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Statements released by the UNHCR and Egyptian delegation highlight the Syrian refugee situation in Egypt and internationally
“Zahma moot, (it is very crowded) and it’s not yet 9 AM.” The taxi driver is complaining. Traffic is already gridlocked early in the morning (yes, Egyptians consider 9 AM early). And then he asks, “how bad is it going to be when schools open?” It got me thinking; maybe schools should be cancelled all …
The cost of exempting public school students from paying the tuition fees is EGP 700m
Injaz Egypt works on developing generations of entrepreneurs to benefit the community
“The police had confiscated a spy-duck.” This was how my reporters greeted me five days ago. At first I thought it was another pun by DNE’s wily reporters until they showed me the links in Arabic; the police confiscated a duck carrying a “strange” device. Two days later, after the intervention of animal activists, the …
Sunday meeting to ensure support
UNICEF guides its country offices to create technology programmes that addresses the educational needs of children
Minister of Higher Education Hossam Eissa discussed potential student movement regulations
By Henri Kors When I joined ISTER Ltd. and came to Egypt, I was not surprised at the lack of transparency given by the majority of the international schools in the country. After all, there was no organisation or body that was monitoring the entire process of the Teaching & Learning Environment. Hence, the journey began. …
The edutainment concept of KidZania teaches children about the real world by learning about jobs, money and social responsibility
Ministry of Education announces initiative to build more schools
Minister of Education Ibrahim Ghoneim says an increase of EGP 13bn to the education budget will improve education levels in Egypt
Report examines several aspects of democratic life in Egypt between January and March
Students filed an official complaint against the professor accusing her of contempt of religion
Teacher in Alexandria investigated for preventing girl from sitting exam because her clothes ‘violated Sharia’
Tahrir Academy develops informative and educational shorts that aim to change the way how Egyptians learn.
Talal Abu Ghazaleh is the chairman and founder of the Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organisation (TAG) and is known for promoting the concept of intellectual property rights in the Arab world. A Palestinian refugee, whose life is governed by “the principle of the blessing of suffering, for suffering can become the greatest blessing”, Abu Ghazaleh was granted a scholarship to study at the American University in Beirut (AUB), and he was the first student to get a scholarship from United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA).
Officials claim incidents of violence against students are ‘minor’, while some parents support ‘harmless’ beatings to keep the kids under control
Independent Teachers’ Syndicate holds a conference named ‘Defending the rights of teachers with contracts and new recruits’
14 professional syndicates join forces to offer better services to members and initiate national projects
The seminar will address gender equality, civic education, intercultural dialogue, and volunteerism
Ahmed al-Zaghbi, director of marketing development for Intel in Egypt, stated that sales for computer tablets have recently experienced growth rates of nearly 20%
AYB aims at initiating sparks within the youth of the country to make change
The project is conducted in concert with Education for Egyptian Employment
Public universities in Egypt are institutions with multi-layered corruption from sexual harassment to nepotism. The Daily News Egypt was intrigued by a recent corruption case in Ain Shams University to look into the different forms of corruption directed at students at public universities. Students recount their experiences with corruption and what they think the solutions are.
Egypt scales back energy subsidy reforms
Is eliminating private tuition from the educational process in Egypt really possible?
Ministry of Education building ‘modern schools’ in Sohag and Assiut to be completed in 2016
Early marriage in Egypt is a prevalent problem, too often framed within a religious vs. secular debate
When my wife and I were choosing nurseries in Cairo, we wanted, naturally, the best education for our child that we could afford. Of course, our choices were not the same as most Cairenes; we were, admittedly, looking at the same nurseries which are the choices of the economic elite of Egypt. Therein, I came …