Last night, His Excellency Prof. Abdullah bin Omar Bafail, the President of Umm Al-Qura University, launched the Integrated Educational System ‘Qemam’. This educational system was initiated by the University Vice Presidency for Educational Affairs in order to study the actual academic reality to ensure the quality of programs and to realize the future needs of the educational process, after the automation of all vice presidency services in the process of digital transformation at the university.
The ‘Qemam’ System has three subsystems: The first subsystem deals with the follow-up of the educational process; the Manhaj subsystem is concerned with the study of all the curricula and study plans, for the purpose of development and modernization; and a database subsystem that tackles the follow-up of classrooms, educational studios, and laboratories.
During the launching ceremony, the UQU President honored the staff of the UQU Vice Presidency for Educational Affairs in the presence of the UQU Vice President, Prof. Farid Al-Ghamdi, the Vice President for Development and Entrepreneurship, Dr. Hani Ghazi, the Vice President for Educational Affairs, Prof. Abdulaziz Suruji, the Dean of Information Technology, Dr. Fahd bin Muhammad Al-Dusari, the Dean of E-Learning and Distance Education, Dr. Khalid Al-Mutairi, and the Vice Dean of Information Technology for E-Transactions and Technical Affairs, Dr. Atif Al-Hejaili.
His Excellency the President of the University, Prof. Abdullah Bafail, praised the Integrated Educational System ‘Qemam’. He pointed out the need to share the details of this system in future conferences and scientific forums to document the experience and transfer it to the largest number of beneficiaries in other educational institutions.
Dr. Abdulaziz Suruji stressed that the ‘Qemam’ System is in line with the Digital Strategic Plan of the Ministry of Education 2019–2020, more specifically, the Human Capacity Development Program and Digital Transformation Program. In addition, it is in line with the university education initiatives related to the National Transformation Program 2020 and the National Industry Development and Logistics Program, with regard to the initiatives for building e-services and creating university applications,
He added that the Integrated Educational System emanated from the Saudi Vision 2030 to achieve six objectives, out of the total of ninety-six strategic objectives. These are: promoting the values of justice and transparency, building an integrated learning path, improving the ranking of educational institutions, improving the readiness of young people to enter the labor market, harmonizing the educational outcomes with the labor market requirements, and promoting transparency in all government sectors.