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FEATURED COUNTRY: EGYPT

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In Egypt, the population and primary school enrollment have continued to rise in the last decade. Six years ago, the Egyptian Constitution of 2014 was put into effect. This asserted the state’s responsibility to provide free education, up to the secondary education level, in public schools. More specifically, no less than two percent of the gross national product will be spent on tertiary education.

While the country has ongoing efforts to modernize education, there is still much transformation ahead. Gross enrollment for higher education is expected to increase. Access to quality schooling and preservice and in-service teacher education are just a few of many areas that need improvements.

Read more about education in Egypt.

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The Internet in Education: Developments and Challenges

In the United States, 94% of classrooms had computers with internet access by 2005. Today, nearly every classroom has at least one networked computer and many have immediate access to a personal smartphone. In Education in North America, the authors note that school processes need to adapt and improve in order to embrace internet-based learning. 

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Impact of e-Learning in the Twenty-First-Century University

E-learning – multimedia learning using electronic educational technology – not only allows students to have more choice over where to study, but also allows academic staff more opportunities when it comes to choosing where to work or teach. In International Perspectives on Higher Education, read about the different areas that e-learning impacts.

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Classics Online at the Open University: Teaching and Learning with Interactive Resources

The Open University is a distance learning institution. In the early days of the institution, it was ridiculed by many, as many believed students should only be taught in person. Today, it has taught over two million students. In Forward with Classics, explore the different ways the university has served the wider Classics community.


ARTICLE SPOTLIGHT

Compare the inclusion and marginalization of learners in secondary education across a variety of countries.