Kuwait's Ministry of Education mulling opening schools

Ministry of Health nod crucial

  
An empty classroom is seen in a private school in Hawally, after the Ministry of Education suspended schools and universities due to the coronavirus outbreak, in Kuwait city, Kuwait, March 2, 2020.

An empty classroom is seen in a private school in Hawally, after the Ministry of Education suspended schools and universities due to the coronavirus outbreak, in Kuwait city, Kuwait, March 2, 2020.

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KUWAIT CITY: The Acting Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education, Assistant Undersecretary for Educational Development and Activities, Faisal Al-Maqseed urged the public education sector to develop an integrated vision for a return to traditional education in schools during the second semester, and called for the formation of a committee to develop a complete vision in this regard, reports Al-Seyassah daily.

Al-Maqseed said this during an extensive meeting with the Assistant Undersecretary for Public Education, Osama Al-Sultan, directors of schools of all districts which was held to discuss many educational topics. During the meeting, he stressed the importance of developing a gradual plan for returning to schools, which coincides with the fifth stage of a return to normal life related to the health situation and after the approval of the health authorities in Kuwait.

Al-Maqseed assigned Al-Sultan, to form a minicommittee under his chairmanship to lay down the complete vision and present it at the meeting scheduled for the beginning of next week in order for the committee to study the proposal, indicating that the return may take place at the beginning of the second semester or before that.

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