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 […]

Literally Just 34 Memes About Thanaweya Amma

Literally Just 34 Memes About Thanaweya Amma

by Shams Farid

Growing up, Thanaweya Amma was going to be the death of me. I worried so much about getting really bad scores; mainly because of my mom’s shouting, and what my neighbors will think of me.   In the age of Insta Stories and konafa bel avocado, everyone still feels the same about Thanaweya Amma — […]

This Top Ranked Thanaweyya Amma Student Was Not Congratulated…But Accused of Treason

This Top Ranked Thanaweyya Amma Student Was Not Congratulated…But Accused of Treason

By Leena ElDeeb

  Egyptian student Amira Iraqi got a 409.5 out of 410 and was ranked the first in the entire country. The Ministry of Education made a habit of congratulating first rankers by phone and in person, but Amira was not congratulated neither in person nor by phone.   Not only that, a few hours after the […]

Thanaweya Amma’s Religion Exam to be Postponed in Egypt

Thanaweya Amma’s Religion Exam to be Postponed in Egypt

By Laila Gamaleldin

  The Thanaweya Amma religion exam, originally scheduled for today, has been postponed to June 29, according to Egyptian Minister of Education El-Helaly El-Sherbiny.   The decision came after the exams were leaked on Facebook. Students were already inside testing rooms when the decision was released. Many students are understandably frustrated since they do not feel comfortable taking the […]

Why Thanaweya Amma is Designed for You to Fail

Why Thanaweya Amma is Designed for You to Fail

I had the complete freedom to choose my high school education system. My mother always encouraged Thanaweya Amma for a reason I came to realize later – that I’d be able to go through pretty much anything in life and not break down. I have turned into a steel woman thanks to Thanaweya Amma. For […]