Kuwait seeks roadmap to revamp education
KUWAIT: Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Mohammad Al-Fares said yesterday that he had asked officials of the World Bank to work out a ‘roadmap’ for overhauling the teaching sector in the country. Speaking as he emerged from a meeting with the WB officials, Minister Fares indicated that the discussions dealt with the achievements made over the past years at this level and future schemes. He added that the talks also addressed obstacles that had emerged in implementing the integrated educational revamp program, namely with respect of teachers’ training and students’ assessment. The minister stated that he asked the WB to work on specifying the Kuwaiti and bank responsibilities in the educational development process and report to him in details by next week.