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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.



Launch of the Pharmacy Management Certificate of Achievement

SCE’s Career Development Department launched the new Pharmacy Management on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at the AUC Tahrir Square Campus, Oriental Hall at 6:00 pm.

The Certificate of Achievement aims at providing Pharma learners with a substantial body of knowledge and set of skills needed to handle the managerial aspects in community pharmacy practice. The certificate gives a holistic overview of the daily operational, financial, marketing, and human resource management tasks that every pharmacy manager should know in order to maintain a successful pharmacy practice.

The discussion covered the success formula for managing pharmacies, and we were honored by the presence of our guest speakers:

 

Dr. Abeer Rady, Vice CEO Seif Pharmacy Group

Dr. Farouk El-Rozeiky, CEO of Delmar & Attalla Pharmacy Group

Dr. Waleed Fouad, Pharma Training Consultant  

Cooperation with the United Nations Office at Geneva

From July 28 to August 22 2019, the School of Continuing Education of the American University in Cairo (AUC/SCE) hosted the inaugural face-to-face segment of the United Nations training of Arabic interpreters on the African continent. 

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG), the United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON), and the AUC/SCE collaborated to organize this training, which was conducted by UNOG interpreters. The collaboration was framed as part of the United Nations’ outreach-to-university programme.

During the training, UNOG Senior Interpreter Ms. Alma Barghout delivered a training session to SCE/LD interpreting instructors on UN materials, as well as on UN competitive examinations for language posts in the interpretation area. Another training session, on "Interpreting for the UN/UNOG", was delivered to SCE/LD learners by UNOG Arabic Interpreter Mr. Khaled Samra.

More information about language careers at the UN can be found at this external link (available in all UN official languages, including Arabic), as well as on relevant UN social media.




The 5th International Language Assessment Conference in Egypt (ILACE) 20

SCE proudly hosted the 5th International Language Assessment Conference in Egypt ILACE 2019” in partnership with the British Council Egypt @AUC Tahrir Square campus - September 3 & 4, 2019. Thank you to ILACE 2019 conference sponsors AMIDEAST.Egypt and Cambridge University Press in addition to unwavering support of NileTESOL Egypt. This year’s theme was “Assessment in Practice: Applying Testing Principles to Classroom Use”.

ILACE seeks to provide opportunities for professional development, networking, and scholarly discussion and debate within the area of language assessment. It also aims to promote active involvement and participation by offering opportunities for the exchange of ideas and expertise within this area in Egypt, the Middle East, and worldwide.

We are looking forward to meeting you all in next year's ILACE 2020 conference.