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Monday, 21 September 2020

Your top education stories of the week

(xxYE) Your top education stories of the week:

  • Higher education: A new phase of the Egypt-Japan University for Sciences and Technology in Borg El Arab, Alexandria, was inaugurated by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi last week.
  • E-learning: All high-school students will be provided tablets and internet connectivity in classrooms, eliminating the need for books, said Education Minister Tarek Shawki.
  • Education reform: The government has drafted a law that would establish a government body to accredit institutions offering technical learning and training programs, and ensure they meet educational standards.
  • Continuing education: Adult education and literacy courses are back in session from today after the government eased restrictions on public gatherings.
  • Back to School expo: Parents will get the chance to attend the annual ‘Welcome Schools’ expo, held on 20-27 September at the Cairo Fair Zone in Nasr City.

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