school studentsSchool students can now be hired to work in school canteens during recess time, according to the Ministry of Education.

The ministry has put the Education Development Company (EDC) in charge of operating school canteens.

As per new provisions, the EDC can now hire students to work during school recess. Students working in the cafeteria will earn a minimum pay of SR 300 each month.

According to a report in Arab News, in the first phase of the newly introduced system, students will be employed from the beginning of the second semester in select schools.