Egypt’s Bibliotheca Alexandrina launches program to teach hieroglyphics for primary school teachers


Wed, 07 Apr 2021 - 02:45 GMT

During the course - ET

During the course - ET

CAIRO – 7 April 2021: The Bibliotheca Alexandrina organized training courses to teach hieroglyphs for teachers of social studies in the fourth grade elementary school.



This comes within the framework of cooperation between the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, represented by the Calligraphy Studies Center in the Academic Research Sector; and the Directorate of Education in Alexandria, represented by the General Administration of General Education - School Resources Development.



These courses mainly aim to provide primary school social studies teachers with scientific development in the two fields of the ancient Egyptian language and getting acquainted with the latest scientific theories that contribute to supporting the educational process to raise the academic and intellectual level of students.



This comes in line with Egypt’s Vision 2030 of pre-university education, which was established to nurture the gifted and provide them with higher quality education of advanced knowledge and skills; and to encourage school students to research.



The courses are designed to support the understanding of the ancient Egyptian civilization, and to learn the basic principles of deciphering the ancient Egyptian language, while studying some simple sentences and rules, such as simple hieroglyphs, reading the names of kings and nobles and learning the basic rules, on which the ancient Egyptian language is based



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