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Palestinians: Civil Servants

Question for Department for International Development

UIN 133183, tabled on 19 March 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to the Answer of 23 February 2017 to Question 64650, whether any of those public servants in the West Bank, whose salaries are paid by her Department, are responsible for writing, approving or implementing the 2017 Palestinian Authority schools curriculum.

Answered on

22 March 2018

According to the Palestinian Authority (PA) Ministry of Education and Higher Education, all of their schools in the West Bank are using the revised 2017 PA curriculum. UK funded public servants and teachers under the Ministry of Education and Higher Education are therefore involved in the implementation process.

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