Egypt’ Ministers of Tourism &Antiquities, Education discuss raising archaeological awareness among school students

SourceEgypt Today

  CAIRO - 22 February 2021: Dr. Tarek Shawky, Minister of Education and Technical Education, received on February 22, Dr. Khaled El Enany, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, to discuss a number of cooperation projects between the two ministries, especially with regard to increasing tourism and archaeological awareness and enhancing tourism ethics among school students.    At the beginning of the meeting, Dr. Tarek Shawky welcomed the attendees, stressing on the ministry's support to raise student awareness on the importance of the tourism and antiquities sector’s work to implement tourism ethics, especially among future generations.    Dr.

Shawky indicated that this will contribute to motivating students to learn more about the field of tourism, antiquities and the ancient Egyptian history and it will help in creating a passion for them later to learn more about this sector, which is in line with the broader goal of the new education system 2.0.    He explained that the Ministry of Education seeks to include knowledge and awareness materials within the educational curricula of the basic education level, with the aim of clarifying how to deal with tourists and welcoming them as guests in more...