Kuwait: Expats make up 27 per cent of teachers for 2020-2021 academic year

Expat teachers make up 27 per cent of the total number working in the Kuwait Ministry of Education for the 2020-2021 academic year. Photo for illustrative purposes.
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Kuwait City: In regards to the 2020-2021 academic year, expat teachers make up 27 per cent of the total number of teachers working in the Ministry of Education, an educational source told Al Rai media.

The source added that the Civil Commission Bureau stipulates that expats teachers should not exceed 30 per cent and that Kuwaiti teachers should be the majority employed by the Ministry of Education.

The Civil Commission Bureau requested statistics on the number of expats teaching in the specific four fields: history, philosophy, Islamic studies and Sharia studies. In addition, the Ministry of Education has provided the Civil Commission Bureau with the total amount compared to the number of Kuwaitis, “so we do not exclude anybody

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