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Minister denounces action of some school managers over female teachers

‘CSC granted two hours off from work to female employees who gave birth’ KUWAIT CITY, Sept 24: Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Muhammad Al-Fares has affirmed that he is keen on supporting teachers and administrative staff at the ministry, reports Al-Seyassah. The minister made the statement when he …

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Corruption widespread in Education Ministry: report

‘Funds scams, many forgery cases in court’ KUWAIT CITY, Sept 10: An official report has disclosed the spread of financial and administrative corruption in Ministry of Education. The report contains the response provided by the Minister of Education Dr Mohammad Al-Fares at the request of His Highness the Premier Sheikh …

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‘Ready for new school year’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 9: All security and safety precautions are being taken as the new school year gets underway, Kuwait’s Ministry of Interior (MoI) said on Saturday. Speaking to the press, the MoI’s Director of the General Department of Public Relations Adel Al-Hashash outlined a foolproof security plan that aims …

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Private schools site contracts to be renewed

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 5: Ministry of Finance has agreed on the renewal of contracts of sites of private schools, as those contracts had expired. In a letter addressed to Undersecretary of Ministry of Education, it was stated that the Ministry of Finance had issued its decision based on the minutes …

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Minister’s decision on exam cheats draws mixed reactions

‘Phenomenon of buying researches ‘hits’ scientific level of students’ KUWAIT CITY, Aug 23: Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Muhammad Al-Fares’ decision to prevent students who cheated in an exam from taking the remaining examinations and considering them failed with zero marks in all subjects has drawn mixed reactions …

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Ministry panel to probe alleged question leakage, exam results

‘Waive aptitude test for students obtaining 95 pc for admission in medicine’ KUWAIT CITY, May 31: After announcing results of the secondary school final examinations in arts, the sciences and religious sections, Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Mohammad Abdul-Latef Al-Fares has set up a committee to investigate suspicious …

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MoE denies reports of ‘leaked’ high school final exam papers

KUWAIT CITY, May 9: Ministry of Education has denied reports about the leaked high-school final exam question papers, affirming that the mechanism of printing and storing the question papers is based on secure standards, reports Al-Anba daily. According to sources close the ministry, reports about the leaked exam papers and …

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School aid eyed to kids with Kuwaiti moms, foreign dads

KUWAIT CITY, April 17: Member of Financial and Economic Affairs Committee in the Parliament MP Saleh Ashour disclosed that they deliberated on the suggestion to include children of Kuwaiti women married to non-Kuwaitis in the fund for Kuwaiti students who pay for their school expenses. In a press statement after …

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Recent statistics show rate of illiteracy drops by 0.17 percent – Ministry sorting out cheating reports from schools

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 27: Recent statistics of the Ministry of Education for academic year 2015/2016 indicate the rate of illiteracy in Kuwait dropped by 0.17 percent, reports Al-Qabas daily. It revealed the number of illiterates is currently 132,646, constituting 70,132 male and 62,514 female. It noted 18 percent of Kuwaitis …

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MoE looks to suspend French course at university, PAAET – Linguistic skills weak

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 12: Amid reports that graduates did not meet the required linguistic skill criteria, Kuwait’s Ministry of Education is looking into suspending the teaching of French language in Kuwait University and the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training, says Al-Rai daily. The daily quoting a ministry source …

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