The Minister of Education lectures at the Royal Jordanian National Defense College


The Minister of Education lectures at the Royal Jordanian National Defense College

Minister of Education Dr. Omar Al-Razzaz stressed that the school environment faces many challenges, the most prominent of which is the Syrian asylum, which led to a great overcrowding in the number of students in schools, which led to the transfer of most schools to the system of two periods to accommodate the increasing numbers of students, as well as the reverse migration from private schools to public schools during the last year, especially in the boroughs and cities because of the decline in economic conditions in addition to the decline in investment in the construction of public schools since the nineties.

This came during a lecture on Thursday at the Royal Jordanian National Defense College entitled "Jordanian educational policy and performance evaluation of the educational and educational system in Jordan" for scholars in the defense courses 14 and war 23.

Al-Razzaz presented the general framework for educational policies that are characterized by stability, integration, flexibility and clarity for all employees, which enables the decision-maker to implement them according to the situation. He pointed to the basic pillars of the policies of education based on justice, equality, education for all, quality, efficiency and harmonization.

Al-Razzaz pointed out the importance of the royal initiatives in the field of education, including the focus of His Majesty King Abdullah II on the subject of education through discussion papers, especially the seventh discussion paper in addition to the fifth and sixth, which deals with the major fundamental role of young people a as well as institutions were launched by Her Majesty Queen Rania Al-Abdullah that is concerned with education and excellence in education as My School award, Teacher award and the Queen Rania Academy for the rehabilitation of teachers, which gave excellent inputs will help us to build on them in the future.

In addition to that, the National Center for Curriculum Development, which represents the advisory arm of the Ministry of Education, which is concerned with the preparation of curricula by specialists and then delivered curricula to the Ministry.

He pointed out for the great challenges that facing the ministry and its responsibility to train teachers whether it is training teachers during work or training the new teachers through the Queen Rania Academy which is distinguished from the other colleges of education in the Jordanian universities with its applied programs in addition to the theoretical materials where we have more than (80.000) teachers in the public schools as well as about 3,000 teachers who are appointed annually.

Emphasizing on that the ministry is currently working to find a professional track system linked to exercise the profession so that the profession of the teacher does not differ of any other profession in terms of an annual test to assess the teacher and classification functionally which is an important path to stimulate each teacher according to its performance.

At the end of the lecture, which was attended by Commandant of RJNDC Nasser Al-Muheerat and directing staff at the college, an extensive discussion was held during which the lecturer answered the questions and questions of the students.