Educational and Cultural Affairs Assistant Secretary of State Visits SCE
On February 19, 2020, the Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Marie Royce met with the participants and alumni in two major State Department programs implemented by the School of Continuing Education. In the morning, she visited the English Language Mentors' program. A total of 150 English language specialists are working with two English language specialists from the United States of America and two additional language specialists from SCE on developing skills and approaches related to language instruction, curriculum design, classroom management, development of critical thinking skills and using data to support teaching assessments.
At lunchtime, the Assistant Secretary visited the AUC Tahrir Campus and met with alumni from the English Access Microscholarship program. The Access program provides a foundation of English language, cross-cultural, leadership and college readiness skills to talented 14 - 16 year olds through after-school classes and intensive summer learning activities. AUC works with Access students from across Egypt. The Access alumni over the years have gone on to universities all over the world (including AUC) and interesting and prestigious professional careers.
Meeting with the Grand Mufti of Egypt
The Grand Mufti of Egypt, Dr. Shawky Allam, met with a delegation from the AUC School of Continuing Education, which included Dean James Ketterer, Dahlia Fouad and Ihab Abdalla. They discussed the ongoing relationship between Dar Al-Ifta and SCE and ways in which their joint efforts might be expanded.
The 2020 English Language Mentors Program - Cooperation with the US Embassy
The School of Continuing Education at the American University in Cairo is implementing the 2020 English Language Mentors program on behalf of the US Embassy in Cairo. This program highlights the positive working relationship between AUC and the Regional English Language Office at the US Embassy in Cairo. It brings together talented professionals at AUC, American-English language specialists and highly motivated Egyptian teachers who will be trained to be mentors to their colleagues. This is the kind of program that has a lasting positive impact for many Egyptians.
One hundred and fifty Egyptian-English language specialists will work with trainers and other experts at AUC to deliver cutting edge programs designed to create a cadre of well trained, highly motivated mentors to work with other Egyptian-English teachers on developing skills and approaches related to language instruction, curriculum design, classroom management, development of critical thinking skills and using data to support teaching assessments.
The 24th Annual NileTESOL Conference
The School of Continuing Education #AUC_SCE hosted the 24th Annual NileTESOL Conference. The theme of the conference this year was "DYNAMIC TEACHING: Sharing Perspectives and Inspiring Practices." The conference featured 4 international plenary speakers and attracted over 3000 English language teachers, school administrators, and university professors from all over Egypt and the region.
Learning Assessment Techniques Workshop
The Career Development Department (CDD) at #AUC_SCE hosted a professional development workshop for CDD faculty on "Learning Assessment Techniques" on Sunday, January 12, and Monday, January 13, at Falaki. The workshop was conducted by Ramy Shabra, manager of test development and assessment at SCE's Evaluation, Testing and Assessment Department (ETAD).
English for Religious and Cultural Purposes Program Graduation Ceremony
James Ketterer, dean of the School of Continuing Education, is honoring the graduates of "English for Religious and Cultural Purposes Program" offered by the Programs and Partnerships Department at SCE.
The program was funded by the US Embassy and led by Amira Makhlouf in partnership with the American University in Cairo and Al Azhar. The program delivers cross cultural and inter-religious training.
Jobzella Career Fair
The School of Continuing Education participated in Jobzella fourth career fair, that was held on December 14, 2019, at the Greek Campus.
Throw back to our participation, the event was a great opportunity for customers to meet our experts on the field from school’s departments, attending our free workshops revolving around tips and guidance to career success.
SCE Community Lecture Series 2020
SCE hosted a Free Community Lecture for 2020 “Life Lessons from a Journey in Entrepreneurship” Ahmed El Alfi, in Conversation with James Ketterer on November 25, at the Oriental Hall, AUC Tahrir Square Campus.
The Free Community Lecture Series aim at providing the community with interesting sessions and an opportunity for open discussions around diverse topics presented by selected speakers.
Graduation Ceremony of Translation Diploma 2019-2020
SCE Languages Department takes great pride in having held its annual Graduation Ceremony of 220 learners in the Translation Diplomas Program. The event took place in the Ewart Hall on September 30th, 2019 in the presence of the Dean of Continuing Education Dr. James Ketterer as well as Ms. Ebtihal El Badry the director of SCE Language Department. The Diplomas qualify graduates to apply in the most reputable entities and organizations as professional and skilled translators. Instructors are both highly trained experts and competent with hands-on experience.
Congratulations to all graduates.
SCE Community Lecture Series 2020
SCE hosted its first Free Community Lecture for 2020 “Health Is Not Medicine’s Monopoly or A Luxury, But Your Priority!” on September 30, presented by Dr. Hassan El-Fawal and held in the Oriental Hall, AUC Tahrir Square Campus.
The Free Community Lecture Series aims at providing the community with interesting sessions and an opportunity for open discussions around diverse topics presented by selected speakers.