Education Minister Tarek Shawky asserted that there is no need to worry about the spread of coronavirus among the students and teachers, adding that preventive measures are precisely applied in the Egyptian schools.
The measures will be applicable for both public and private schools, the ministry said in a statement on Sunday.
The Ministry of Education said on Wednesday that the students of high school (Thanaweya Amma) have the right to take the exams this year or postpone them to the next year amid the coronavirus fears.
Shawqi said a package of new decisions will be taken by the end of the current week in view of the latest developments of the coronavirus.
Ministry of Education and Technical Education seeks to remove all obstacles to the education process and provide a distinguished educational service.
Education Minister Tarek Shawki ordered an immediate investigation into the death of a three-year student in Giza after her school’s bus ran over her.
Parents of school children would wince at the mere mention of the “Thanaweya Amma”, (Egypt’s national high school)
Arabic, English and an optional third language will be taught in the primary stage, and the technical education will be taught in the preparatory stage.
Education Minister Tarek Shawqi is working regularly and has no intention of resigning in light of controversial statements attributed to him during an interview with a national newspaper.