Al-Azhar English Training Centre

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The Al-Azhar English Training Centre (AAETC) is an English language teaching facility at Al-Azhar University in Cairo funded by Al Azhar University with the support of the British government.[1] The centre opened in February 2008 and is managed by the British Council.[1] The centre aims to give students the skills to "discuss and explain Islam", especially to non-Muslims, as well as training Egyptian teachers in methodology, mentoring and management.[2]


  • "Al Azhar English Training Centre". Official website of the British Embassy in Cairo. Retrieved 2011-03-30.
  1. ^ a b Max de Lotbinière (4 April 2008). "Second language centre opens on Islamic campus". The Guardian Weekly. Retrieved 2011-03-30.
  2. ^ "Bridging gaps and engaging others" (PDF). In Touch. British Council in Egypt (21): 7. May–June 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-06-06. Retrieved 2011-03-30.

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