Dr. Hisham Gaber, Vice President of Alexandria University for Education and Student Affairs, inspected the final exams activities in the Faculty of Arts. Dr. Gaber tour was in presence of Dr. Ghada Mousa, Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Dr. Sameh Al Ansari and Dr. Naglaa Abu Agag the faculty's deputies. The visit included the Unit of Assessment and Evaluation in the faculty to follow up the electronic exams for blind and the visually impaired people which is conducted for the first time in Alexandria University. Dr. Gaber also visited the Center of Blind People in to ascertain the degree of satisfaction of blind students who were given the opportunity to answer the test by themselves and without need to bring companion for help.
Total number of 19 blind students from three departments attended the exams out of a total of 70 students in the academic year 2017-2018.The experiment will be generalized for all departments over the next three years.
Dr. Hisham Gaber stressed the university keenness to complete the inspection tours to follow the progress of examinations in all faculties. He also stated that the university is studying the latest developments for the exam mechanisms to improve the university level to international rankings.
Dr. Ghada Mousa said that the Faculty of Arts had promised during the celebration of the International Day of the Blind to conduct this experiment in this year. She added that it took two months to train the blind students on these tests.