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Monday, 5 October 2020

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.

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