Education minister probes cooperation with Italy
Friday، 11 January 2019 - 10:04 AM
Education and Technical Education Minister Tareq Shawqi reviewed with Italian Ambassador in Cairo Giampaolo Cantini Egypt’s experience in educational reforms and the change in its secondary education exam systems.
The meeting was attended by the Italian consul to Egypt and members of the board of trustees of the Italian University in Egypt project.
Shawqi said that a large number of Egyptian students in the secondary school stage choose to learn Italian as a second language, pointing out that nearly 43 thousand of them took the Italian language exam in the last year alone.
He discussed with them Italy’s support to enhancing the learning of Italian among Egyptian students through offering training programs to Egyptian teachers and establishing a number of Italian schools in Egypt.
He also stressed the need to boost cooperation with the Italian side in the domain of technical education.