Japanese education comes to Egypt

29-08-2016 11:59 AM

Amir Abdel-Massih


Egypt’s Education Minister al-Hilaly al-Sherbiny has met a delegation from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to follow up on the application of the Japanese experience in Egyptian schools.

The two sides agreed to organise a three-day workshop from 19 to 21 September 19-21 during which a Japanese education expert would review the activities and programmes of Tokatsu project which will be applied at Egyptian schools.

The meeting broached the implementation of a project to construct 100 primary schools starting 2017, along with preparing and upgrading 100 schools along the lines of Japanese schools during the educational year 2016/2017. It also tackled the teaching and training of teachers about the activities of Tokatsu which aims at achieving development in the education sector, as well as striking a social, emotional and academic balance among children. 

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