Kuwait halts hiring of teachers from abroad


Kuwait has halted recruiting teachers from abroad for the current school year due to restrictions prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic, a local newspaper reported Tuesday, citing education sources.

The Education Ministry has decided to make do with local hires until the coronavirus crisis is over, Al Jarida newspaper quoted what it termed as well-informed sources at the ministry.

No committee has been formed to contract teachers from abroad for the present school year, according to the sources.

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