KUWAIT CITY: The Public Education Sector of Ministry of Education has specified the exact need for new expatriate teachers to teach subjects that cannot be covered by Kuwaiti teachers, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting sources from the education sector.
The sources revealed that female teachers for subjects such as Arabic, Social Studies and Islamic Studies are available among Kuwaitis. They indicated that two committees will soon be formed to interview the male and female candidates for the available positions, adding that relevant procedures such as signing of contracts and travelling to Kuwait will be completed before the start of the academic year 2017/2018. The sources explained that teachers will be recruited from Egypt for subjects such as Mathematics, Music and Physical Education.
Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al- Sabeeh dismissed claims that the government intends to suspend national labor support in nongovernmental institutions (private sector), reports Al-Rai daily. Responding to questions on the sidelines of the inauguration of a conference organized by Manpower and Government Restructuring Program (MGRP), Al-Sabeeh affirmed “the continuation of disbursement of national labor allowances for citizens in private companies and there are no plans to suspend them.” She stressed the government is trying to encourage Kuwait youths to work in the private sector and motivate them by all means possible. She added the government is currently contemplating on making some changes to the proportions of those working in the private sector and their salaries.
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