Education Minister: No paper exams for first semester

Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education Dr. Ali Al-Mudhaf announced Thursday the cancellation of paper exams for the first semester of the academic year (2020-2021) to help stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.

This decision was made after a series of intensive meetings between officials from the ministries of education and health, said Al-Mudhaf in a press statement.

The minister unveiled that a higher joint committee was formed between two ministries to study also the possibility of students return to schools in the coming stage.

He added that a decision in this regard will be announced at the right time and after the improvement of the health situation.

Al-Mudhaf affirmed that the Ministry of Education is coordinating with the Ministry of Health in taking all relevant decisions.

Source: Kuwait News Agency