The fifth Pakistani school in Oman will begin operations in Seeb with around 200 students from next month. “The school is all ready to throw open its doors for students from kindergarden to standard eight.
It will serve students not only from Seeb, but also from nearby places,” an official from the school said on the sidelines of an orientation programme for new teachers on Monday.
A briefing on rules, conduct and other school norms was conducted for the new teachers by the management of Pakistani schools in the sultanate. The new teachers include Egyptian, Bangladeshi, Jordanian and Pakistani nationals.
Shahzad Ahmed, the head of the Urdu department, said, “The event was attended by the staff of Pakistani schools in Muscat, Nizwa, Sohar and Musannah, along with the board of directors, school management committees and principals. Muhammad Zakariya Babur, the principal of Pakistan School Muscat, gave a presentation on the Omani labour law, rules of service, by-laws, modern teaching methodologies and their application, and the teacher as a role model. The faculty and school management were also introduced to each other.”
Pakistan Schools Oman was also rechristened the Pakistan School System on the occasion.