Experts commit to improve education in post revolution Egypt through British/Egyptian collaboration
- Egypt: Sunday, September 09 - 2012 at 10:37
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Under the auspices of Sheikh al Azhar and The Prime Minister David Cameron, the British Egyptian Society in collaboration with Cairo University, London University, the British Egyptian Business Association, the British Council, and the British Embassy in Cairo are to co-host "Education: The Best Investment Conference" to be held simultaneously in London and in Cairo on 18 and 19 September 2012.
This conference aims to share the experience of the countries in education and training and to develop initiatives for future collaborative projects.
The conference will engage both Egyptian and British governments at ministerial level, businesses, universities, politicians, policy-makers, and teachers with the capacity and commitment to take on the initiatives that emerge from the conference.
Lord Howell, the British Secretary of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office; Mr. Alastair Burt MP, Minister for the Middle East; The Rt. Hon Charles Clarke, former Secretary of State for Education (2002 - 2004) and Home Secretary (2004 -2006) will be amongst the speakers.
The conference will discuss issues such as education and training for employability, education policy development, management, and delivery. The conference will also reflect on the wide range of opinions on education and training policies opened up by recent political changes in Egypt.
The conference will hold different thematic sessions, each with a panel of four speakers and a moderator. It will also include a political debate on how education policy is best designed and implemented in a democratic society.
This session will engage political parties from both countries, with addresses from ministers of education and political officials responsible for the implementation of education.
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