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‘Happy Academic Year’: photography project portrays problems plaguing pupils

“We learn at school how to fill our minds with information that we don’t understand, without even questioning if the information is false or true. You aren’t supposed to wonder how this happened because you are only asked to memorise data without experiments or conclusions. That’s why Egypt’s education system ranks very low in global …

Rana Khaled

Notes from America: Why Ahmed got arrested and Malala got a Nobel prize

Ahmed Mohamed, the young inventor, and Malala Yousafzai, the young women rights advocate, both have a story. However, each story has a different narrative and a different ending. Ahmed and Malala are both Muslims and were both victims of ignorance, bigotry and a self-righteous mindset, and they both became household names. Ahmed was a victim …

Ahmed Tharwat

Blast at school in Libya’s Benghazi wounds 6 children

AFP – A blast rocked a primary school in Libya’s restive second city Benghazi during playtime on Wednesday, wounding six children, security and medical officials said. The blast was caused by an explosive device thrown over the exterior wall of the school as the children were playing, said Fadia al-Barghathi, spokeswoman for Benghazi’s Al-Jala hospital. …

Daily News Egypt

Back to school

It is the time that the rest of Cairo dreads, knowing full well that from this day on traffic will double. A time of uniforms ironed, pencils sharpened and lunches packed: Egyptian kids are going back to school.

Daily News Egypt

Educating with a broomstick

Officials claim incidents of violence against students are ‘minor’, while some parents support ‘harmless’ beatings to keep the kids under control

Ethar Shalaby