Muscat: The Ministry of Education is urging public and private schools, pre-school education, bilingual schools, monolingual schools and international schools with the exception of community schools to abide by the decision issued by the Supreme Committee vs Covid-19 on Tuesday, May 5, 2020.
The Supreme Committee decision specified May 7 as the last date of the school year for the aforementioned educational institutions.
A statement from the Ministry of Education said that it has been noticed that some private schools have addressed parents regarding the continuation of online classes in a violation of the Supreme Committee’s resolution.
The Ministry of Education stresses the importance of following this decision especially for all private schools.
The statement said that private schools may provide remote enrichment programmes provided that they obtain an approval from the ministry confirming that these programmes must be optional and not mandatory.