The organization launched the Tawteen scheme final year by initially supporting 25 students with the aim of decreasing employees turnover and consolidating neighborhood education systems in some of the a lot more remote components of the nation.
PDO Managing Director Raoul Restucci signed a Memorandum of Understanding in additional help of the initiative with His Excellency Dr Abdullah Mohammed Al Sarmi, the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Higher Education, and His Excellency Saoud Salim Al Balushi, the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education.
He mentioned: “We hope this agreement will bring higher sustainability and stability to educational provision in our concession location, exactly where at times there are challenges retaining employees.
“By functioning with our trusted partners in government, we aim to sponsor vibrant students from the Interior to grow to be teachers there and minimize the churn of employees which can adversely effect classroom understanding.
“This will not only enable them to build rewarding and meaningful careers in a vital occupation but also have a real impact on helping pupils in their studies and enhancing school standards.”
PDO also signed an additional MoU with H.E. Dr Abdullah Mohammed Al Sarmi, Undersecretary of MOE to help a additional 72 students beneath its Community Scholarship Programme. This enables youngsters from its block six concession location to study at Omani colleges and universities. This has helped a lot more than 1,300 into greater education because 2004.
Each year 200 scholarships are supplied and PDO conducts awareness sessions for pupils on how to advantage from the programme and apply for a opportunity to enter complete-time greater education. Students should pass a foundation course but are permitted to pick their significant, with the scholarship operating for 5 years up to Bachelor’s degree level.
Information Source: Muscat Daily