Tough legal actions taken against 47 international, language schools

Tough legal actions taken against 47 international, language schools

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Tue, 03/01/2017 - 12:10

Al-Ahram state-run news portal published the names of 47 private and international schools that committed grave breaches, requiring the Ministry of Education to apply sanctions against them.

Sanctions included administrative closure, placement under financial and administrative supervision, warnings to remove the irregularities, or seizure.

Tarek Talaat, director of the private schools department at the Ministry of Education, said in a statement to Al-Ahram portal that the irregularities included the collection of exaggerated fees in violation of the law, teaching foreign curricula in violation of the law, accepting students in large numbers without a license, among others.
 

 

School Name

Irregularities

Sanctions

International School of Choueifat - New Cairo

- Receivig fees in US dollars

- Depositing the fees in a non-governmental bank in violation of the Education Ministry’s instructions.

- Taking varied fees from parents of students depending on different US exchange rates in violation of the ministerial resolution number 422 of 2014.

The school was put under the administrative and financial supervision of the Education Ministry.

American International School - New Cairo

- Increasing fees in violation of the law.

-Taking varied fees from parents of students depending on different US exchange rates in violation of the ministerial resolution number 422 of 2014.

The school was put under the administrative and financial supervision of the Education Ministry.

El Massria Integrated Language School - Sharqiya Governorate

- Increasing fees for students of the American Section of the school by over 7 percent.

- Not notifying the Education Ministry of the size of fees one month prior to the start of the academic year in violation of the ministry’s instructions.

The school was put under the administrative and financial supervision of the Education Ministry.

Hadabet Al-Ahram Private School - Giza

- Accepting primary and nursery school pupils without a license. The school obtained a license for the secondary levels only.

The school was put under the administrative and financial supervision of the Education Ministry.

Eagles International School - Giza

- Not renewing the school’s license.

- Admitting 17 students who were from another school without verifying if they passed the previous year’s exams.

The school was put under the administrative and financial supervision of the Education Ministry.

American International School - Sheikh Zayed

- Receiving varying fees in accordance to the US dollar exchange rate.

The school was warned.

Al-Hayat Internationl School - New Cairo

- The announced fees are in US dollars, not in Egyptian pounds, although the school receives fees in Egyptian pounds.

 

The school was warned.

 

 

Modern English School - New Cairo

- Receiving the exam fees in US dollars.

 

The school was warned.

 

Lycee International Balzac

- Receiving fees in Euros and Egyptian pounds.

- The school’s regulations are not accredited.

- The school was warned.

Suad Kafafi International Language Learning School - Giza

- 10 workers had no licenses.

- The school includes one class for KG1.

- The school was warned.

College de la Sainte Famille - Cairo

- No internal regulations

- 3 workers have no licenses

- The Education Ministry was not notified of the year 2016-2017 fees.

- The school was warned.

Al-Quds Al-Sharif School - Cairo

- The British Section has no regulations

- 30 workers have no licenses

- The school was warned.

Geel Al-Mustaqbal School - Qaliubiya

- No internal regulations

- 33 workers have no licnses

- The school was warned.

Noor Internationl School

-No internal regulations

- 72 workes have no licenses

The school was warned.

Shams al-Maaref School - Cairo

- 5 workers had no licenses

The school was warned.

Lycee Voltaire - Giza

- School license not renewed

- The number of classes or students in each class not specified

- No internal regulations

- Increasing fees between 14 to 15 percent

The school was warned.

Ramses College - Cairo

- The secondary school’s license not renewed

- Increasing fees up to 22 percent

- 41 workers have no licenses

The school was warned.

Memphis School - Qaliubiya

- Violating the license regulations

The school was warned.

Dream International Schools - Giza

- No internal regulations

- No fees bulletin

- License not renewed

The school was warned.

Al-Ebdaa School - Giza

- No internal regulations

- Fees increase

The school was warned.

Beverly Hills School - Giza

- Workers with no license

 -Increasing fees by up to 7 percent

- No internal regulations

The school was warned.

Al-Huda International School - Giza

- Workers with no license

The school was warned.

Narmer school - New Cairo

- Workers with no license

- Non-specialists teach Arabic language for primary pupils

The school was warned.

Sahara School - Cairo

- Using the school’s yard as a garage for buses.

- The roof is used as a yard in violation of the ministry’s regulations.

The school was warned.

Cairo English School-Cairo

-Receiving exam fees in US dollar

The school was warned.

International School of Choueifat - Giza

- 262 workers have no licenses

- 12 foreign students have no security studying permits

The school was warned.

New Future school - Alexandria

- Overcrowded students in classes

- Foreign workers have no work permits

- Receiving LE200 for each nursery pupil without receipts

The school was warned.

Al-Hureya language school - Alexandria

- Accepting enrollment requests from students for the year 2016-2017 starting December 2015

- No license for workers

- Receiving fees from parents in return for allowing them to fill nursery pupils’ application forms

The school was warned.

