Kuwait News Agency:

A Kuwaiti researcher has invented a system to control presence and absence of students in schools and universities and has registered his new invention with the Intellectual Property Office in Britain.

Named (system and method for monitoring and motivating students to attend), Associated Professor of education and director of research and development in the Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST) Dr. Zaid Al-Shammari told Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) that his invention is represented in a system to monitor and improve the attendance through scientifically-proven techniques to stimulate and change the behavior of students.

He added that the invention is designed to to address the reluctance of students and increase the percentage of attendance in the classroom, adding that the scientific studies have shown that student attendance has a direct relationship with his or her scientific achievements.