Your top education stories of the week
Your top education stories of the week:
- The Consumer Protection Agency resolved 85% of complaints from parents that private schools refused to refund 25% of the value of last academic year’s bus fees, reports Al Mal.
- A tender for the second phase of the ongoing public-private partnership (PPP) schools program will be launched this week, with 60-70 new schools expected to be built and operated by private sector companies.
- Public school students will attend classes for a minimum of two days a week, while others will be allowed to attend four days or even the full school week, the Education Ministry announced last week.
- Foreign investors focused on K-12 education, among other sectors, will get priority for five-year renewable residence permits announced by GAFI last week.