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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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‘Back to School’ today as second term starts

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 4: It is ‘Back to School’ Sunday for more than half a million students as schools across the country open for the second term 2016/2017, reports Al-Anba daily. The Ministry of Education is geared up to receive students and its offi cials will conduct field inspection visits …

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Grade 10 Physics ‘papers’ leaked through social media – Examination cheating continues

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 15: Despite the tough measures put in place by the Ministry of Education to prevent cheating in examination centers, several Grade 10 students managed to cheat in the Physics exam Monday morning through a group on the social media application “Whatsapp” leaking the paper at 8:05am, just …

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Al-Fares proposes to change some schools timetable – Bid to reduce traffic jams

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 29: Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education Dr Mohammed Al-Fares revealed about a proposal to change the timetable of some schools on an experimental basis with the aim of reducing traffi c jams, reports Al-Rai daily. He said the Undersecretary of the ministry proposed this …

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MoE to implement two-semester system in schools – 2 terms will now resolve agitation by parents

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 20: Assistant Undersecretary for Public Education in the Ministry of Education Fatmah Al-Kanderi revealed that first and third terms are to be repealed and merged with second and fourth terms respectively at all levels of pretertiary education and grades, indicating the two-semester system will be implemented in …

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83,468 teachers to resume duty for new academic year on Sunday

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 15: Over 83,468 teachers will resume duty for the next academic session on Sunday, one week before classes begin for more than 661,000 students in 1,450 schools. Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Bader Al-Essa recently concluded the on-the-spot assessment of some schools to ascertain the …

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