J’s Preschool was proudly recognized by UNICEF as the leading nursery in Kuwait. They visited the nursery and commended our superior American-based curriculum and the highly interactive learning standards. The UNICEF chief praised J’s keen focus on the children’s well-being and safety. Being validated by such an institution gives J’s the confidence to continue leading and going above and beyond for our students.
Northwest Bilingual School earned a 7-year accreditation by the Middle States Association Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools. Northwest Bilingual School is a private, college preparatory school established by AlWazzan Education in 2014. The school incorporates a rigorous American curriculum and advanced technology in creating an environment for students to develop cultural qualities, ethics, values, and knowledge that will pave their path for the future. The school was awarded accreditation by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA) in October 2019. The Middle States Association is a worldwide leader in accreditation and school improvement. The Chief Operating Officer, Ms. Lujain Alwazzan, promised the school community that the journey won’t stop here, but, rather, it has just begun.
Baims, our first education technology (EDTech) investment in Kuwait, has secured a seed funding round. The round was led by AlWazzan Education with participation from Seeds Partners and several angel investors.
Having been around for only three years, Northwest Bilingual School was proud to win the opportunity to host the Professional Educators Around Kuwait (PEAK) Conference on December 9, 2017. The PEAK Conference is sponsored by the International Administrators Around Kuwait (IAN) and supports professional development for educators from private schools across Kuwait. The conference was very well attended with almost 1400 western and local educators and was under the patronage of the United States Ambassador, Mr. Lawrence R. Silverman, and the Ministry of Education.
Northwest’s knight, Ahmad Al Shatti, was chosen for A Mideast -Kuwait's student exchange program, “Yes," and sent to study in the United States of America. This program is presented yearly to all foreign schools in Kuwait. He was one of only 12 students nominated from a pool of over500 people.
During a conversation, Matthew Barzun, United StatesAmbassador to the United Kingdom, talks about how today's diplomats cancultivate relations of global instability and conflict in a post-Cold Warclimate. The gathering was moderated by Mohammad AlWazzan, president of Northeastern'sYoung Global Leaders and partner at the private equity firm Valia Investments.
On 22 February, 2019 His Excellency First Deputy PrimeMinister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, may Godprotect him, welcomed in his office this morning, a number of private schoolowners in Kuwait and Lujain AlWazzan representing Alwazzan Education. Duringthe meeting, cordial conversations were exchanged and the vision and role ofprivate schools in supporting the educational system in the country we relearned. This is to complete the educational mission carried out by the schools in order to achieve the comprehensive renaissance of a new Kuwait in which the educational aspect is the cornerstone for any launch and to achieve the goalsthat everyone aspires to for the advancement and prosperity of this countryunder the wise leadership of His Highness the Amir of the country, may Godpreserve and protect him.
On October 31 2020, the electoral list (the change list) wonthe elections for the Kuwaiti Association for the owners of private schools andcultural institutes, with Lujain AlWazzan as a member of this association.
The Private School Union and its members, and LujainAlWazzan being a member of the union met with His Excellency the Minister ofEducation on Wednesday, January 20 2020, to review the latest updates anddemands that are aimed at developing the educational process and overcomingobstacles of private schools. In addition to supporting schools for specialneeds and the various challenges they face. The Minister of Educationemphasized the importance and role of the private education sector, whichconstitutes 40% of the education sector in the State of Kuwait.
Northwest Bilingual Schools was honored to have Dr FatimahAlHashim, Director of Center for Teaching, Learning & Research in GulfUniversity for Science and Technology and the students who joined us for theirfinal semester to complete their senior project.
Members of AlWazzan Education Company, Mohammad Alwazzan, and Lujain Alwazzan met with founders of the "Tamakan" program Sumayah Aljasem and Rana Al Rasheed, which is organized by Creative Confidence and sponsored by the National Bank of Kuwait as a strategic supporter. The two parties discussed opportunities for cooperation in developing and refining the skills of newly graduated university students by providing courses to trainees in the program to qualify them as they transition from college students to the professional world.
Kuwait City, 6 July 2021: Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST) presented a plaque of appreciation to Northwest Bilingual School for allowing GUST students to teach at classes for the spring semester. The program was part of the education program at GUST organized by Student Teaching Coordinator, Assistant Professor Fatimah Al Hashem. GUST’s Vice President for Academic Affairs, Professor Bassam Alameddine, and Assistant Professor Fatimah Al Hashem, both presented a plaque of appreciation to CEO of Northwest Bilingual School, Ms. Lujain Al Wazzan, thanking her for allowing GUST to use their school as part of the university’s internship program. Thirty-three GUST students took part in the program, with each student teaching one to two high school classes per week for a total of eight weeks. The program counted as an internship and sought to train future students on the necessary and required teaching skills needed for their future careers in education. Vice President for Academic Affairs, Professor Bassam Alameddine said “This program is crucial in developing and training our students in the field teaching and education. Helping students understand concepts learned in the classroom by implementing them practically in an actual high school classroom. We are grateful for Northwest Bilingual School’s hospitality and for allowing our students to use their classes as part of our internship program.” The education program focuses on helping students specializing in education teach English, Mathematics, Computer Science, and Programming to high school students. This internship adds to the list of other internship opportunities offered at GUST such as the Translation Internship Program. These programs are a testament to GUST’s continuous strive to develop professional opportunities for its student body, that would provide them with the necessary tools to thrive in the job market.
Students at Northwest Bilingual School witnessed a special graduation ceremony that took place at Northwest Parking with compliance of the health & safety precautions. Graduates showed up to NW with their parents as they received their certificate of completion from Grade 12. Presenters from Middle & High school principal, Superintendent and the B.O.T chair Mrs.Lujian AlWazzan were giving out a speech while handing out the certificates to the students. A memorable celebration to our first batch of graduates of the Academic Year 2020-2021. We are proud of you.
A warm welcome to all our teachers, admins and new joiners to the Academic Year 2021-2022. The Staff orientation was held at Northwest Bilingual School Auditorium. It took place on the first day of their return to school, with the pleasure of having students back to the campus. The orientation has covered all sections and provided all the needed information to staff to be ready to welcome all our student back to school. A special treat of Coffee and Donuts from Dunkin Donuts, organized by the marketing department was given to all staff members during the orientation. We look forward for having every one on board again!