Sisi pays great attention to building Egyptian personality: Education min.
CAIRO - 24 December 2018: Education Minister Tarek Shawqi asserted on Sunday evening that President Abdel Fattah El Sisi pays a significant attention to building the Egyptian personality.
“The president is continuously following up all details related to the education development program,” Shawqi said in a press statement.
Shawqi furhter added that the Discover Book, which is a book gathering math, science and social studies to be taught in the new education system, was published in adherence with the International baccalaureate system.
“This system proved to be successful in a number of countries that applied it,” he said.
About the Japanese schools, Shawqi said that the idea of these schools came from Sisi's admiration with the way the Japanese personality is built.
The minister said that 18,000 tablets will be given to students in the 1st secondary year in Canal cities within a week, adding that the rest will be distributed in January and February.
“Currently, there are 425,000 tablets in the warehouses of the Education Ministry,” he said, adding that the total number of tablets that will be distributed to the students is 713,000.
Shawqi dubbed the new education system in Egypt as “revolutionary.”
According to Shawqi, Egypt will take part in an education conference in England in January.