His Excellency President of ETEC Dr. Hossam bin
Abdul Wahab Zaman participated yesterday evening Sunday, February 9, 2020 in
Asbar Forum organized by Asbar
Center for Studies, Research and Media at ETEC headquarters in Riyadh.
His Excellency President
of ETEC asserted that bringing together all agencies
concerned with measurement, evaluation and accreditation under one umbrella and the establishment of ETEC was a
well-thought decision and consistent with the directives of the higher authorities.
ETEC, he added, endeavors to promote cooperation and complementary work among
His Excellency also pointed
out that ETEC is working to improve the measurement, evaluation and
accreditation processes, and to ensure their accuracy and safety, in addition
to assisting researchers and specialists inside and outside ETEC to obtain
sound results, while realizing that the ultimate goal of evaluation of
education and training is development.
HE Dr. Hossam Zaman asserted
the educational institutions’ need to develop the ability to accept the results
of measurement and evaluation and benefit from them in our strive for
excellence. We ought to overcome the challenges of data merging, define the
relationship with beneficiaries, and protect the independence of the
measurement and evaluation processes
He concluded by
referring to ETEC ‘s efforts in preparing criteria for classification of universities
based on the output of the evaluation data. we are committed, he asserted, towards
publishing and sharing the results of the measurement and evaluation with the
community in general and with the educational institutions in order for all of
us to shoulder the responsibility for development and work in harmony.