The discussion will include:
- A presentation on the reform program by H. E Dr. Bader Al Essa, Minister of Education, Government of Kuwait
- A panel discussion convened featuring three World Bank Education Practice Managers
- A question and answer session featuring H. E Dr. Bader Al Essa, the three panel members, and the Amit Dar, the World Bank’s Director of Strategy and Operations for the Human Development Practice
In 2010, the Government of Kuwait, in partnership with the World Bank, launched a bold, systemic reform of its education system. The reform encompasses the introduction of a competence-based curriculum across general education; developing a conducive environment for effective teaching; enabling schools to be active centres of learning; strengthening systems for enhanced accountability and evidence-based decision-making.