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Total of 300 infections reported in schools out of 23 million students, says Minister Shawky
EST was put in place after US-based College Board, which sets SAT exams, announced their suspension in Egypt until June 2021
Curriculums will be explained via television programmes and online platforms, says Tarek Shawky
Recent changes in country’s education system fed into easier implementation of study-from-home measures during COVID-19 period, says Tarek Shawky
Re-sits for high school leaving (Thanaweyya Amma) exams to be held in August for students to improve their grades
In a televised interview, Shawky said that his ministry will activate an integrated education system based on both virtual and face-to-face classroom participation.
Total of 1.4 million Thanaweya Amma, technical certificate students set to take final exams over 20 days
Thanaweyya Amma students to take their final exams as scheduled, says minister
Shawki said the ministry has also decided to limit this semester’s curriculum to those areas taught until 15 March, when schools were suspended. He added that students at the primary and preparatory levels have, in lieu of taking exams, been asked to undertake research projects to pass the academic year.
Shawki said that finding solutions to the issue is difficult, and needs extensive study and negotiations to satisfy all parties involved.
Comments on how Saudis are handling Khashoggi’s case
‘We did not say our schools will become like others in Switzerland,’ stated Shawky
“System will focus on student skills, not grades,” said Shawky
First Arabic citation index worldwide to be ready by 2020
‘Our children’s education is red line,’ parents say at demonstration to reject ‘curriculum Arabisation’
Amid calls for a sit-in to protest against thanaweya amma exam leaks, multiple parties and student movements have demanded that El-Helaly El-Sherbiny be removed from his position
Some students claim the physics exam was leaked Sunday morning while the Ministry of Education replaced it with another copy before exam time
Unconstitutionality of internet suspension and high cost of jamming communications are obstacles, says El-Helaly El-Sherbiny