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Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
8/21/2022 11:27:00 AM
Decades of attempts to reform the education system have shown that good intentions are not enough.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
8/16/2022 10:21:34 PM
Gamal Essam El-Din reports on this week’s cabinet reshuffle

Egypt - Society
8/7/2022 12:27:26 PM
Minister of Education Tarek Shawki said Thanaweya Amma (high school) students can appeal their grades starting Monday, while the withheld results due to suspected mass cheating cases will be announced after concluding the investigations, which would take a week or 10 days.

Egypt - Society
8/6/2022 12:47:33 PM
The overall pass rate in Egypt's high school exams, locally known as Thanaweya Amma, in the recently concluded academic year 2021/22 hit 75 percent, up from 74 percent last year, Egypt’s Minister of Education Tarek Shawki announced on Saturday.

Egypt - Society
7/21/2022 10:58:16 PM
Egypt's 2022/2023 school year will begin on 24 September and end on 8 June, Minister of Education Tarek Shawki said on Thursday, saying that the final results of the Thanaweya Amma (high school) exams will be announced by the end of the first week in August.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
6/23/2022 10:08:00 AM
With a high rate of failure across subjects the Ministry of Education has decided to remark grade 10 and 11 exams.

Egypt - Society
4/20/2022 9:35:01 PM
The Thanaweya Amma (high school) final exams for the academic year 2021/22 will be postponed for two weeks, starting on 26 June instead of 11 June and ending on 21 July, Minister of Education Tarek Shawki said in a press conference on Wednesday, without mentioning the reason behind the postponement.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
1/4/2022 8:53:59 PM
The minister is facing a deluge of criticism for his new education policies, reports Gamal Essam El-Din

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
12/30/2021 6:45:00 PM
Despite limited resources, the education system is being thoroughly modernised.

Egypt - Society
12/28/2021 6:56:50 PM
In a stormy session on Tuesday, Egyptian MPs slammed Minister of Education Tarek Shakwi, accusing him of failing to solve the chronic problems of schools. MPs complained that Shawki's bizarre policies have made school curricula difficult for students to understand.

Egypt - Politics
12/25/2021 6:13:26 PM
Egypt's House of Representatives will get down to business this week, devoting sessions on Sunday and Monday to discuss amendments to five laws regulating the performance of art-centric syndicates, private funds, renewable energy, and public universities.

Egypt - Society
12/14/2021 12:26:15 PM
Egypt jumped from the 72nd position to 53rd place in the 2021 Global Knowledge Index (GKI), coming in first among African states.

Egypt - Politics
12/11/2021 3:24:24 PM
Egypt's parliament – the House of Representatives – will get down to business this week, grilling Minister of Education Tarek Shawki Tuesday over the state of education in the country.

Egypt - Society
12/7/2021 12:45:37 PM
Egypt’s Education Minister Tarek Shawki said that a new bifurcated education system will be applied for high school students as of the next academic year, a step that aims to improve the pre-university stage of education.

Egypt - Society
11/23/2021 11:10:00 PM
Claims about mass food poisoning among pupils in the three Egyptian governorates of Assiut, Qena, and Kafr El-Sheikh were all found to be false according to the health ministry’s central laboratories, said Education Minister Tarek Shawki on Tuesday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
10/28/2021 12:46:00 PM
A chaotic start to the school year prompts MPs to demand answers from the minister of education.

Egypt - Politics
8/29/2021 10:18:02 PM
The passing rate of the Thanaweya Amma exams in the recently concluded 2020/2021 academic year is 74 percent, a significant decrease from the 81.5 percent of the previous year

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
8/18/2021 10:16:00 AM
The Office of Admission to Public Universities, or tanseeq, will soon start receiving student applications to universities

Egypt - Politics
8/17/2021 4:08:16 PM
'This is much lower than in the previous academic year, which stood at 81.5 percent,' the education minister said

Egypt - Politics
6/29/2021 11:02:48 PM
Going back on online exams comes against the backdrop of growing fears among students' parents of going through power outages during the exam

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