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Covid-19: Indian Schools in Oman announce change in annual vacation

Schools will continue online classes during the months of June and July with a short term-break.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

MUSCAT: In the wake of coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak in the country, all the Indian Schools in Oman have rescheduled the annual one month-vacation to December.

According to a statement issued by the Board of Directors said the schools will continue online classes during the months of June and July with a short term-break of one week from 28 June to 2nd July 2020. “Indian Schools Oman has decided to reschedule the annual vacation for the staff and students of Indian Schools to December 2020 for a period of one month, in light of the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic and resultant lockdown,” the statement from the BOD said.

“The schools intend to make optimum use of the lockdown period by providing students with informative modules pertaining to different topics in the syllabus. Students will be given opportunities to showcase their diversified talents in different domains through online cultural and art competitions. Efforts are also ongoing to facilitate creativity among students through online means of displaying their skills,” the statement said.

“Classes for the new academic year started in the first week of April by all schools. Currently, online coaching and follow-ups are being carried out for different classes by all the 21 Indian Schools across the Sultanate,” the statement added.

However, the BOD said that there will be no

online classes conducted during the Eid holidays.

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