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Crimes on rise in schools – Boys, girls equally violent

KUWAIT CITY, May 8: According to study conducted recently by the Ministry of Education (MOE) statistics shows crimes in Kuwait schools are increasing at an alarming rate, crimes such as violent behavior, aggressiveness, kidnap, and even attempted murder, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to the study, the schools witnessed 110 crimes …

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1,384 boy, girl students said caught smoking inside the school premises – ‘Intermediate, secondary levels’

KUWAIT CITY, April 23: The phenomenon of smoking among students is increasing dramatically and is no longer limited to high school students but it is obvious the habit has seeped into the intermediate level students and even elementary, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to reliable sources a total of 1,384 students …

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High school exams on time … no delay

KUWAIT CITY, April 3, (KUNA): Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education Dr Bader Al-Essa said on Sunday that high school final exams will take place two days prior to the Holy month of Ramadan, dismissing rumors about any delay of tests. In a statement to KUNA, the minister …

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Education ministry sets final ‘exams’ for secondary stage – PAAET announces dismissal of Syrian student

KUWAIT CITY, March 31: Ministry of Education and Higher Education has released the schedule for the final exams of the secondary stage of the year 2015/2016, reports Al-Rai daily. According to the schedule, the Grade 12 examinations will start on May 22 and end on June 2. The first exam …

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Admission in public schools to be granted – ‘Kids of expat doctors, judges’

KUWAIT CITY, March 22: Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Bader Al-Essa affi rmed that the children of expatriate doctors and judges will be granted admission to public schools if there is enough space to accommodate them. He explained that the only reason they were not granted admission was …

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Private schools get final warning to demolish prefabricated classrooms

KUWAIT CITY, March 15: Undersecretary of Education Dr Haitham Al-Athari has issued the final warning to private schools through a recent circular directing all proprietors to demolish prefabricated classrooms before the commencement of academic year 2016/2017, indicating failure to abide by instructions will result in serious consequences. The ministry will …

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Ministry approves three new textbooks for secondary stage

KUWAIT CITY, March 11: Assistant Undersecretary for Curricula and Educational Research Affairs at Ministry of Education Dr Saoud Al-Harbi revealed that the ministry has approved three new textbooks for the secondary stage which will be used in the coming school year of 2016/2017, reports Aljarida daily. He said the ministry …

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Panel to discuss fees in private schools with reps – Deliberations over on education

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 23: The parliamentary Education Affairs Committee has reaffirmed its commitment to finalize draft laws on copyrights, Kuwait University (KU) and Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET). Speaking to reporters after the committee meeting Thursday, MP Auda Al-Ruweie confirmed completion of discussions on issues concerning the …

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‘Fees very high as compared to education quality provided’ – ‘Housewives working as teachers’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 3: IN THIS week’s Arab Times online poll, readers weighed in on the drawbacks of educating their child in Kuwait. The majority of respondents felt that school fees are exorbitant compared to the quality of education and facilities provided. As reported in the Arab Times this week, …

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‘New law will help parents to sue school if fees raised’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 31: In the wake of a statement by the Minister of Education Dr Bader Al-Essa affirming the draft law of private education which was referred to the Parliamentary Education Committee sets the ceiling for fees in private schools, rapporteur of the committee MP Hamoud Al-Hamdan disclosed that …

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