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MOE logoIn a speech marking World Teacher Day, Hussain Al Hammadi, Minister of Education, said the ministry was heading into an important phase of its journey towards education development and that teachers hold the major role as leaders of modernisation and are the reasons behind its success.

He also announced the forming of a teachers council, an unprecedented step for the ministry. The council will act as an advisory body and will be made up of 277 teachers, men and women, covering multiple areas of speciality and expertise in education. He said such initiative reflects the ministry’s appreciation of teachers and its intent on maintaining their role as decision-makers who will concur in planning and policy-making.