King briefed on new higher education admission policy

(File photo: Royal Court)
AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday was briefed on the new higher education policy for student admission, according to a Royal Court statement.اضافة اعلان

During a meeting at Al Husseiniya Palace, part of which was attended by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, King Abdullah highlighted the need to step up awareness-raising efforts to facilitate change in the education system, urging the government to prioritize this issue.

His Majesty listened to a briefing by Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education Azmi Mahafzah on the new admission policy to Jordanian universities and colleges, which is in line with plans to develop the General Secondary Education Certificate Examination (Tawjihi).

Minister Mahafzah noted at the meeting, attended by Prime Minister Bisher Khasawneh, that the ministry will work on completing measures related to the new admission policy, before endorsing it officially.

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