Egypt education ministry, int'l schools association sign cooperation protocol

MENA , Thursday 13 Sep 2018

Education minister Tarek Shawky (Al-Ahram)
Education minister Tarek Shawky (Al-Ahram)

Education Minister Tarek Shawki said Thursday that a protocol of cooperation between the country's education sector and the International Schools Association in Egypt will contribute to improving the quality of education and offer distinguished educational services to students.

Minister Shawki made the remarks at the signing ceremony of the cooperation protocol. 

The protocol was signed by Head of the General Education Sector at the Ministry of Education Reda Hegazy and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the International schools Association Nadia Mohammed Hafez.

The protocol falls within the framework the education ministry’s initiative whereby the international schools association will provide technical support to a number of the international governmental schools in Cairo, Alexandria, Qalyubia, Port Said, Sharqia, Gharbia Dakahlia Minya and Sohag governorates, as of the new academic year 2018/2019.

For his part, Hegazy said that the education ministry was keen the deal would obligate the targeted schools to teach school subjects that are related to the national identity in line with the international curricula.

Hafez asserted her association’s keenness on further integrating with the Egyptian education ministry in the aim of raising the quality in the education system.

Hafez pointed out that the association will offer technical support and educational content needed for operating the targeted schools, noting that it will also help schools to obtain international accreditation from the international donor community.

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