Developing skills of teachers in accordance with international standards is a priority in Kuwait, said senior education officials on Tuesday.
In a statement to KUNA on the sidelines of the 'World Teachers' Day' to be celebrated October 5, the officials stressed the importance of educational institutes in developing human resources in the country.
The Ministry of Education is executing a plan involving the use of modern technology aiming to boost education in order to achieve development in Kuwait, said Assistant Undersecretary of Administrative Affairs at the ministry Fahad Al-Ghais.
There were 114 training courses held in the 2015-2016 academic year, involving 7,712 teachers, said Al-Ghais.
On his part, chairman of Kuwait Teachers Society Waleed Al-Hasawi said the society aims to tackle different issues facing the educational field, as well as organizing activities and training programs to boost the skills of teachers.
The society's "pioneers of excellence" institute provides training courses on administrative, leadership and profession development, he noted.