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MoE to appoint new teachers for academic year 2017/18 in August

KUWAIT CITY, May 18: Ministry of Education Undersecretary Dr Haitham Al-Athari has announced the schedule for appointing new teachers for academic year 2017/2018, reports Al- Rai daily. Al-Athari disclosed the appointment of new Kuwaiti teachers will be on Aug 13, 2017; locally hired expatriate teachers on Aug 20, 2017 and …

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MP VOICES NEED TO REPLACE EXPATRIATE TEACHERS – Legislative panel takes up KPC budget; Oil estimated at $45 per barrel

KUWAIT CITY, May 17: The parliamentary Budgets and Final Accounts Committee discussed Wednesday the joint budget of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) and its subsidiaries for fiscal 2017/2018, as well as the final account for fiscal 2015/2016 and comments of the State Audit Bureau and Financial Controllers Agency. Committee Chairman MP …

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Rate of expat teachers resigning falls – Eye on paid leave for Bedouns

KUWAIT CITY, April 18: Director of Human Resources Department in the Ministry of Education Saoud Al-Juwaiser disclosed that 350 expatriate teachers and legal accountants submitted their resignation in the second semester of academic year 2016/2017, and the figure is expected to increase in May 2017. Al-Juwaiser noted the majority of …

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Palestinian teachers are well known for competency: official

‘Kuwaiti schools need teachers of different nationalities’ KUWAIT CITY, April 17: As the Ministry of Education initiated the move to sign contracts with some Palestinian teachers to teach in public schools starting from academic year 2017/2018, roughly 76 percent of educators who participated in a recent opinion poll affirmed that …

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MoE to hire 180 Palestinian teachers to work in Kuwait

Total 1,173 applications received from KUWAIT CITY, April 8: A total of 1,173 Palestinian residents of areas affiliated to the Palestinian Authority (PA) — Gaza Strip and West Bank – have submitted applications for teaching positions in Kuwait. However, only 180 among them will be hired, provided they meet all …

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Teachers issue studied – Terminations on hold

KUWAIT CITY, April 1: Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Mohammad Al-Fares says the ministry is considering humanitarian aspects prior to termination of services of expatriate teachers whose specialities are surplus to requirements, reports Al- Anba daily. He said, “We are in a humanitarian country and we take all …

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‘1,074 out of total 1,270 teachers have no certificates to deal with special needs people’

KUWAIT CITY, March 22: Assistant Undersecretary for Private and Qualitative Education in the Ministry of Education Dr AbdulMohsin Al-Huwailah disclosed that 1,074 of the total 1,270 male and female teachers employed by schools for special needs in the country do not have certificates to deal with handicaps, reports Al-Anba daily. …

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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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