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How Egypt is promoting education for Syrian refugees

The efforts of the Egyptian government to integrate Syrian students in Egyptian schools aim to make the students feel welcome.
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CAIRO — On Aug. 24, the General Administration for Community Participation affiliated with the Education Ministry organized orientation lectures for Egyptian and Syrian students and their parents at one of the schools in the 6th of October Educational Administration in Giza governorate.

The lectures were part of the “Education in a Safe Environment” project under the auspices of the Plan International organization and in coordination with the Canadian Embassy. These efforts aim at supporting Syrian students, setting the stage for their education and offering them and their parents social and psychological support in addition to economic aid. The project encourages communication between Syrian students and their Egyptian peers in Egyptian schools.

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