UAE Ensures Schoolchildren’s Safety Through These Driving Laws

UAE Ensures Schoolchildren’s Safety Through These Driving Laws

Dubai’s latest implementation of driving and traffic rules, is designed to ensure the safety of school going children, especially with back-to-school season being just around the corner.   Indeed, Assistant Commander-in-Chief to the Dubai Police for Operations Affairs, and Chairman of the Federal Traffic Council – Major-General Mohammed Saif Al Zafin- has affirmed that motorists […]

Portuguese Legend Manuel Jose Takes over Wadi Degla’s Soccer Schools

Portuguese Legend Manuel Jose Takes over Wadi Degla’s Soccer Schools

  Last Wednesday, the Egyptian football scene witnessed a massive surprise by Wadi Degla Sporting Club. That announcement included the appointment of sports tycoon Manuel Jose as their new technical adviser for Wadi Degla’s Soccer Schools.   Anyone who knows basic football would tell you that, appointing the Portuguese legend as the technical adviser for […]

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 […]

A Closer Look into Egypt’s Educational Systems

A Closer Look into Egypt’s Educational Systems

by Omar ElMezeny

  Here in Egypt, our education system is pretty diverse. From Thanaweya Amma to IG and many more. We often hear people defending as well as hating on their own system of choice, we here at Scoop Empire decided to get to the bottom of this and find out once and for all why this […]

Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards Celebrates 6 Young Egyptians That Ranked 1st in the World

Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards Celebrates 6 Young Egyptians That Ranked 1st in the World

  They say education in Egypt is not the best (or even close) but check out these six brilliant young individuals who dominated their fields. The British Council in Egypt announced the names of the winners of Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards in Cairo and Alexandria.   To find out that six of them were ranked first in […]

Education in UAE Costs 1.5 Million Dirhams per Child

Education in UAE Costs 1.5 Million Dirhams per Child

  Affording proper education for a child nowadays is being almost impossible. According to a new report from a financial solutions provider, school and university fees in UAE can cost up to Dhs1.5 million per child in the UAE. The study is based on the cost of international curriculum schools in the UAE, followed by […]

Youssef ElHosseiny Brings Debate to the Table: Praying Gama3a in the Playground

Youssef ElHosseiny Brings Debate to the Table: Praying Gama3a in the Playground

  So, Egyptian host Youssef ElHosseiny dedicated a segment of his TV Show “Al-Saada Al-Mo7taramoon” to criticize the photos surfaced on the Egyptian social media of an elementary school practicing congregational (or gamaa3a) prayer led by their principal in the playground, that were originally posted with the captions “Islamic pride” and “Good for them.”   […]

Mohamed ElBaradei Removed from List of Nobel Prize Winners in Egyptian Textbooks

Mohamed ElBaradei Removed from List of Nobel Prize Winners in Egyptian Textbooks

  Egypt’s media has been outraged since news came out that former vice president Mohamed ElBaradei’s name was removed from the list of Nobel Prize winners in fifth grade Egyptian textbooks. ElBaradei won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2005 as the director of the International Atomic Energy Agency. The list in the Arabic book also includes […]

5 Things About Egyptian Public Schools That Desperately Need to Change

5 Things About Egyptian Public Schools That Desperately Need to Change

By Alia Atef

If you ask any Egyptian what is the key to making Egypt great again, without any hesitation their answer would be better education — the same exact answer to the same exact question we’ve been asking for decades. Yet even after all this time, nothing has changed. If anything, public education in Egypt has gotten […]

An Unacceptable Parent-Teacher Conference

Last night, while trying to dodge the infinite Facebook post sharing homepage (seriously, the site’s become a joke) I came across a picture of a young smiling girl that held a pre-caption that caught my attention. The post wasn’t a promotion, neither was it a Youtube clip making fun of the Islamists. This was a […]