KUWAIT CITY, Nov 14: The Ministry of Education will soon refer for retirement all teachers who have been in service for 34 years except those with rare fields of specialization, reports Al-Anba daily quoting Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Bader Al-Essa.
In his interview with the daily recently, Al-Essa also voiced objection to the idea of applying the fingerprint attendance system on teachers. He affirmed the law issued by the Civil Service Commission in this regard is binding but it is not necessary to apply the same on teachers considering the nature of their job and their vital role in the educational sector.
Meanwhile, he unveiled a plan to increase the admission percentage at Kuwait University based on the success rate in the secondary level. He confirmed that the university welcomes outstanding Bedoun students, adding the ministry has allocated 100 seats for these students.