COVID-19: Number of students in classroom should not exceed 16 when schools reopen in Oman

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Muscat: His Excellency Dr. Abdullah bin Khamis Ambosaidi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education, said that the application of blended learning differs from one school to another according to the student density of each school, with regard to students’ attendance in schools, so that the number of students within a class does not exceed 16 students to ensure physical distancing.

He affirmed his happiness for the week’s file program, which is shown on Oman TV, as monitored by the youth: Education leads development in the Sultanate and the Ministry of Education is seeking to translate the priorities of Oman 2040’s future vision by introducing integrated education now.

“All the basic subjects will be taught in the classroom, while the other subjects will be taught remotely.” He added, “The educational directorates have the flexibility to adapt the attendance of students in proportion to their available capabilities.”

His Excellency explained to the program of the week’s file, which is shown on Omani TV, as monitored by the youth: There is a health protocol that has been implemented in cooperation with the Ministry of Health that includes prevention measures and physical distancing, and it will be implemented inside schools to ensure the safety of students.

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His Excellency affirmed the Ministry’s keenness on the safety of students inside schools. And indicated that if any infection with Coronavirus (Covid-19) is suspected or discovered, the class or school will be closed.

His Excellency added to the program of the week file, which is shown on Omani TV, as well as some modifications made to the curriculum to suit the application of integrated education in this circumstance.

He referred to the addition of the “complementary curriculum” for the parts that were not studied after the study had previously stopped.

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