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Allowance cut for Expat teachers from KD 150 to KD60 draws scorn

KUWAIT, Oct 8: Kuwait Teachers Association has expressed frustration and resentment over the decision of the Civil Service Commission Council to reduce the accommodation allowance for expatriate teachers from KD 150 to KD60, warning this will have negative repercussions on the education process while causing occupational, psychological and financial instability …

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Expat teachers housing allowance to be cut – MoE earmarks KD 614,000 for National Day operetta

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 6: At a time when the Ministry of Education was celebrating International Teachers Day, Civil Service Commission decided to reduce the value of accommodation allowance for male and female expatriate teachers from KD 150 to KD 60, reports Al-Seyassah daily. In a statement, the commission said the …

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83,000 ‘teachers’ back to school after vacation

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 18: Public and private schools nationwide Sunday welcomed back 83,000 male and female teachers from the summer vacation on the first day of academic year 2016/2017. On this occasion, the Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Bader Al-Essa said he will lead a Kuwaiti delegation of …

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‘Implementation of child protection law may lead to shortage of teachers’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17, With male and female teachers preparing to resume work on Sunday for the 2016/2017 academic year, there are fears within the educational circle concerning acute shortage of teachers particularly with the implementation of the child protection and disabled welfare laws, which make it possible for some …

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625 American teachers teaching in Kuwait schools – Civilian State employees total 331,077: CSC

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: Undersecretary at the Ministry of Education Dr Haitham Al-Athari announced that 625 teachers from the United States of America are teaching in foreign schools in Kuwait, and 11 American schools teach the American curricula to students from different nationalities, reports Al-Rai daily. In a statement, Dr …

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Mixed feeling over decision to cancel allowances for female expat teachers – MoE not responsible for decision: Al-Essa

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 26: Many people have reacted to a story published last Thursday on the cancellation of housing allowance for female expatriate teachers, reports Al-Rai daily. Telephone calls the newspaper has been receiving from individuals indicate a mixed feeling of sorrow, anger, and resentment, as they plead with the …

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Call to address issue of senior positions in MoE

KUWAIT CITY, July 10: Kuwait Teachers Society (KTS), which is currently headed by Waleed Al-Hassawi, has submitted proposals to Ministry of Education’s Assistant Undersecretary for Public Education Affairs Fatma Al-Kandari on the need to address issues related to supervisory positions in the next school year, says Al-Seyassah. According to sources, …

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Law does not ‘target’ any group or individual: Omair – 435 teachers referred to for retirement

KUWAIT CITY, June 26: The recently-ratified law prohibiting those who abuse or insult God and HH the Amir from running in the elections does not target any group or individual nor restrain people, says Minister of Public Works and State Minister for National Assembly Affairs Dr Ali Al-Omair. Speaking to …

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MoE to cut official working hours for female teachers – Move to breastfeed babies

KUWAIT CITY, May 17: Ministry of Education will soon send a circular to all educational zones and schools to oblige them to reduce the official working hours by two hours for female teachers who breastfeed their babies, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting informed sources. They revealed that the ministry decided to …

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Some teacher-job seekers offered administrative posts

KUWAIT CITY, March 19: Ministry of Education and Higher Education declined to employ some graduates as teachers, and instead offered them administrative jobs, on the pretext that they will lose the chance for employment if the offer is rejected, reports Al-Jarida daily quoting educational sources. The same source added the …

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