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Schools to reopen from Sept 19

21 Aug 2021 By P CHANDRASEKR

Emphasis on precautionary measures for safety of  students, teachers and admin staff

The Minister of Education (MoE) issued a decision on Thursday directing the academic year for 2021/2022 to start on September 12, 2021, and end on July 7, 2022. Classes for students will begin on September 19, 2021.

In a ministerial decision, MoE said that the work of supervisors in educational directorates in the governorates, Directorate General of Private Schools, Directorate General of Special Education, administrative and teaching staff, and related jobs in public schools, special education schools and private schools that do not apply the special assessment system will begin on September 12. 

The general framework for operating schools in the sultanate in the 2021/2022 school year has been adopted according to a mechanism that will be announced by MoE soon. ‘The emphasis will be on adhering to all precautionary measures for the safety of all students and members of the teaching and administrative staff. These protocols will be in line with the latest epidemiological situation in the sultanate.’

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