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Monday, 15 June 2020

Your top education stories of the week

Your top education stories of the week:

  • Egypt jumps four places in SCImago university research rankings: Egypt now ranks 32 out of 231 in Spain-based SCImago Journal Rank’s (SJR) 2019 list of countries with the highest number of published and cited scientific papers.
  • Universities allowed to teach electronically: Cabinet has approved amendments to the executive regulations of the Universities Act allowing higher education institutions to use e-learning platforms and distance learning to teach entire curricula.
  • Schools designated as Thanaweya Amma exam centers are being given face masks ahead of the examination period, which begins on 21 June.
  • Private school parents are continuing to call for lower tuition hikes next academic year as it’s still unclear how the year will play out due to the pandemic.

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