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Egypt: Secondary School and al-Azhar’s protest failing to secure examinations A student movement announced the launch of the “Secondary School and al-Azhar’s Revolution” to organize demonstrations and sit-ins on the coming 5th of July, protesting against the failure in examinations after the...
Ministry of Education in Egypt decided to eliminate stories of ʿOqba bin Nāfiʿ and Saladin, two Islamic historical characters from Arabic language texts. The ministry spokesperson said “the stories could be misunderstood and used to promote violence”. The decision is part of the ministry’s plan of...
The Education Ministry and the Ministry of Awqāf (Religious Endowments) called for a revision of the curriculum in religious subjects in order to combat violence and radicalization, and teach future generations tolerance instead. This curricular change is being interpreted within broader efforts by...
  Well-informed sources inside Egypt’s government revealed that the Education Ministry is implementing far-reaching changes inside its pre-university religious education curriculum. The changes will strip the curriculum of disputed subjects that the Muslim Brotherhood used to propagate its...
One of the members of the Austrian University delegation that visited Egypt between May 23 and June 3 was Daniel Podertschnig who, following his return to Austria, reported for the Catholic News Service of Austria.  
Minister of Education Ahmad Jamāl al-Dīn Mūsá and British ambassador to Egypt James Watt agreed that Britain will be providing technical support for the Egyptian Professional Academy of Teachers, and a school for talented students in science and mathematics. Mūsá also praised the British Council...
Copts in the Egyptian media 42 Our reading of the Cairo papers this week takes us to the weekly, State-owned al-Mussawar and the file it recently published on “Do Copts hate the July Revolution?” In his article entitled, “Copts under Jamāl 'Abd al-Nāsir,” Midhat Bishāy attempted to cite both the...
  Wednesday's Egyptian newspaper coverage of the Alexandria church bombing focuses on speculation regarding who may be behind the attack. But some are accusing the Egyptian media of competing to identify the responsible party, according to AWR's Hānī Hamdī...    
The Azhar and the Coptic Orthodox Church have recently finished writing reviews on education curriculum, as requested by the Egyptian Ministry of Education. Head of the Center for Educational Evaluation and Examination, Dr. Salāh ‘Arafah, said that both entities agreed on developing various...
Rev. Safwat al-Bayyādī presents his views on peacemaking through education, training, and personal involvement. He also discusses the value of religious initiatives to promote peace. Article full text: On November 18, 2009 I had a chance to interview Rev. Safwat al-Bayyādī, President of the...

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