The progress of any society depends on educated, trained manpower, capable of adapting his natural resources and using it the right use which helps to achieve economic and social growth.
In Egypt the problem of illiteracy should deserve more attention in order to address the males and females in different organizations(governmental and civil) and give them the highest priority in national plans with long term policy trying to eradicate illiteracy and keeping pace with the world in a time of knowledge and global competitions. Quarters of all Egyptians are illiterate, which is a huge number. They discovered that in those 10 years there were 2.3 million school dropouts. In the 2006 statistics, they were counted as illiterates because, according to the research center at the American University in Cairo, 30 percent of dropouts who stay away from school for a long period eventually become illiterate.
We can count that from the problems that cause illiteracy in Egypt is:
1- Lack of budget directed to the university education and scientific research.
2- The immigration of the Egyptian scientists.
3- The adoption of the Egyptian curriculum on memorization not on the development of creativity among students.
4- The poor quality of education.
All these factors affect education which affects the progress of the society
From my point of view to develop my country to make it smarter, more developed the education should take a greater attention we should:
1- Provide methods that develop scientific thinking and innovation among students.
2- Increase the budget of education especially in higher education.
3- Provide a scientific environment which will help to attract the immigrants’ scientists.
4- The quality of the education also needs to be improved. Arguing that the poor quality of education has led to a significant mismatch between the labor market’s needs.
The importance of education is quite clear. Education is the knowledge of putting one’s potentials to maximum use. One can safely say that a human being is not in the proper sense till he is educated
The importance of education is that only through the attainment of education, man is enabled to receive information from the external world; to acquaint himself the importance of education is that only through the attainment of education, man is enabled to receive information from the external world; to acquaint himself with past history and receive all necessary information regarding the present. Without education, man is as though in a closed room and with education he finds himself in a room with all its windows open towards outside world.
Amir Ibrahim Shafik, Egypt, #gdchallenge