KUWAIT CITY, Dec 20: The Ministry of Education has intensified its efforts to find a way for expatriate teachers stranded abroad to return to the country, including those whose residency permits expired while outside the country, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources.
Sources affirmed the ministry has prepared a list of these teachers, their fields of specialization and educational districts. Sources said the ministry will coordinate with its interior counterpart to allow the return of expatriate teachers stranded abroad. Sources disclosed the ministry has laid down a plan for the return of these teachers, including the date of return and agreed procedures.
Sources clarified that not all expatriate teachers stranded abroad will be allowed to return, only those with specializations which the ministry needs. Sources added about 330 expatriate teachers will be allowed to return and they are specialized in five subjects – Mathematics, Chemistry, English, Music and Physical Education (female).