J’s Preschool X UNICEF

J’s Preschool was recognized by UNICEF as the leading nursery in Kuwait. Members of the organization visited the nursery and commended our excellent 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. This honorary recognition empowers J’s to continue putting our students first and being at the forefront of nurseries in Kuwait.

Northwest Accreditations by MSA

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 that creates an environment for students to develop cultural qualities, ethics, values, and knowledge that will guide them in their 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 to the brighter future has just begun.

AlWazzan Education X Baims

Our first educational technology (EDTech) based investment in Kuwait, Baims, has secured a seed-funding round. AlWazzan Education, with support by Seed Partners and various angle investors, was at the forefront of this seed-funding round.

PEAK at Northwest

Only 3 years after its establishment, 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 private school educators across Kuwait. The conference hosted almost 1,400 western and local educators under the patronage of the United States Ambassador, Mr. Lawrence R. Silverman, and the Ministry of Education.

A Northwest Student in Chicago

A fellow Northwest 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. Al Shatti was one of only 12 students nominated from a pool of over 500 people.

Mohammad AlWazzan's, President of Northeastern's YoungGlobal Leaders, discussion with US Ambassador to Britain

Mohammad AlWazzan, President of Northeastern’s Young Global Leaders and Partner at the private equity firm Valia Investments, moderates a discussion with Matthew Barzun, United States Ambassador of the United Kingdom. They discuss how today's diplomats can cultivate relations of global instability and conflict in a post-Cold War climate.

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Meeting with His Excellency First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense

On 22 February 2019, His Excellency First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah (may God protect him) welcomed several private school owners in Kuwait, with Lujain AlWazzan representing AlWazzan Education. During the meeting, an array of topics was discussed and the vision of private schools in supporting the educational system in the country was revised. The educational aspect stands as the cornerstone for any launch and aims to achieve a comprehensive renaissance that everyone aspires to for the advancement and prosperity of this country under the wise leadership of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait (May God preserve and protect him).

Lujain AlWazzan Member of the Private School Union

On October 31 2020, the electoral list (the change list) won the elections for the Kuwaiti Association for the Owners of Private Schools and Cultural Institutes. Lujain AlWazzan is a member of this association.

PSU members meet Minister of Education

Lujain AlWazzan and her colleagues at The Private School Union met with His Excellency the Minister of Education on Wednesday, January 20, 2020, to review the latest updates and demands aimed at developing the educational process and overcoming any obstacles faced by private schools. They also discussed the support needed by schools for special needs and various challenges they face. The Minister of Education emphasized the importance and role of the private education sector, which constitutes 40% of the education sector in the State of Kuwait.

Northwest Bilingual School X GUST trainees

Northwest Bilingual Schools was honored to have Dr. Fatimah Al Hashim, Director of the Center for Teaching, Learning & Research at Gulf University for Science and Technology, and the students that joined us to complete their senior project in their final semester.

Youth Development Project with Tamakan

Members of AlWazzan Education Company, Mohammad Alwazzan and, Lujain Alwazzan met with the founders of the "Tamakan" program Sumayah Aljasem and Rana Al Rasheed. Tamakan 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 to qualify them as they transition from college students to the professional world.

GUST Presents Plaque of Appreciation to Northwest Bilingual School

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 classes during their spring semester. The program was part of the education program at GUST organized by the Student Teaching Coordinator, Assistant Professor Fatimah AlHashem. GUST’s Vice President for Academic Affairs, Professor Bassam Alameddine, and Assistant Professor Fatimah Al Hashem, both presented a plaque of appreciation to the 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 of 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, which provides them with the necessary tools to thrive in the job market.

Grade 12 Graduation

Students at Northwest Bilingual School witnessed a special graduation ceremony that took place at the Northwest Parking area in compliance with health and safety precautions. Graduates showed up at Northwest with their parents as they received their certificate of completion from Grade 12. Presenters from Middle& High school principals, Superintendent and, the B.O.T chair Mrs. Lujain AlWazzan gave speeches while handing out the certificates to the students. A memorable celebration to our first batch of graduates of the Academic Year2020-2021. We are proud of you.

Staff Orientation

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!