Minister of Education and Technical Training Tarek Shawki – Still image Youtube/MBC Masr
PARIS - 27 March 2018: Education Minister Tareq Shawqi arrived on Tuesday in France on a three-day visit for talks with French National Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer on boosting bilateral cooperation.
During his visit, the minister will participate in UNESCO's flagship ICT in education conference, titled "Mobile Learning Week", that kicked off on Monday in Paris. The conference will last till March 30.
Mobile Learning Week 2018 is being organized in partnership with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations specialized agency for ICT.
The 2018 event will be organized under the theme "Skills for a connected world".
Participants will exchange knowledge about the ways governments and other stakeholders can define and achieve the skills-related targets specified by Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4).
The conference, consisting of four related sub-events, will facilitate actions to defining and mainstreaming digital skills and innovating skills provision for jobs in the digital economy and closing inequalities and gender divides; and mapping and anticipating changing skill needs.
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