10% increase in prices of books for new Tunisian academic year
For the new academic year, a rise of 10 per cent is expected in the prices of books in Tunisia. <i>La Presse</i> reports that the increase in the prices of books is due to the improvement of quality of paper and layout. A team of pedagogues appointed by the Tunisian Ministry of Education revised the books and classes for the new academic year and have made some changes to make the books look "more attractive" for students. Belgacem Lassouad, the director of the national teaching center, said that in order to improve the quality of the books, more colorful diagrams and graphs were added in particular to the science books.