Allocated its Federal National Council, to discuss policy on higher education and scientific research, and faced the obstacles and problems, and revealed the absence of any meeting on the relationship between the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and several universities, established a local license in the free zones in the country, away from the Ministry of Higher Education and scientific research, as a point of jurisdiction.
He called on members of the Council to compel the local universities and colleges are not authorized by the Ministry, to obtain a license and oblige the application of standards in the field of academic accreditation, and the subject of ongoing assessment by the competent authorities, for the long time that the graduates are suffering from lack of recognition of testimony.
They pointed out that there are universities to be established with the consent of certain parties in the free zones in the UAE, without having to resort to the Ministry of Higher Education. According to a member of the Council, Obaid Al Muhairi, there are about 50 universities in the UAE non-licensed, which is equivalent to two thirds of the state universities and colleges by the University up to 70.
Proposed to be named in the local daily newspapers. And Sultan Saqr Al Suwaidi agreed with him, which confirmed that there were more of the University and the Institute for non-licensed by the Ministry of Higher Education, in the free zones in some UAE. As a member of Dr. Sultan pointed to the suffering of the muezzin, the graduates of this university because of lack of recognition of their testimony in several places inside and outside the state.
He said in reply to the interventions of the members of the Federal National Council, yesterday, said that the Ministry's standards and regulations applied to the recognition of the academic universities and colleges. He pointed out that some grant licenses for setting up the UAE universities and colleges without reference to the ministry. Blaming the parents and students, saying: «They bear the responsibility for non-return to the ministry for universities and knowledge-based disciplines». In parallel, the minister expressed fears of a decline in the number of admissions to institutions of higher education next year if the fiscal deficit in the budget for higher education.
The rejection of the organ on Matrooshi deduct a certain percentage of the budgets of private companies to support education, regarding it as begging. Ahmed Shabib called the apparent support of local governments to budget for higher education. Asked Amir Fahim went on the government to stop the establishment of an investment to support educational institutions. On the other hand, the Minister of Higher Education «The ministry is studying ways to enable educational institutions to stop with the creation of federal and local governments».
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