Muscat: It has been decided to hold the Education National Forum in October during which the projects prepared by the Education Council, mainly the national strategy of education, reconstruction of education system, laws of schooling and higher education and the projects for improving schooling and higher education, would be presented.
The decision came as the Education Council on Monday held the third meeting of this year. The meet was presided over by Sayyid Khalid bin Hilal Al Busaidi, Minister of Diwan of Royal Court and President of Education Council.
The national forum will prepare these projects for the development of the educational system in Oman at different levels and for raising the students' participation as well as achieving the future vision of education in Oman.
The council also stressed the opening of more educational institutions at Sultan Qaboos University for the preparation of qualified national cadres to meet the requirements of the country.
In its meeting, the council also discussed a number of topics on its agenda mainly the memorandum provided by the Ministry of Higher Education pertaining to distribution of scholarships to the private higher education establishments in the Sultanate according to their performance indicators.