Will Egypt Confront Overpopulation with ‘Two Children Only’ Strategy?

Will Egypt Confront Overpopulation with ‘Two Children Only’ Strategy?

For the first time ever, Egypt is considering an incentive plan to curb its population’s growth spurt. The country’s total population in January 2016 was 90 million, according to CAPMAS. This week, it has been reported that the figure has reached 92.5 million.     This has led to Health Minister Ahmed Emad Eddin, and Local Development Minister Hisham Al-Sherif […]

The Cheapest School Supplies in Egypt Will Still Cost You a Fortune

The Cheapest School Supplies in Egypt Will Still Cost You a Fortune

  It’s the beginning of a new school year and every parent in Egypt is broke. The insane increase in products’ prices   has badly affected every corner of our lives. Yet, any education related fees still remain the most painful for everyone involved.   Parents had the shock of their lives this week while […]

Bakri Kabakibi Tells Parents How to Open Their Own International School

Bakri Kabakibi Tells Parents How to Open Their Own International School

This week, education is all what Egyptians seem to talk about. From angry parents breaking into schools after hearing about the tuition fees’ announcement to others ranting on Facebook about schools illegally increasing fees, it is quite the messs.     With all the stress we’ve been enduring, some comedy is, of course, much needed. […]

Actress Emy Salem Rants About AIS Fees to President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi

Actress Emy Salem Rants About AIS Fees to President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi

Every parent in Egypt has been in shock ever since the Egyptian pound floatation decision was made. While every citizen is suffering in their own way, parents — in particular — are finding it challenging to offer their children the best of what Egypt has to offer.     The rise in school fees is […]

The Newton-Mosharafa Fund Is a True Investment in Egypt’s Future

The Newton-Mosharafa Fund Is a True Investment in Egypt’s Future

Education is a topic that is on the mind of many individuals. This is no surprise, however, considering that having the appropriate education, can truly gear any individual towards a more successful, prosperous, and promising future. Moreover, the right education is inseparable from the praxis of research; it is through research that students learn to […]

Why Egyptian Parents Are Absolutely Happy the Back to School Season Is Here

Why Egyptian Parents Are Absolutely Happy the Back to School Season Is Here

by Mia Helmy

It’s finally happening. Kids are going back to school. Before you judge us and wonder how we’re totes not going to miss the morning cuddles, let us explain what has been going on to parents since Ramadan.   For the past two months, we, AKA parents, have been chasing kids around the country. The beach […]

Amal and George Clooney Change the World for These 3,000 Syrian Refugees

Amal and George Clooney Change the World for These 3,000 Syrian Refugees

Amal and George Clooney may have their hands full right now as the parents of newborn twins. But that’s not stopping them Hollywood’s favorite power couple from getting stuff done.     George is reportedly taking a short break from his acting career to join Amal on her mission to save the world. How, you […]

Greenish: Meet the Eco-Warriors Fighting for a Better Middle East

Greenish: Meet the Eco-Warriors Fighting for a Better Middle East

  Egypt doesn’t exactly have the reputation of being environmentally-friendly, but fortunately for us, more and more social enterprises have been trying to change that. In this article, we’ve decided to shed light on Greenish, the organization that has been leading the eco-vanguard to fight for a better and more sustainable future in Egypt and […]

A Message to the Parents Awaiting Their Children’s Final High School Results

A Message to the Parents Awaiting Their Children’s Final High School Results

Thanaweya Amma – Egypt’s public and national high school system – is expected to release final GPAs on the 20th of July. The process of Thanaweya Amma’s final exams, alongside the results of the students who participated are annual phenomenons, intensely followed by everyone in Egypt.     Indeed, ‘El Tansee2’ – the process used […]

Here is Everything You Need to Consider Before You Shift Careers

Here is Everything You Need to Consider Before You Shift Careers

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Selecting the career path that you will pursue is a more challenging prospect nowadays, then it was say 15 years ago. This is largely because our generation is one that has access to more information and knowledge than all previous generations. This consequently means that we are a generation that is much more likely going […]

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