Dr. Yazan Hijazi On Modernizing Education in MENA through Entrepreneurship
Dr. Yazan Hijazi joined the Riyada podcast to share his insight as the Director of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurial Excellence at Al Hussein Technical University (HTU) in Amman, Jordan. Yazan has spent over 20 years working across sectors in the role of scientist, professor, executive director, entrepreneur and consultant across industries from academia and design to financial services. He discussed HTU’s efforts to reform, modernize, and upgrade technical and vocational education to be more in sync with labor market demands.
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