Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the Arab Republic of Egypt Masaki Noke - Embassy of Japan in Egypt website Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the Arab Republic of Egypt Masaki Noke - Embassy of Japan in Egypt website

Egypt, Japan sign LE7.5M grant for Egypt-Japan Schools

Sat, Jun. 1, 2019
CAIRO - 1 June 2019: Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Sahar Nasr, Minister of Education and Technical Education Tarek Shawky, and Japanese Ambassador Masaki Noke signed on Thursday a LE7.5 million grant that will be used to support Egypt-Japan Schools (EJS).

The size of cooperation between both countries has recorded $282 million. Of which, $169 million are directed to EJS. The Egypt-Japan Education Partnership was launched in 2016 with the aim of establishing - across the country - 200 EJS adopting the Japanese concept of Whole Child Development through special activities, known as "Tokkatsu."

The project began with 12 pilot schools three years ago. In the academic year 2018 - 2019, 35 schools were inaugurated in 21 out of 27 governorates. Next academic year, five others will be inaugurated in Kafr El-Sheikh, Daqahliya, Damietta, Assiut and Aswan.

Minister of education reveals status of Japanese schools

CAIRO - 13 February 2019: Minister of Education and Technical Education Tarek Shawky posted on his Facebook account the main features of the education system adopted by Japanese schools and the progress achieved in their foundation. Thirty-five Japanese schools were inaugurated on September 22, 2018, and fully funded by Egypt under the auspices of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, the minister said.




An agreement was previously signed to build a Japanese university in the value of $17 million, and to support higher education by $96 million.
 
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