‘MoE to fix special needs school fees, not disabled affairs body’
KUWAIT CITY, Oct 29: A source from the education sector verified the news published recently about the suspension of salaries for some teachers after their contracts expired and they were unable to renew them due to equalization of the academic certificate process which is still uncertain, as it has created crisis in Ministry of Education Ministry and no temporary solution has been taken so far, reports Al-Rai daily
Ministry of Education has issued a decision to declare that the fees in special needs schools will be determined by the ministry and not the Department of Educational Services and Rehabilitation in Public Authority for Disabled Affairs, reports Aljarida daily quoting informed sources from the authority.
They explained that the decision is based on a recently-issued court verdict which assigned the ministry to determine the fees in special needs schools, as the ministry is an educational institution.
The verdict allowed the authority to continue determining the fees of nurseries that receive children from ages 1 to six, as well as the institutions that receive them from the ages 6 to 21 and those that receive them after they cross 21 years old of age.
Meanwhile, Department of Administrative Affairs at the authority said 22 employees who completed 30 years of service were asked to visit the department in order to complete the retirement procedures The sources said the aforementioned number include very few supervisory employees such as directors, supervisors and heads of departments.
They added that the decisions related to retirement taken in the authority are based on the relevant laws stated by CSC and the provisions included in the CSC decision No. 12/ 2018 concerning end-of-service indemnity.