KUWAIT CITY, Sept 9: Public Education Sector has notified the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education, Faisal Al-Maqsid, of the need for male teachers in the field of philosophy, for which acceptance has been restricted to Kuwaitis for years, reports Al-Qabas daily.
The daily quoting informed sources revealed that Public Education Sector made the request through an official letter to announce its need for male teachers who specialize in philosophy among the children of Kuwaiti women who are only graduates of Kuwait University, confirming there are no applications for appointment from citizens at the present time.
He indicated Al-Maqsid is in the process of addressing the Assistant Undersecretary for Administrative Affairs Sector, Rajaa Bouaraki, to prepare the needed letter and to make an announcement as soon as possible- in preparation for conducting interviews and filling the shortage in some schools.
In a related context, Al-Maqsid asked the Director General of Public Authority for Applied Education and Training, Dr Ali Al-Mudhaf, to take the necessary measures toward reopening of physical education specialization for boys, upon its suspension since 2016, due to the Ministry’s need for urban expansion and the periodic increase in the number of schools in various educational stages at new residential areas.
On the other hand, Assistant Undersecretary for Public Education, Usama Al-Sultan, announced the activation of accounts for teachers working in the elementary and intermediate schools, and the basic team to enter the kindergarten stage, in addition to coordinators of practical academic fields such as home economics, artistic education, music education and physical education for boys and girls, in addition to practical in commercial studies and libraries. This is in light of the training plan to prepare for the start of 2020-2021 academic year to qualify supervisory and educational institutions of all stages to use and employ the Microsoft Teams application, and its supporting applications.
Al-Sultan affirmed that the basic training team for kindergartens will start on September 6, and it’s scheduled to continue for a week in four schools from each educational region on application, in addition to training coordinators of practical fields of study from each technical instruction, as well as male and female computer training teachers in two-stage elementary and intermediate schools.