New decision to regulate student behaviour in Oman schools

Muscat:  Dr Madeeha bint Ahmed al Shaibaniyah, Minister of Education, has issued decision 247/2019 amending some provisions of the Student Affairs Regulations of government schools. The decision is published in the Official Gazette.

Article 1 of the decision stated that items (8/F) and (G) of Article 39 of the Student Affairs Regulations in the government schools will be replaced by the following two
texts:

The Item 8/F is related to smoking or consuming drugs and psychotropic substances or any prohibited substances not authorised to circulate or attend school under
their influence.

The Item G of Article 39 states that the children in grades (5-12) will be transferred to another public school:

If he repeatedly charged with assaulting and physically abusing his classmate, school staff, school employees or drivers of school transportation.

The student may be transferred to the adult education system if he is in the age group 10-12.

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