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Monday, 22 June 2020

Your top education stories of the week

Your top education stories of the week:

  • The government has raised its forecast spending on education and health next fiscal year, according to a final version of the budget that made it through the House.
  • Leading private sector education outfit Cairo for Investment and Real Estate Development (CIRA) is in talks to purchase an 11k sqm land plot in Assiut to build an international school.
  • CIRA’s flagship Badr University has ranked 79 in the 2020 list of the top 100 World Universities with Real Impact (WURI) index.
  • Cabinet has approved amendments to the executive regulations of the Universities Act to set up an artificial intelligence department in Tanta University.
  • Arabic-language learning and development platform Zedny.com launched last week with a pre-seed investment of USD 1.2 secured from unnamed angel investors.

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