Graduation project architectural jury is the most crucial event in the life of the architecture student. Therefore, students are keen to perform on this day as optimally as possible. In line with this, this study is concerned with the development of architectural design learning and aims to present a framework for teaching jury and design skills via remote communication using minicourses, as well as to investigate its impact on students’ performance. This empirical study was conducted in the summer vacation of 2020 during the COVID-19 lockdown and was examined through a structured questionnaire directed to students’ study content and a structured rubric of faculty jurors. The data garnered was analysed using descriptive and inferential statistics, the findings of which having the potential to develop the design teaching policies for Egyptian schools of architecture.