File - Minister of Education
CAIRO – 11 May 2018: The Ministry of Education is urging families to come forward to the ministry’s complaints bureau to report any surprising hikes in school tuition.
According to a source at the ministry, schools that raise fees without the approval of the ministry will be interrogated.
School tuition fees will not rise next year, Minister of Education Tarek Shawky confirmed earlier.
Previously, several parents announced that some schools will increase tuition for next academic year.
Earlier, the Ministry of Education announced that the new educational system that involved the Arabization of the school syllabus will only be implemented at Japanese and public Arabic schools for the 2018/2019 academic year.
Egypt’s Ministry of Education clarified on May 5 that, according to the new system expected to be applied starting with the coming 2018/2019 academic year, all students are going to study the English language properly as a separate subject during their basic education years.
“The new curriculum was agreed upon by well-known experts who affirmed that the students will be able to study their new English subjects by their secondary education if they have the needed knowledge and vocabulary, as everything happens gradually during learning any new languages,” the ministry stated.