ZU Provost agrees standard is low :: Emirates Today
The Zayed University provost agreed yesterday that schools in the country do not teach students to the level where they are qualified to pursue higher education at university level. Lauren R Wilson, Deputy Vice President, Academic Affairs (provost) spoke to Emirates Today following the announcement of a seminar at the university focusing on “Quality management in higher studies” in light of Education Minister Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak’s recent comment that the quality of school education was not producing students fit for higher education. . . . Wilson explained that the universities were making every effort to pick and select bright and talented students and give them the basic training to meet the standards of university education.