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Education ministry mulls e-learning preparations

By A Saleh

KUWAIT: Ministry of Education (MoE) undersecretaries’ council held a meeting Saturday with Education Minister Saud Al-Harbi to discuss a number of major topics, such as recording scientific material for all stages from primary to secondary to be used on the educational platform.

The meeting also discussed scheduling the tasks and accelerating the process to get the task done within time. The council also hailed the role played by the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS), which provided 12 studios and fully equipped them in accordance to the needs of MoE, which is a clear embodiment of partnership in developing the educational process and opting for e-learning as an alternative for students in various stages in view of the current circumstances and the spread of COVID-19.

The meeting also discussed the tasks other sectors, namely the financial and administrative affairs sector, should play in terms of contracts and supervision and the need to coordinate with various relevant state bodies. Finally, the meeting discussed handing over some school buildings to various state bodies to be used as temporary quarters during the current crisis.

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