04 June 2020 – Ministry of Education authorises doctoral exams to be taken electronically

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Education
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing schools
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Director of the Research and Development Department , Ghassan Hamid Abdul Majeed

Overview: Ghassan Hamid Abdul Majeed, director of the Research and Development Department announced that the Ministry has authorized the university councils, in coordination with the councils of colleges and scientific departments, to perform the comprehensive examination
and the written and oral exams for doctoral students through electronic platforms
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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Evidence/Justification: The decision takes into account the circumstances of the continuation of the curfew and the importance for doctoral students to graduate on time.