In 2016, Egypt deployed the Egyptian Knowledge Bank (EKB), which is now the World's most extensive digital library granting access to unlimited resources exclusively for all Egyptians. EKB came in as the first step in Egypt's quest for digital learning to create a culture that aims for a society that can learn, think, and innovate. EKB has full access to 38 of the top publishers worldwide like WILEY, Springer, National Geographic, Britannica, Oxford, Emerald, Sage and many more.
Egypt has been through a long journey of curriculum reforms that adopt digital innovation and AI. The starting point is a view about the core competencies needed to be developed by learners from their education time. Those competencies cover 14 vital life skills reflecting what Egyptian young people need to succeed in the 21st Century.
In Egypt, tablets will usher the end of printed textbooks for the secondary stage (grades 10, 11, 12) where every student of almost 2 million enrolled students have received his/her tablet by now. The Ministry of Education and Technical Education is working on an ongoing project to equip every student from the 4th grade onward with a tablet, but due to limited resources and because 10th, 11th, and 12th-grade students have the most demanding workload, they are the first recipients of tablets.
The Ministry of education in Egypt implemented an innovative solution that saves time and money. "Fasly" or My Classroom is a light constructed mobile classroom inclusive of flooring, walls, windows, and HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning) systems. It is composed of partitions similar to Lego, which makes it flexible in size. It can be anything from a small one level classroom to a large multi-level classroom. Mobile Smart Classrooms come fully equipped with the needed ICT infrastructure like internet connectivity and smart interactive whiteboards.
Under The Ministry of Local Development's auspices, WFP collaborates with e-finance to develop Ayadi Misr as an E-commerce & E-marketing platform that enables sustainable livelihoods for households. Besides, ensure the supply of high-quality products to customers and create a standard, harmonized e-commerce platform to strengthen and sustain beneficiaries' ability to do business and increase the income for livelihood beneficiary from women and other rural Micro- and Small Enterprise (MSEs).
CAPMAS is the National statistical office that collects, processes, analyses, and disseminates statistical data and conducts the census. The CAPMAS Geospatial Information utilizes the statistical databases as a primary source of data, allowing the consolidation of geospatial data from across the country onto a single platform for analysis.
The Ministry of Social Solidarity is responsible for securing social safety nets for Egypt's most vulnerable citizens. The platform aims to:
- Identify development opportunities, support planning and ensure sustainable livelihoods.
- Consolidate the use of technology for improved social protection initiatives
- Advance the way of data sharing and data dissemination
- Enhance the data exchange between the MoSS and UN agencies
The MOSIT portal demonstrates the locations of different MOSIT establishments across Egypt such as, "Gameity", Silos, Wheat collection centres, mills, Bakeries, etc. Furthermore, due to COVID-19 precautionary measures, MOSIT has cancelled all Ramadan exhibitions, replacing them with "Ahlan Ramadan" outlets in commercial chains and hypermarkets.