MUSCAT: Oman has decided to start the new academic year for all students from November 1, 2020, the Supreme Committee said on Thursday.
The Committee also decided that all faculty members will have to join duty on Sunday, September 27, 2020
Following are the decisions taken by the committee:
1. The academic year (2020-2021) will start on Sunday, November1, 2020 for students and on Sunday, September 27, 2020 for teachers and related jobs. The academic days shall not be less than 180 days. The vacation of students, teachers and associated jobs shall be aligned with this decision accordingly.
2. Adopting hybrid education for all schools, students will go to school for some classes and will attend other classes through distance learning. In accordance with the controls and regulations to be issued by The Ministry of Education.