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All private and international schools in Oman will reopen in November. Photo for illustrative purposes. Image Credit: Reuters

Dubai: Oman’s Ministry of Education has announced that all private and international schools in the country will reopen in November after eight months of closure due to outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Speaking to local media today, Dr. Abdullah Khamis Al Ambusaidi, Undersecretary of Ministry of Education, said: “All private schools, including bilingual and community schools, as well as those following the international curriculum have already started online education, which will continue until November 1”.


He added that private schools will have face-to face education as of November 2 when schools will reopen to students.

Dr. Al Ambusaidi confirmed that strict health protocols will be in place when schools reopen.