Seventy Arabic language teachers failed tests necessary for promotion which the Ministry of Education conducted on Sunday, a ministry insider said. This is the second time that the teachers have failed the same tests.
Education Minister Dr Bader Al- Essa had agreed to re-test the teachers after none of them passed the first time they were tested, said the source who spoke on the condition of anonymity.
After the results were released, some of the teachers headed to the Arabic language division at the ministry to inquire about the situation.
According to the sources, most of the teachers were ‘furious’ and questioned the credibility of testing procedures, saying that it was impossible that seventy teachers would take the same exam simultaneously and no one would pass.