Education Minister Takes Part in “Solutions Day” at Transforming Education Summit in New York
Minister of Education, Dr. Hamad bin Mohammed Al Al-Sheikh, participated yesterday, Saturday, in the opening session of the Solutions Day, announcing the launch of its activities and sessions within the work of the “Transforming Education” summit held in New York City, United States. This coincides with the September 13-27 convening of the seventy-seventh session of the United Nations General Assembly.
The ministerial sessions held at the summit provide a forum for global partners to mobilize support for launching or expanding initiatives related to the summit’s themes. A set of initiatives that seek to obtain international partnerships and alliances were presented to contribute to transforming education with the participation and coordination of Member States and international organizations.
The sessions featured a review of initiatives to transform education across five themes, including providing inclusive, equitable, safe and healthy schools, supporting learning and life skills, work and sustainable development, teachers, and teaching profession, as well as digital learning and transformation, and education funding.
Education ministers who participated in the ” Transforming Education Summit” discussed recovering from educational loss caused by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and getting back on track to achieve the 2030 Agenda’s sustainable development goals and education-related objectives.
The Transforming Education Summit is being held from 16 to 19 September. The activities of the first day will take place on September 16, under the title: ” Mobilization Day,” as well as the meetings of official delegations during the second day, on September 17, under the title “Solutions Day,” in addition to the meeting of world education leaders on the 19th under the title: “Leaders Day.”
Source: Saudi Press Agency