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Monday, 27 July 2020

Your top education stories of the week

Your top education stories of the week:

  • Public universities will begin the new academic year on Saturday, October 17 following a blended learning system.
  • Tuition fee hikes at private schools have been capped at 7% and schools who do not comply will face legal repercussions.
  • Parents with children attending the 43 Egyptian-Japanese schools are eligible to apply for eight-month loans from Banque Misr to cover up to 100% of the tuition fees, the cabinet said.
  • The Communications Ministry signed a 25-year cooperation protocol with Cairo University to build a new university building in Bin Al Sarayat specialized in creative ventures and entrepreneurship, according to a cabinet statement.
  • A platform for creatives: Creative workshop provider SYNC School’s Facebook group, SYNC Community, has garnered over 30k members in just a few weeks including actors, artists, musicians, and other creatives, reports Egyptian Streets.

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