By leveraging community knowledge and disseminating scientific culture, KFAS is supporting both the private and public sectors in their transition into the digital learning era.

Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences

Kuwait City, Kuwait
Non-profit organization
Established : 1976
Education and COVID-19 Response

Ensure a full and fair return to education
Following the pandemic
Strengthen learning systems
For the future
Close digital divides and enhance connectivity for education

KFAS is committed to invest in developing the national e-learning platform from grade 1 to grade 12 and help decision makers to fill the gap in learning process which resulted from the COVID-19 suspension of education and lock-down of schools in Kuwait and around the world.

Regional Focus

Middle East

Countries of Interest



KFAS supports the education community in Kuwait to transfer the traditional learning process to the technology base e-learning and distance learning by helping decision makers and technology providers to explore and resolve difficulties facing Kuwait to better utilize this emerging technology which became essential after the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.

Action areas

Learner Wellbeing

Learning opportunities

Digital Learning Content

Digitize curriculum
Establish and expand repositories of learning resources
Develop or provide free and contextually appropriate learning content
Build or strengthen learning platforms

Capacity Development

Capacity development to strengthen system resilience and response to future shocks

Advocacy and Communication

Assess the short-term impact of educational disruption

Primary Contact

Mr. Yousef Al-Mazeedi

Director, International Relations

Senior Contact

Mr. Adnan Shihab-Eldin

Director General