Egypt’s Ministry of Education Denies Turning Saturday into an Official School Day

Egypt’s Ministry of Education Denies Turning Saturday into an Official School Day

  Parents have been excessively freaking out over the possibility of not having a two-day weekend. Fake Facebook page ‘Minister of Education’ posted a status about turning Saturday into a school day. All hell broke loose, and parents were definitely divided.   Some panicked over the end of their two-day vacation, from lunch box preparations […]

Egypt’s Minister of Education to Limit International Schools’ Tuition Increases

Egypt’s Minister of Education to Limit International Schools’ Tuition Increases

Egyptian Minister of Education Tarek Shawki has announced that he will place a limit on the increases that international and private schools are set to place on their tuition fees.   The increase is inevitable given the fact that these schools – like any private businesses – want to mitigate the negative consequences that they […]

Japanese Education System to Be Applied in 45 Egyptian Schools

Japanese Education System to Be Applied in 45 Egyptian Schools

  The education system in Egypt has proved how incompetent it is over the years. From curriculum that mainly consist of unnecessary fillers to Thanaweya Amma exams that are impossible to pass without private tutoring, students have been suffering for decades.   This year a new Minister of Education has been appointed and people have been […]

Egyptian Parent Has the Perfect Response to Insane Rise in AIS Fees

Egyptian Parent Has the Perfect Response to Insane Rise in AIS Fees

  Last night, every parent in Egypt was puzzled. We’ve known for some time now that every school increased its fees, and to say it has been depressing is an understatement. One of the few schools that remained silent about its decisions following the Egyptian pound flotation was the American International School (AIS), and only […]