Abu-Ghazaleh Meets Students of Al- Balqa' Applied University
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    11-Jan-2018

  • Abu-Ghazaleh Meets Students of Al- Balqa' Applied University

SALT, Jordan – At the invitation of Al- Balqa' Applied University (BAU), HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh met with students of the Engineering Faculty to talk about the future of education.

At the beginning of the meeting, Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh extended his gratitude to the University management for the invitation, addressing students “you are the cornerstone of the future of education and the most capable to lead change.”

Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh pointed out that the process of change is a fundamental element of success and that radical global transformation towards World Knowledge is currently underway,” adding that the world is shifting from the civil state to the creativity and innovation state which is evidenced by the existence of innovative companies whose magnitude is bigger than the economy of the Arab world."

He noted that the education sector’s main objective now is to graduate innovators and creators in accordance with the decision taken at the Annual Meeting of Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN) which was recently held in Cairo.

He called for the formation of a taskforce of people to be in charge of the engineering faculties at the Jordanian universities,  for students and representatives from Jordan Engineers Association to work together to analyze the current status of engineering education and propose plans and suggestions to introduce an engineering curriculum based on knowledge that corresponds to development in the world of engineering.

For his part, President of the University Dr. Abdullah Al Zubi welcomed Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh informing the students that he is a model of a self-made personality who represents a national global success story and who continues to achieve great success.

He stated that the University achieved advanced progress in its international ranking thanks to the efforts of the University academia, administrative staff and students.

At the meeting attended by a host of professors including University President’s deputies, Dean of the Engineering Faculty Dr. Hussein Efeishat, faculty of Engineering, Dr. Al Zubi presented an honorary shield to Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh and a painting by one of the Engineering Faculty students.

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