Back to the complete issue
Monday, 2 December 2019

Your top 5 education stories for the past week

Your top education news stories in Egypt this week:

  • Education Ministry softens stance on foreign ownership limits in private schools, setting up a committee that will consider investor requests for exemptions from the 20% cap.
  • Education investors hope to see education among the lineup of new sectors that will be added to the EGX in its new classification system.
  • The Higher Education Ministry plans to launch a number of programs as part of the “Study in Egypt” campaign to bring in foreign university students, Youm7 reports.
  • Egypt was ranked 82nd in the Global Knowledge Index (GKI) 2019, rising 17 spots from 99 in last year’s edition, making it the most-improved country on the index this year.
  • Classroom sizes, rote memorization, poor investment in vocational training are among the leading factors that have weakened the competitiveness of the education sector in Egypt, writes Ahmed Gamal El Din Moussa in an oped piece for Al Masry Al Youm.

Enterprise is a daily publication of Enterprise Ventures LLC, an Egyptian limited liability company (commercial register 83594), and a subsidiary of Inktank Communications. Summaries are intended for guidance only and are provided on an as-is basis; kindly refer to the source article in its original language prior to undertaking any action. Neither Enterprise Ventures nor its staff assume any responsibility or liability for the accuracy of the information contained in this publication, whether in the form of summaries or analysis. © 2022 Enterprise Ventures LLC.

Enterprise is available without charge thanks to the generous support of HSBC Egypt (tax ID: 204-901-715), the leading corporate and retail lender in Egypt; EFG Hermes (tax ID: 200-178-385), the leading financial services corporation in frontier emerging markets; SODIC (tax ID: 212-168-002), a leading Egyptian real estate developer; SomaBay (tax ID: 204-903-300), our Red Sea holiday partner; Infinity (tax ID: 474-939-359), the ultimate way to power cities, industries, and homes directly from nature right here in Egypt; CIRA (tax ID: 200-069-608), the leading providers of K-12 and higher level education in Egypt; Orascom Construction (tax ID: 229-988-806), the leading construction and engineering company building infrastructure in Egypt and abroad; Moharram & Partners (tax ID: 616-112-459), the leading public policy and government affairs partner; Palm Hills Developments (tax ID: 432-737-014), a leading developer of commercial and residential properties; Mashreq (tax ID: 204-898-862), the MENA region’s leading homegrown personal and digital bank; and Industrial Development Group (IDG) (tax ID:266-965-253), the leading builder of industrial parks in Egypt.