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Tag Archives: schools

MoE denies ‘extension of school hours’ rumors

Bid to make up for missed lessons KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18: The educational sector recently discussed ways for students to make up for lessons they missed due to the cancellation of classes when the country witnessed floods, reports Al-Qabas daily. Some academicians suggested condensing lesson plans in the coming period …

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MoE sets exam, vacation dates for private schools for 2018/’19

Registration for new students to start April 1 KUWAIT CITY, Oct 29: Undersecretary of Ministry of Education Yousef Al-Najjar has announced the examination dates and vacation timetable for private schools for the 2018/2019 academic year. He explained that the first semester examinations for grade 5 elementary students and intermediate students …

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End the ‘bullying’ in schools, says father of bullied student – MoE urged to intervene

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24: A Kuwaiti citizen told the daily that his ten-year old son was beaten in public by his classmate’s father in front of the gate of his school which is affiliated to Ahmadi Educational Zone, reports Al-Rai daily. He urged Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr …

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No change in school timings during winter

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 20: There will be no change in the school timings for all educational levels during the winter season, reports Al-Rai daily quoting sources from the education sector. They stressed that the starting time of the schools during winter will be the same as the starting time during …

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‘Fingerprint’ in public schools will start next year

Delayed due to the tendering procedures KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15: The fingerprint system in public schools will be implemented in academic year 2019/2020, not the second semester of this year, reports Al-Jarida daily quoting sources. This comes at a time the Ministry of Education is seeking to complete the tender …

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Sudden inspections to be held in private schools

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11: General Department for Private Education at Ministry of Education is planning to form an educational committee to conduct sudden inspections in private schools and take legal actions against the violating schools, reports Al-Rai daily quoting an educational source. He explained that the committee members include employees …

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Male cleaning workers at school for girls

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 18: When a number of parents were surprised by the presence of male cleaning workers in the secondary schools for girls in the Ahmadi Educational Zone, the director of the zone Waleed Al- Oumi disclaimed the notion and said they are gardeners and work exquisitely outside the …

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‘Ministry ill-prepared for new school year’

Student’s father sues education minister KUWAIT CITY, Sept 6: The father of an elementary student (Grade Six) filed a lawsuit against the minister of education at the First Instance Court through Attorney Jassem Al-Tuwaitan. He demanded for KD1,001 temporary compensation for material and moral damages caused by the Ministry of …

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‘Problem of air conditioning in schools to be solved this week’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 5: After a barrage of parliamentary queries and MPs putting political pressure on Minister of Education and Higher Education Minister Hamed Al-Azmi on the frequent breakdown of air conditioning units in several public schools, it seems the government decided to cooperate in addressing the issue. MP Omar …

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Schools without AC – ‘Replace all old units’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 4: MP Saadoun Hammad has urged Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Hamid Al-Azmi to intervene and instruct the concerned bodies to carry out maintenance works in the air conditioning systems in schools and replace the dilapidated units as soon as possible, reports Al-Jaridah daily. In …

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