ZOHR Applied Technology School (operated by STA), is one of the sustainability and community development projects within the pre signed memorandum of understanding between EGAS and EIOC Production and its affiliates for ZOHR project in March 2017.
In accordance to the Cooperation Agreement that was signed between Ministry of Petroleum, Ministry of Education & technical Education, Port said governorate, IEOC Prod. B.V, The Egyptian holding company for natural gas and Elsewedy Electric Foundation, ZOHR School will be the first Applied Technology School in Port Said and will accept both genders.
The school is located in Port Said governorate in Elmanakh District inside the existing Mechanical Industrial School, where 3 building are currently under complete refurbishment to be rehabilitated and furnished to the latest and highest standard funded through the Italian company ENI its affiliates in Zohr project and EGAS company.
The school follows the dual education system, it provides 3 years technical secondary diploma accredited from the ministry of education and technical education, where students spend two days in school and 4 days in partner factories/companies. The school also follows Elsewedy Technical Academy quality standards on all levels and in accordance to the Finnish standards that are designed on competency based.
ZOHR Applied Technology School (operated by STA), is designed to accommodate a full capacity of 792 students in 11 classrooms and 7 labs, additionally the school has other facilities like cafeteria, sport courts and parking area. The school offers different fields of specializations; Energy, ICT and Electrical Installations, while other fields like Mechanical Maintenance and HVAC will be available from the next AY 2022/2023
ZOHR ATS operated by Elsewedy Technical Academy (STA), uses learning management system (Moodle) to implement its educational plan as a smart school that uses the data of education technology to achieve the required educational outcomes, which is very important especially in emergencies such as cases where students are forced to stay at home during the school year.
Learning management system has the advantages of achieving the following:
In terms of providing the possibilities of continuous evaluation, it provides the following possibilities for STA Academy:
The education management system, also achieves the internal link between virtual classrooms, learning content management systems and provides a means of supporting and completing class education and can be used by the Academy to teach full subjects or provide timely training. It is a good solution for teaching increasing numbers of learners and makes it easier for the teacher and student to communicate anywhere and at any time.
The key foundations of the “Applied Technology Schools System” include: