HE Abu Bakr Bin Buzeid, Minister of National Education, People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria. (video)

HE Abu Bakr Bin Buzeid stresses the importance of educational democracy in Algeria. He asserts that education must be available to all, and compulsory up to the age of 16. He points out that quality education is also important to prove that Arab Islamic education is keeping pace with the demands of the 21st Century. Strong political will and the collaboration of families are important factors in achieving educational transformation and reform.