The Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Higher Education in Egypt have signed an agreement to use ACT assessments to measure learning and college readiness in Eqyptian schools starting this fall.
The agreement, signed on September 15, includes the following:
- Universities in Egypt will now accept scores on the ACT test and an ACT subject area test for admission.
- International high schools in Egypt will administer the ACT test and ACT subject area tests to students for graduation purposes.
- Egyptian schools will used PreACT for assessment of learning in grades 9 through 11.
“We are delighted to be working with the Ministry of Education to help measure and verify learning among Egyptian students and students at American high schools in the country,” said ACT Chief Commercial Officer Suzana Delanghe. “This agreement will truly give students more choice and greater flexibility in testing. ACT’s assessments are trusted around the world to measure college and career readiness, and ACT is committed to serving international markets and helping them prepare students for success.”