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Recent Developments in Egyptian Education

Recent Developments in Egyptian Education by Ulla Maija Salmi Schools and institutions of higher learning have existed in Egypt since ancient times. In the days of the Pharaohs, adult education was largely conducted in temples where astronomy, medicine, geometry and


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eWENR, July/August 1999: Middle East

Regional News  Middle East  EGYPT The Fulbright Commission plans to launch its Pilot Pre-Doctoral Program this year in Egypt. For the first time in more than 30 years, the commission will award research grants to Egyptian students doing graduate work


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eWENR, May/June 1999: Middle East (Regional News)

REGIONAL NEWS  Middle East  ISRAEL On April 27, Israel


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eWENR, March/April 1999: Middle East (Regional News)

  IRAN   In October 1998, authorities closed down the Baha’i Open University and arrested 36 faculty members, four of whom are still being detained. The university has taught courses in private residences all over the country for the past


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