Newton has a wide area of expertise in education consulting in various areas that include education policy, curriculum review, e-learning, and many other education-specific areas.
Our Educational Consultancy services are led by Nelly ElZayat. Nelly has been working in international education, specifically student advising, scholarship management, university admissions and education technology for the past eighteen years. She has worked in Egypt and Qatar with several organizations including America Mideast Educational and Training Services (AMIDEAST), the International Institute of Education (IIE) and the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar. In these different organizations, she introduced and worked on several new initiatives including managing several scholarship programs, such as the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program, the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) scholarship programs, Ford Foundation’s International Fellowships Program, and the Eisenhower Fellowship. More recently, she co-founded two educational start-ups: Newton Education Services and T21. Newton Education Services offers four main services: student advising, test preparation courses, scholarship management and university recruitment services. T21 aimed at improving career readiness and skills building for youth through an innovative and engaging learning platform. Nelly was also an instructor at the American University in Cairo’s Professional Educator Diploma program, whereby she designed the syllabus for, and taught, a class on Resources and Technology for Early Childhood Education to student teachers pursuing the Professional Educator Diploma at the American University in Cairo.
Most recently, Nelly was the Vice President for Education and Learning Technology at Tatweer International, a pioneering e learning solutions company specialized in developing programs addressing the skills gap and offering tutorials in essential work skills and management fundamentals. She is also an Evaluation Consultant at the School of Business’ Executive Education program at The American University in Cairo. Nelly is also among the team of advisors to the Minister of Education in Egypt. She holds a Master of Education in Interantional Education Policy from Harvard University, and is an alumna of the American University in Cairo twice, once with a BA in Economics and then an MA in Middle East Studies.