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BAE Systems invests in Omani youth development through partnership with educational training provider Outward Bound Oman

BAE Systems invests in Omani youth improvement via partnership with educational instruction provider Outward Bound Oman

The partnership, signed in the presence of H E Dr Madeeha bint Ahmed bin Nassir al Shaibaniyah, Minister of Education, and Outward Bound Oman patron H H Sayyid Faisal bin Turki al Said, will see up to 72 young Omani’s undertake difficult 4-day courses developed to create their self-awareness, self-assurance, resilience, leadership and team function expertise.

The courses will have a specific emphasis on enhancing young people’s employability, focusing on a series of discussions and activities that encourage the participants to determine the important expertise employers seek when recruiting young individuals, and also focusing on fundamental function ethics and expectations.

Away from the distractions of mobile phones, a multi-day difficult journey via the wadis and peaks of Jebel Akhdar will offer the chance to place all of the theoretical expertise into practice, prior to a period of reflection and action organizing will bring each and every course to a close.

Ian Lane, nation manager of BAE Systems in Oman, mentioned, “This partnership further strengthens the long-standing relationship between ourselves and the sultanate. We have been supporting Oman for more than 50 years, and this is another fantastic activity that continues this commitment. The experiences Outward Bound provides enables young Omanis to gain critical skills that will help them contribute to building a strong and sustainable future for themselves and for Oman.”
First established in the UK in 1941, Outward Bound now operates in 33 nations about the planet. Oman is the very first Arabic speaking nation to set up an Outward-Bound operation to create and challenge its human resource.

Outward Bound Oman common manager Mark Evans mentioned, “A important element in the good results story of Outward Bound in Oman is the corporate neighborhood who, via their social investment programmes, fund Omani young individuals on the Outward-Bound instruction courses, so building their important life expertise.

“This support from BAE Systems will give 50 young people an extraordinary opportunity to enhance their employability and develop the very skills that companies like BAE Systems look for when recruiting Omani youth.”

Established in Oman in 2009, Outward Bound Oman has delivered instruction for a lot more than 10,000 people. In 2014, it was additional established by Ministerial Decision, and not too long ago the very first of 3 National Training Centres was opened in the Sharqiyah Sands.

BAE Systems has been present in Oman for a lot more than 50 years, supplying help to The Sultan’s Armed Forces as nicely as the sultanate’s financial agenda via a quantity of education programmes for the subsequent generation of Omanis.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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