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Ministry of Education and Technical Education
وزارة التربية و التعليم و التعليم الفني (MoETE)

UNEVOC Centre (Ministry) since 1995

The Ministry of Education is commited to pre-university education and quality education for all, as fundamental human rights within the framework of a decentralized system based on community participation. Education in Egypt will be a pioneering model in the region.

The Ministry is working to prepare students for the knowledge required in society, in light of a new social contract based on democracy, justice and the passage of a permanent future.


The vision of the future of education in Egypt depends on both the mouths of sector-wide approach and overall quality.

The six themes based on this vision are:

1 - Effective schools providing quality education for all learners

2 - Distinguished teachers with a high level of professionalism and expertise

3 - Methods based on active learning, linked to the needs of the local reality

4 - Advanced technology education integrated into the educational process

5 - Community participation promoting an energy efficient civil society to support quality education and to create a culture of participation as well as to build a democratic society in light of the trend towards national decentralization

6 - Educational Administration based on information and transparency, accountability and responsible leadership as well as informed consent to further the development in the context of decentralization.


The objectives of educational policy:

1 - Availability: To provide equal educational opportunities for all children in Egypt through support of school construction and attention to people with special needs in order to increase educational opportunities for girls and support early childhood literacy.

2 - Quality: reform and continuous improvement throughout the educational process in accordance with national quality standards.

3 - Systems: development of systems to increase their effectiveness and institutionalization of decentralization and building information systems as well as monitoring and evaluation.

Regular tasks

Strategic entry points:

1 - The application of national standards for education and development in order to achieve a high level of quality and competitiveness

2 - Working on the sustainability of successful practices and dissemination

3 - Adjusting the approach towards the education reform based on the school

4 - Strengthening partnership with civil society and the private sector and localities

5 - Encouraging creativity and maximizing the use of technology in support of the education system

6 - Building systems of incentive for excellence

7 - Building public opinion in support of continued development

This is carried out at different levels of educational stages and levels of management

Focus and interest

Work area

Which of the following fields is the UNEVOC Centre working on?
Sharing knowledge about TVET
  Secondary focus
Developing knowledge
Primary focus
Developing and building capacities
Primary focus


Who are the beneficiaries of the UNEVOC Centre's work?
Primary focus
  Secondary focus
Policy makers
Primary focus
Private sector
Primary focus

Engagement interest

What is the highest level of engagement the Centre is interested in in the following fields?
Greening of TVET institutions and skills
  Interested to contribute
  Interested to contribute
OER and Online Learning
Interested to lead
Equity of access in TVET
Interested to lead
Gender equality in TVET
Interested to lead
Fostering entrepreneurship
  Interested to contribute
Industry 4.0 / Smart production
   Interested to learn

Activity interest

Which types of activities is the UNEVOC Centre most interested in?
Capacity development projects
Highly interested
Policy oriented projects
  Moderately interested
Knowledge development
  Moderately interested
Workshops and conferences
  Moderately interested

Regional collaboration interest

What are the UNEVOC Centre's collaboration interests?
Within my cluster
Highly interested
With Africa
Highly interested
With the Arab States
Highly interested
With Asia and the Pacific
  Moderately interested
With Europe, CIS and North America
  Moderately interested
With Latin America and the Caribbean    Not interested


وزارة التربية و التعليم و التعليم الفني (MoETE)
12 el Falaky street
11513 Cairo


local time now: ~21:41 ±1 hour daylight saving time

Head of UNEVOC Centre
HE, Prof M Megahed

UNEVOC Coordinator
Ahmed El-Ashmawi

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1 June 2016
Regional stakeholders reaffirm importance of TVET in Cairo
More than 40 TVET policy makers and government officials from eight Arab States reaffirmed the importance of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) for socio-economic development during a two-day Regional Forum for managers of TVET institutions
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