US and Egyptian officials celebrated on Wednesday the graduation of 234 educators from the Greater Cairo region from The Technology for Improved Learning Outcomes (TILO) programme
The programme is funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and a number of private sector companies.
“The TILO programme has helped to improve schools throughout Egypt, integrating new technologies that help increase student learning,” said Sohair Salem, head of the TILO project, during her welcoming note.
John Beed, deputy mission director for USAID, said that the contributions of educational establishments throughout the country “had been instrumental to the success of these schools and to the expansion of the programme to others in their provinces”.'(...)
The TILO programme has equipped the schools with technology and digital resources, and delivered hands-on training to teachers, supervisors, and local administration. Throughout Egypt 400 schools participated in the project, and 18 schools Greater Cairo.
“To date over 255,000 students and 21,000 teachers from nine provinces have participated in the project,” according to Salem