TOPIC education strategy
Discipline to what end: Egypt’s failing schools and a new Education Ministry initiative
Mai Shams El-Din | Will the Education Ministry's focus on student behavior resolve the issues?
The thanaweya amma exams conundrum
Dalia Rabie | As it grapples with security issues and economic crises, Egypt faces another annual obstacle: how to
Egyptian Knowledge Bank to give free access to online journals, but will it fulfill its promise?
Pesha Magid | The state-funded Egyptian Knowledge Bank project will provide free access to net-based research
Q&A with Cairobserver: On space and universities
Rowan El Shimi | Rowan El Shimi sits with Mohamed Elshahed to look back on the first five years of Cairobserver and talk
What’s new in public schools this academic year?
Heba Afify | The Ministry of Education and other officials made several new decrees over the summer in an attempt
The state in the schools
Heba Afify | Disputes over how to teach children about the events surrounding the 2011 revolution are growing increasingly
Education Ministry: School curriculum free from violence starting next year
Education Minister Moheb al-Rafie said that the ministry is working on “cleansing school curriculum
Playground Politics
A birthday is coming up for a student in a pre-kindergarten classroom at one of Cairo’s suburban schools.
Sarah Sabry
How did Brazil reduce poverty and inequality?
At the World Social Science Forum in September 2015 in Durban, South Africa, many presentations offered
Seif Abou Zaid
Reinventing school: Towards a knowledge-based society
Egypt’s policy making is suffering from major dissonance. In spite of repeated statements by policy
Motaz Atalla
When life gives you Falcons (part 1)
There is much to be said about the current security crisis in Egyptian universities. There is, first,
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New education minister raises hopes for future of education in Egypt
Death, sexual assault and mass food poisoning in first week of school
Gov’t committee reviews bill to establish new education authority
New education strategy lacks broader vision say experts
Minister discusses long-term education strategy with Sisi