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Ministry of Education signs contract with about 400 Palestinian teachers

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MoE establishing other steps to enhance cooperation

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 11: The head of the delegation of the Ministry of Education, Assistant Undersecretary for Public Education, Osama Al-Sultan, said about 400 Palestinian teachers will be contracted to teach mathematics, physics, science, English and the French subjects, reports Al-Qabas daily. Al-Sultan told the Kuwait News Agency, that the Kuwaiti Ministry of Education delegation has begun the procedures to sign contracts with teachers in the Gaza Strip, after completing a series of interviews with teachers from Ramallah, Hebron and Nablus in the West Bank. He pointed out that this is fourth batch of Palestinian teachers that the ministry has signed with Palestinian since 2017, noting that “the delegation has resumed tests and interviews for applicants from the Gaza Strip and will continue until next Wednesday.”

Part of the tests for Palestinian teachers applying to work in Kuwaiti schools

He explained the Palestinian female teachers will be contracted to teach mathematics and physics only while at the same time praising the historical ties between Kuwait and Palestine since 1936. He stressed that the Palestinian teachers have proven their worth in the educational process.

The head of the delegation thanked the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian Ministry of Education and the Palestinian people for the warm welcome since the start of the tests and interviews with Palestinian teachers. The Assistant Undersecretary for Student Affairs at the Palestinian Ministry of Education, Sadiq Al-Khaddour, in a similar press statement to Kuwait News Agency, said the ministry is “in the process of establishing other steps to enhance cooperation in the field of education with the sisterly State of Kuwait.”

Foundation

Al-Khaddour affirmed that they view the continuation of the contract with Palestinian teachers with great appreciation, which “is a testament of pride in our Palestinian teachers, who have left a good impression and lays the foundation for further steps to strengthen the relationship in the educational field and strengthen the historical relationship between Kuwait and Palestine in various fields.” He expressed his aspiration “to benefit from joint programs such as twinning between schools and cultural exchange,” noting that the presence of Palestinian teachers in the State of Kuwait is a catalyst for accelerating such steps.

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