More than 50% teachers vaccinated
KUWAIT CITY, March 21: The Ministry of Education is waiting for a final decision from the Council of Ministers whether to conduct student exams online or offline. Many parents have raised their grievance in conducting offline exams due to rising cases of infection from coronavirus.
The sources said that the MOE has not decided on the type of exams they will conduct, they have submitted a plan to the Education Committee in the Council of Ministers in this regard and now the matter remains in the hands of the Cabinet Ministers who will decide accordingly to the health data available. Since the health and safety of students is first priority the ministry is awaiting for an appropriate decision to prepare for type of exams.
On the other hand, the Ministry of Education called on teaching and administrative staff in schools to get vaccinated against Coronavirus, Kuwait has placed teachers in the list of top priority to get vaccinated, reports Al Anba. According to the statistics available 50% of teachers have been already vaccinated.
The sources stated that health and safety of teaching and administrative staff in schools is first priority, cooperation from parents in this respect is important. Seasonal flu vaccination campaigns for students (boys and girls) have been carried out by the Ministry of health. This vaccination was against seasonal flu and not coronavirus. Parents are requested to take their children to health centers to receive seasonal flu vaccination