Study in Egypt
Do you want to study in a country that has more mummies than daddies? Jokes apart, Egypt has a very developed education system. In fact, those who want to study Archaeology or become an archaeologist in the future can think of completing higher studies in Egypt. The government of Egypt is in favour of including information technology at every level of education and among all the students availing education in their country. Learn more about such interesting facts from the following sections.
The education of a child starts from the age of 4 years in this country. If you plan to start a family in Egypt, then you cannot admit your child in kindergarten school unless he or she is of 4 years. After two years you will have to send your child to a primary school. The primary school continues for 6 years. At the age of 15 your child will go to a secondary school. Here comes a big difference with the education pattern in India. In India, a student gets admission in secondary education at the age of 11 or 12. In Egypt, at the age of 12 your child will be prepared for the next level, that is, secondary level of education. The modern education came a long way from traditional mode of education. Traditionally the education system was divided into two parts the Mansourya and the Madrasa. The former imparted the basic education. More emphasis was given to the skills of reading, writing and mugging up. Emphasis was given on the fact that, a student learns the curriculum, whether or not understands it. But, in the latter form, that is in the Madrasa school of education, students were given the freedom to analyse what they have learnt. Emphasis was given more on problem solving. Student could face new challenges and try to solve them. They could do experiments on what they have theoretically learnt in the course.
The interest rate for loans on higher education had risen in Egypt. Although, education in government schools and institutes is free. In spite of the expenses of higher education, a bulk of international students come to Egypt for master’s courses, research programs, student exchange programs, summer or winter schools and lots more. The government of Egypt is planning to set up another 2000 universities for reaching out so many students. This scheme will also generate huge number of employments in the country. The salaries of employees would increase. The GDP or gross domestic product of this country would further increase. This means the inflation rate will ultimately decrease. The inflation rate of Egypt is now around 14%. The experts in the field of market economy predict that it will almost decrease to half of this value in the coming five years. The debt to GDP ratio is also predicted to decrease by 30% in the coming 5 years in comparison to what it is today. This means that this country is doing a great improvement in the economy. So those of you who are currently studying in their higher secondary or secondary can create a bright future in Egypt. Especially, if you are a student in the arts stream, then you can think of pursuing graduation and masters in arts or management genre in this country.