Muscat: The new academic year in the schools of Oman will begin from August 17, as per a decision announced by the Ministry of Education on Tuesday.
Minister of Education Dr Madiha bint Ahmed Al Shibaniyah has issued a ministerial decision about the timings of classes, examinations and vacations for the academic year 2014-2015. It has said that the new academic year will begin on Sunday, August 17, 2014 and would end on June 26, 2015.
School teaching and non-teaching employees will also resume duties on August 17, 2014.
The examination for second year of general diploma or its equivalent programmes will begin on August 18.
The classes in all schools will start from August 31.