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The Palestinian teacher – Motivation breeds success

I have received several replies to my earlier article which I wrote under the title ‘Farcical …’, particularly the last paragraph. Most of these replies are negative and I understand the feelings of the readers. I have also received some positive replies and the one which touched me is the …

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‘Decision to cut expat teachers housing grant to save KD 21.9m’

KUWAIT CITY, March 20: Ministry of Education will save KD 21,941.280 million per year through the decision enforced by Civil Service Commission (CSC) to reduce the housing allowance of expatriate teachers, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Informed educational sources explained that the ministry has saved KD 10,970,640 since the decision was enforced …

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Farcical education sector! – Why blame expats?

When the late Khalid Al-Masoud was Minister of Education in the mid-sixties, he founded the Institute of Teachers and everyone who opted to join this institute were given a persuasive amount of money and I almost fell for the trap because of the ‘grant’. The number of those who joined …

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Education Minister to tackle housing allowance for teachers, fake degrees

KUWAIT CITY, March 13: Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Mohammad Al-Fares affirmed that his main mission is to do his best in offering distinguished educational environment which will enhance achievements of Kuwaiti and expatriate teachers and students. On the sidelines of his surprise visit to a school, the …

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Dean slams lack of coordination between MoE, teachers colleges – KLS outrightly rejects employing expat consultants

KUWAIT CITY, March 13: Dean of the College of Education at Kuwait University Dr Bader Al-Omar has criticized lack of coordination between the Ministry of Education and teachers’ colleges. He wondered why the College of Education was excluded from participating in the preparation of the new competency syllabus, reports Al …

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Kuwait eyes hiring Djibouti teachers

KUWAIT CITY, March 6: Kuwait is considering the possibility of hiring teachers from Djibouti Republic to teach Arabic and French languages in the schools, reports Al-Anba daily. A letter sent by the Kuwait Ambassador to Djibouti Republic Yousef Al-Qabandi was referred to the Undersecretary of Ministry of Education Dr Haitham …

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Cut in expatriate teachers to target subjects with excessive employees – MoE to study expatriate teachers’ requests for transfer

KUWAIT CITY, March 4: The Ministry of Education will terminate 25 percent of expatriate teachers in subjects with excessive teaching staff in line with the Kuwaitization policy, reports Al-Anba daily quoting Undersecretary Dr Haitham Al-Athari. Al-Atahari explained that implementation of the policy was supposed to start last year but the …

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MoE to begin termination of 25 pct of non-Kuwaiti teachers

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 23: In line with the policy of the Education Ministry to replace non-Kuwaiti teachers, Assistant Undersecretary for Public Education Affairs Fatima Al-Kandari said the initial step will be taken in March when 25 percent of non-Kuwaiti teachers in each subject will be dismissed, reports Al-Shahed daily. Al-Kandari …

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National bureau to withdraw 3,000 master-degree holders in MoE – Degrees obtained from unaccredited universities

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 21: The National Bureau for Academic Accreditation and Quality of Education has decided to withdraw 3,000 master-degree holders in Ministry of Education and some private universities because they obtained their degrees from unaccredited universities that are not included in the accreditation list of the bureau, reports Al-Shahed …

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‘Large number of expat teachers planning to resign by mid-March’ – Majority of teachers are Jordanians, Egyptians: sources

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 16: Ministry of Education has notified the Social Studies Inspection Unit at the Capital Educational Zone to terminate the services of two teachers who were appointed in 2013 such that their official last day on the job will be July 7, according to sources from the education …

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