Don’t miss Awladna Foundation’s “Media Usage for the Gifted” panel discussion at TCC

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 19 Sep 2023

Miyata Yoshiro
Miyata Yoshiro


Awladna Foundation’s 7th forum of Arts for Children with Special Abilities (22-29 September)

Cairo Opera House
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736 0361, box office 02 2739 0132/0144
Small Hall
Sat 23, 3pm: “Arlen Syndrome and its Impact on the different abilities of Children” seminar features Rasha Anwar, is presented     
by Awladna (our children) Foundation for the Arts of People with Special Abilities.
Sun 24, 3pm: A seminar features social influencer Rania Hammad and artist Ahmed Raja, the honorees of this year’s round of the 7th forum of Awladna (our children) Foundation for the Arts of People with Special Abilities.
Tues 26, 12pm: “Psychological and Creative Health for Autism and Special Needs Children” seminar features experts from Japan.
(3pm) “Acupuncture therapy for spastic paralysis Cases” seminar by Dr. Abeer El-Naggar. (4pm) “The Role of the Rehab Centre and Family and their Collaboration” seminar features Dr. Youssef Ibrahim Youssef.
Wed 27, 12pm: “Psychological Stress on Parents” seminar presented by Fahem Foundation for Psychological Support.
(3pm) “Previous Experiences” seminar features film directors Amina El-Sudany, Maher Shawerma, Lama Dawoud, and Captain Moataz El-Geneidy.
Thurs 28, 3pm: “Primary Indicators of Learning Difficulties” features Dr. Fatema Abdel-Latif.    

Tahrir Cultural Centre (TCC)
AUC’s Tahrir Campus, Al-Sheikh Rihan St, off Tahrir Square, Tel 02 2615 2694/01280009077
Oriental Hall
Mon 25, 6-9pm: “Media Usage for the Gifted” a panel discussion by Awladna (our children) Foundation for the Arts of People with Special Abilities. Discover the transformative power of media with esteemed experts from around the world, exploring the intersection of media, technology and education and its impact on the lives of the gifted. The panel is in collaboration with CHUKYO University, one of the leading universities in Japan hosting the panellists: World Environment Project President at the Media Engineering Department, Professor Miyata Yoshiro, Dr. Ueshiba Tomohiro, and Momoko Fujiwara, moderated by Egyptian education expert based in Japan Hussein Zanaty. The discussion will involve the subject of how media can support and enhance the abilities of gifted individuals (Limited seating and available on a first-come, first-served basis).

Diwan Bookstore
Radio Cinema, 24 Talaat Harb, Marouf, Qasr El Nil, Downtown, Cairo, Tel 02 25756562   
Thurs 21, 7pm: The launch party of Hussein Abdel Aleem Games book by Israa Al-Nimr, discussed by writer Nael Al-Toukhi.
Tues 26, 7pm: Discussion and signing ceremony of Life’s Journey book by Hanna Abu El-Ghar.
105, Abu Bakr El-Seddiq St, Heliopolis, Misr Algedida, Tel 02 2690 8184/85/ 0122 6000168
Fri 22, 7pm: Discussion and signing ceremony of Group of Frequencies book by Mina Nagui, discussed by the writer Mohamed Abdel Nabi, and will be moderated by writer Omaima Sobhy.
159, 26th of July St, Zamalek, Tel 01222 40 7084
Tues 26, 7pm: Book signing and discussion for the book These Impossible Things compiled by Salma El-Wardany, moderated by Nour Hassan.

Italian Cultural Institute
3 El-Sheikh El Marsafy St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 5423/2735 8791
Italian courses registration for face-to-face/online general courses is open (session October-December 2023). The course will last for 50 hours and will be carried out face-to-face at Italian Cultural Institute in Zamalek and Downtown and online through Zoom, with native/bilingual teachers.
Duration from 14 October to 10 December, 2023.
Schedule: three times a week determined by the Institute in only one of the following timings: (Sunday/Tuesday/Thursday or Monday/Wednesday/Saturday, from 5-7pm or from 7-9pm). It is not possible to choose the timing in advance as it is subject to assignment based on the total number of the students registered and the teacher’s availability. Deadline is 16 September, 2023. No registration will be accepted via email or after this date. The cost is 2400 Egyptian pounds.
The fee for the face-to-face/online placement test, which will be organized between 26 and 27 September, costs 300 Egyptian pounds. Make sure to attach a copy of the payment receipt and of the valid identity document into the registration form in order to complete the online registration.
In case of not reaching the minimum number of candidates at a certain level, it cannot be activated and in this case only, the payments can be refunded or used as a credit only for the next session. For any other information please write to [email protected]

Tahrir Cultural Centre (TCC)
AUC’s Tahrir Campus, Al-Sheikh Rihan St, off Tahrir Square, Tel 02 2615 2694/01280009077
Oriental Hall
Sun 24, 6.30-9.30pm (Free and open to the public): “Education for All: Guaranteeing Free Education of Quality” Join this exciting talk tackling the costs of private and public education and the accessibility of quality free education in Egypt. Speakers are Ahmed Gamal El-Din Moussa, Former Minister of Higher Education, Saneya Elfikky, Researcher at Al-Ahram Centre for Political and Strategic Studies, Youhansen Eid, Former head of the National Authority for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Education, and Al-Ahram Weekly newspaper senior journalist and editor Dina Ezzat.


* A version of this article appears in print in the 21 September, 2023 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly



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