license to work in this type of school.
With regard to students, academic support will be provided to them in their scientific projects through teaching assistants at the Faculty of Engineering, in addition to providing them with the opportunity for field visits to the Faculty and during the summer period they will be trained at the Faculty of Engineering.
The protocol comes within the framework of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi's directives to pay attention to education and advance the development of scientific research, and to activate the university's role in supporting pre-university education in line with the National Strategy for Science, Technology and Innovation 2030.
At the end of the protocol signing ceremony, Prof. Omar Al-Husseini, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering presented the Faculty’s shield to Dr. Gamal Hassan, Chairman of the Board of Directors of IVY STEM Schools