Egypt's new school year to start on 21 September: Minister

Ahram Online , Saturday 24 Aug 2019

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File Photo: Egyptian mothers escort their children to school on the first day of the new school (Photo: Mai Shaheen)

Egypt’s 2019/2020 school year is scheduled to start on 21 September for most school grades, the country's education minister said at a press conference on Saturday.

Kindergarten and grades one and two are scheduled to start on 11 September, Tarek Shawky said.

Grade two students will have a new curriculum this year, the minister said, adding that new curricula for the other grades will be introduced by 2020.

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