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Thursday , March 21 2019

Al-Fares proposes to change some schools timetable – Bid to reduce traffic jams

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 29: Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education Dr Mohammed Al-Fares revealed about a proposal to change the timetable of some schools on an experimental basis with the aim of reducing traffi c jams, reports Al-Rai daily.

He said the Undersecretary of the ministry proposed this during a meeting of the Higher Traffic Council of which he is a member. Dr Al-Fares said this experiment is the first of its kind aimed at studying the results and identifying the rate of contribution in solving the traffic congestion problem and suitability of guardians. He indicated that there are no new requests from the General Traffic Department in terms of changing the schools’ timetable, revealing that a request in this regard was presented in the past but the ministry had rejected it.

Meanwhile, Dr Al-Fares stressed that a committee of the ministry is currently studying everything related to the high school educational system and curricula and identifying the negatives, adding that the committee has not yet completed its repor

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