Category: Education

Industry-engaged education

Muscat University will be able to make a positive contribution to the higher education sector in Oman and be able to graduate students with the right knowledge, skills and experience to help drive organisations forward. Excerpts from an interview with Vice-Chancellor, Professor Yusra Mouzughi There is a growing gap between the demands of job market […]

PDO signs research and development deals with Omani universities

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) has signed research and development agreements with Sohar and Al Sharqiyah Universities to help resolve some of its complex technical challenges. It is hoped the memorandums of understanding (MoUs) will help PDO further develop its competitive delivery by reducing costs, increasing production and reserves while operating in a safer and greener environment. […]

UMS, PDO, NTI come together to launch Ishraaq – Oman Digital Academy

As part of its commitment to social development, UMS Group (UMS), along with Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) and National Training Institute (NTI), has established Ishraaq – Oman Digital Academy to support the vision of developing skilled human resources for the digital age. The Academy was formally launched recently at Oman Forum by HE Talal Al […]

US-based Babson College to promote entrepreneurship education in Oman

Babson College, one of the top entrepreneurship colleges in the United States, whose mission is to prepare entrepreneurial leaders to create economic and social value everywhere is looking at potential collaboration with Sultan Qaboos University and business families in Oman to promote entrepreneurship education.

EEMC’s A’soud Global School Muscat to open from Sept 2016

English Education Management Company (EEMC) announces its first school in the Sultanate of Oman. A’soud Global School (AGS) Muscat will open in September 2016 admitting pupils from Pre-KG to Grade 6 and in the successive years will grow to an Upper Prep and Senior School preparing pupils for iGCSE’s and A-Levels.