National Training Academy director presents programs aimed at qualifying public employees, senior officials



Mon, 17 Aug 2020 - 01:29 GMT


Mon, 17 Aug 2020 - 01:29 GMT

National Training Academy logo - Official Website

National Training Academy logo - Official Website

CAIRO – 17 August 2020: Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli met on Monday with Executive Director of the National Training Academy Rasha Ragheb as she presented the achievements accomplished since 2018.


The prime minister said that the academy has been one of the organizations concerned with training human resources on all levels and across various age groups, particularly youth. He added that the academy's alumna are qualified to take up leading positions  in state institutions in the future, and to offer creative solutions in all fields.


On her side, Ragheb showcased that candidates enrolled at the academy's program come from different professional backgrounds. She said that the programs delivered raise their awareness about public policies adopted in Egypt and the status quo of the state institutions as the goal is equipping them to execute such policies and plans.


Ragheb also talked about the programs designed for international candidates, and partnerships with international training institutions.  


Between July 2018 and August 2020, the academy delivered 81 programs through 25,657 hours of training. The number of candidates currently enrolled is 7,413 but the target is 11,328. There are 21 training programs that are delivered online having 93 students. The number of hours achieved of those is 2,220.


The academy's executive director said that the duration of the African Presidential Leadership Program (APLP) is five weeks, and that the age of candidates must be between 20 and 40.


The duration of the Presidential Leadership Program (PLP) designed for Egyptian candidates is 12 months, and the age of candidates is between 20 and 30.


Some new programs will be launched soon. One is designed for researchers to learn leadership skills. Another – whose duration is five weeks - is called Junior Presidential Leadership Program (JPLP) and is targeted at individuals aged between 15 and 21.


The Executives Presidential Leadership Program (EPLP) aims for empowering effective executives to understand and use modern methods in designing policies and decision-making. Candidates will be second and third row leaders so they become a recruitment pool for hiring top leaders.


The admission tests include Arabic and English language tests, and others pertinent to knowledge and personal characteristics.


The second batch consists of 79 candidates who work for the Cabinet, different ministries, the House of Representatives, Banks, Al Azhar, the Supreme Council of Al Azhar, and others. Ragheb noted that 22 deputy governors accomplished certain programs.


The academy is currently training 6,450 civil service employees who deal directly with citizens at different institutions within an initiative dubbed "The Professional Governmental Official." The goal of the initiative is the reinforcement of the citizen's trust in the state, and promoting the principles of integrity and transparency.


There are other programs designed for the employees of public enterprise and the private sector.  


The prime minister said that the impact of the academy's work is clear, and that he looks forward for further innovative programs in the near future.



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