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Monday, 20 July 2020

Your top education stories of the week

  • School parents dispute: The Education Ministry will resolve complaints from private school parents over school fees after the end of Thanaweya Amma exams.
  • Law to amend teaching in exceptional circumstances: The government has approved draft proposals to allow the Higher Education Ministry to alter the teaching system when exceptional circumstances — such as the covid-19 pandemic — arise.
  • Law to expand provisions to traveling students: President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has ratified a bill that expands government services provided to university and postgraduate students studying abroad.
  • Authorities still after exam cheaters: The press is continuing to report incidents of cheating on Thanaweya Amma exams (here, here, and here). A probe by the ministry last week had identified hundreds attempting to cheat through social media.

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