Minister: Sisi called for increasing number of technology schools to 1,000

Education Minister Tareq Shawqi revealed that President Abdel Fattah El Sisi called for increasing the number of the applied technology schools in the country to 1,000 schools, highlighting the importance of partnership between the ministry and the private sector in this regard.

The minister made the remarks following the signing of a protocol on establishing a school named Haweytna “our identity” in Ain Helwan suburb. The agreement was signed between the Education Ministry, Cairo governorate, General Authority For Educational Buildings and the Federation Of Egyptian Banks.

Shawqi said the ministry plans to design new curricula for the basic education in 2020, adding that the new curricula will be finalized in the coming three years.

Establishing “our identity” school reflects the growth of cooperation between the Education Ministry and the civil society in developing an integrated system keen on the quality of education offered for children in the country, Shawqi noted.

Five feddans have been allocated by Cairo governorate and EGP 100 million offered by the Federation Of Egyptian Banks for the establishment of the school.

Source: State Information Service Egypt