Kuwait to develop education sector on Singapore mode

Kuwait to develop education sector on Singapore mode

Date
Wednesday, 03 April 2013

Media Type
Kuwait Times (Online)

Education Ministry Assistant Undersecretary for Planning and Information Dr Khalid Al-Rushaid said that the ministry has signed an agreement with Singapore’s National Education Institute to study and evaluate the education process in Kuwait and develop a plan to prepare teachers in accordance with Singapore academic standard. He said the study will take six months before the institute submits its final report. Al-Rushaid told journalists that Education and Higher Education Minister Dr Nayef Al-Hajraf formed a team headed by the Director of the National Center for the Development of Education to visit the National Education Center in Singapore to sign contracts with them. The team will also prepare a study on the educational situation in Kuwait and discuss the mechanism for preparing teachers and develop them in a way that contributes to enhancing their professional, technical and educational standards. Al-Rushaid said the Kuwaiti delegation observed that the Singaporean model of education has set a global benchmark on education as it focuses more on quality of teachers and develop their overall performance.

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Source: Kuwait Times (Online)