Alexandria House of English School -Alexandria

- Depositing school fees in non-governmental banks

- 10 workers are not qualified for their positions

 

The school was warned.

Pioneers School - Alexandria

- Financial violations relating to opening new bank accounts and receiving fees without receipts

The school was warned.

The British School of Alexandria - Alexandria

- Financial violations relating to fees

- Fees not announced

- Receiving fees without receipts from nursery pupils’ parents

The school was warned.

Bedayia International School-New Cairo

28 workers had no licenses

The school was warned.

Sakkara School - Maadi

- Licenses not renewed

- No internal regulations

The school was warned.

Nermine Ismail Schools - New Cairo

-Nursey level license not renewed

The school was warned.

Al-Waha Language School - Maadi

- No internal regulations

- 50 workers have no work permits

The school was warned.

British International School-Cairo

- Operating without license

- Receiving fees in Sterling pounds

The school was warned.

British International School - Giza

- Operating without license

- Receiving fees in foreign currency

- Not saluting the Egyptian flag in the morning

- Teaching non-Egyptian curricula

The school was warned.

BBC - Cairo

- Not saluting Egyptian flag or singing the national anthem in the morning

- Increasing fees

- Workers have no permits

- Receiving exam fees in US dollar

The school was warned.

Al-Fouad International school - Sharqiya

- Increasing school fees

The school was warned.

Al-Bashaer School - Cairo

- 62 workers have no permits

- The British and American sections’ licenses not renewed

- Increasing the number of students in classes

- 9 foreign students have no studying security permits

The school was warned.

Mahmoud Alam Eddin School -Sohag

-Increasing the number of classes without a permit

The school was warned.

CitySchool - Sohag

- 28 unlicensed classes

- Building an unlicensed fifth floor

- Establishing a canteen in the school’s yard

The school was warned.

Talaei al-Farouk - Qaliubiya

- Unlicensed classes

The school was warned.

Mecca - Cairo

Dispute among owners

The school was warned.

Saint Vincent de Paul - Cairo

Violating the construction regulations

The school was warned.

Baron - Cairo

Unlicensed classes

The school was warned.

Dawawin - Cairo

Unlicensed classes

The school was warned.

Zahraa 2 - Minya

License violations

The school was warned.

British Modern School - Minya

- No financial records at the school

- Workers have no permits

The school was warned.

Naseriya Seconday School - Assiut

- Overcrowding of students in classes

- Violations relating to the contracts of teachers

The school was warned.

Al-Mostaqbal Language School-Aswan

Increasing fees

The school was warned.

Copts Language School - Beni Suef

Increasing the number of students

The school was warned.

Shorouk School - Sohag

- Constructing a canteen in the yard

- Constructing two unlicensed floors

The school was warned.

Al-Zahraa School - Sohag

- Constructing 4 classes that have wood rooftops

- Constructing an unlicensed building adjacent to the school

The school was warned.

Al-Nahda Islamic School - Sohag

- Constructing an unlicensed fourth floor and a building adjacent to the school

The school was warned.

Al-Sayyed Sheikh School -  Kafr el-Sheikh

- Using part of the school yard to host celebrations

- Accepting 83 students transferred from other schools, in other governorates, without the permission of the Education Department of Kafr al-Sheikh

The school was placed under financial and administrative supervision.

Al-Rawda - Qaliubiya

The school is unlicensed

Administrative closure

Al-Andalus - Cairo

The school is unlicensed

Administrative closure

Smart Call - Cairo

The school is unlicensed

Administrative closure

Al-Rawda Secondary School - Cairo

The school is unlicensed

Administrative closure

Tiba Secondary School - Cairo

The school is unlicensed

Administrative closure

Trust - Cairo

The school is unlicensed

Administrative closure

Badr - Fayoum

The school is unlicensed

Administrative closure

Ahmos Language School - Giza

- Financial violations

- Workers had no permits

The school was placed under financial and administrative supervision.

Ibn Sina - Giza

- Conflicting data on the number of students and classes

- Cracks in the school building walls  

The school was placed under financial and administrative supervision.

Nobel - Giza

 

Conflicting data on the number of students

 

The school was placed under financial and administrative supervision.

Nermine Ismail 4 - New Cairo

Non-completed secondary level license

The school was placed under financial and administrative supervision.

Al-Manar Modern Languages School - Giza

Violating the students’ registry regulations

The school was placed under financial and administrative supervision.

Rowad Masr - Giza

Violating the students’ registry regulations

The school was placed under financial and administrative supervision.

Al-Shobban al-Moslemin - Minya

- Increasing the number of classes

- Hiring employees without contracts

- Financial violations

The school was placed under financial and administrative supervision.

National Fundamental Education School - Kafr el-Sheikh

Removing an upper floor from the school building

The school was placed under financial and administrative supervision.

Al-Ibrahimeya school - Kafr el-Sheikh

 

Violating students’ registry regulations

 

The school was placed under financial and administrative supervision.