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Kuwait contracts 169 Jordanian teachers

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AMMAN — The Kuwaiti Ministry of Education said that it is contracting 169 teachers from Jordan after they passed job interviews last month, Jo24 reported.اضافة اعلان

The Kuwaiti media said 568 people applied for various teaching positions, but that 200 were shortlisted for interviews held last month. Of those interviewed, 169 were hired and are being contracted by the Kuwaiti Ministry of Education to teach in Kuwait.

The 169 will be assigned to teach different subjects, such as English-language, mathematics, physics, chemistry, geology, and science.

The Kuwaiti Ministry of Education said it needs to hire more than 600 teachers to provide educational cadres for pre-existing schools as well as  new schools, which are opening in the country. The ministry is looking to procure teachers from Kuwait itself and other countries, like Jordan, to fill shortages in the sector.

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