Although there were schools in the ancient Egypt, only few
children used to go to them. The girls were forbidden to go
to any school; they had to learn everything at home, from
their parents or from a slave that lived in the same house
with them. Only the richest girls knew to write or to read.
The most of the boys didn`t go to school too.
The rich boys
used to go to schools where they were trained to become
scribes.The scribes could write and read and since very few
people could write or read the hieroglyphics, the scribes
had good jobs as accountants or lawyers; the scribes helped
the rich men to keep their records, contracts and business.
Without going to
school, the Egyptian children were learning many things. The
girls were learning to spin, to take care of the babies,
cows and goats, to harvest grain, to weed the fields and so
The boys had to learn how to make some tools, to plant
and plow fields, to irrigate, or jobs like shoemaker,
butcher or weaver.
The Egypt`s schools, as well as,
the colleges have a great contribution to the
country education` s growth.
institutions have teachers with high qualification
and efficient operation, that help the Egypt`s
people to have a great educational qualification.
Egypt has numerous colleges and schools; among the
most important and popular educational institutions
are the following ones: the Victoria College, the
British School (Cairo), the Saint Marc College, the
Indonesian School (Cairo), the Modern English School
(Cairo), the Model School (Cairo) and the Cairo
most of the countries` colleges and schools, the
educational institutions of Egypt offer a large
courses range to the students.
In the Egypt schools the children receive the
basic education, and in the Egypt colleges, the students can
choose from different categories of courses.
are free to choose the courses they want, to a college that
fit them best.
One of the most preferred and popular
school in Egypt is the Modern English School of Cairo.
This school is seen as an
international community offering a department of
learning development, secondary options and
specialist teaching. The students of this school
receive an excellent training and are organized in
groups of age, from 3 to 18 years old. The Modern
English School Cairo is one of the most well-known
schools from the territory of Egypt. Children from
various countries and Egypt regions come at this
school do to its prestige. The Modern Education
School of Cairo is situated in a Cairo`s suburb
called Katameya and is a multilingual educational
One of the school`s
advantages is its location far away from the sources of
pollution. This school has 3 education systems:
American division, the national division and the British
division-IGCSE. All these divisions obtained an official
approval from the International Trans-regional Accreditation
Commission (CITA), in 2001.