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Hold on private school tuition hikes – ‘5% in a year’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 27: The National Assembly approved Wednesday the recommendation to stop tuition fee hikes in some private schools and suspend any increase in fees until the Education, Culture and Guidance Committee finalizes the Private Education Draft Law. Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Bader Al-Essa assured the …

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Schools to ‘resume’ second semester on Jan 24: Al-Essa – Some teachers, Arab students reject laptops

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 20: A total of 653,624 students in public and private schools, as well as 63,844 teachers, are now ready for the second semester of academic year 2015/2016, reports Al-Rai daily quoting Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Bader Al-Essa. According to Al-Essa, classes for the second …

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MoE studies proposal to up number of ‘religious institutes’ for students

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 16: The Ministry of Education is currently studying the proposal of Askar Al-Enezi to increase the number of religious institutes for students in all academic stages, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. Sources disclosed the project includes the construction of new religious institutes in the six governorates and …

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‘Stop ‘recruiting’ non-Kuwaiti staff’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 11: The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has instructed the Education Ministry to stop the recruitment of non- Kuwaiti staff, except the teachers, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting sources. Sources disclosed there is no non-academic job slot for expatriates this school year as the open job for them is …

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MoE forms panel to regulate school fees – ‘Ministry wasted KD 26 mln by distributing tablets’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: Ministry of Education recently announced the formation of a special committee chaired by the Undersecretary Dr Haitham Al-Athari to regulate school fees in the Arab and foreign private schools. In a statement, Dr Al- Athari said the committee was formed by the Minister of Education and …

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MoE pulls eight books from school libraries over improper content

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 5: Ministry of Education has extracted 8 books of various educational stages that incorporate ideas and illustrations deemed improper from the libraries in schools, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting reliable sources. The step follows complaints submitted by several concerned officials and guardians against the content of the books, …

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Over 180 schools issued citations for raising fees

 KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4: Ministry of Education (MoE) has issued citations against 20 private and American schools among some 180 schools for violating regulations and raising fees up to 40 percent, although the law does not allow more than 3 percent increase every three years. Sources said the ministry gave …

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MoE okays enrolment of expat doctors’ kids in public schools – Plan to set up school for those implanting cochlea

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 21: The Ministry of Education has approved the proposal to allow the children of expatriate doctors working in public hospitals, clinic and medical centers to enroll in public schools starting from the next academic year, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. Sources disclosed the ministry also announced the …

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Watheq project is ‘aimed’ at enhancing educational values – Over 45,000 students benefitting from project

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 23, (KUNA): Head of the media team and member of the higher committee of “Watheq” (confident) project” Mohammad Al-Kanderi said on Monday that this project aims at enhancing educational values in the country through the group work in coordination with the educational system, represented in the students, …

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Lost shoes, find them in ‘Souk Haramiya’? – Police reject reports of school brawl, deaths

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 15: Social media users uploaded and shared photos of a bloody quarrel in Al-Jarri School in Fahaheel, which allegedly led to the death of three students. Security sources vehemently denied the allegation, asserting there was no fight or death of students in the school. Sources affirmed security …

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