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Monday, 12 October 2020

Your top education stories of the week

Your top education stories of the week:

  • Public schools opened their doors to students yesterday, while public universities are set to follow this coming Saturday, according to Youm7. Students will attend classes in shifts to limit crowding on campus.
  • Around 40% of public school students will be exempted from paying tuition while the rest can pay through installments, the Education Ministry said, according to Youm7.
  • The demand for stationery and school supplies dropped 30% this back to school season despite retailers offering discounts, head of the Cairo Chamber of Commerce’s Office Equipment Division Mostafa Khaled said, according to the local press.
  • The Education Ministry announced the winners of the Young Inventor and Enlightened Minds competitions where school students submitted technology projects such as a fire extinguishing robot and an environmentally friendly car filter, reports AMAY.
  • The EGX is working on a new financial literacy program geared towards enhancing university students’ knowledge of practical concepts in business and economics, Al Shorouk reports.

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