Saturday, 25 Mar 2023
Expats can hold top posts only for 3 years: MoHE

Expats can hold leading posts only for three years: MoHE

The posts of chairman, dean and their deputies, and assistants can be held by a individual for 3 years only, according to Ministerial Decision No 48/2018, and their terms can be extended only as soon as.

Keeping in thoughts the cultural diversity of academicians, the ministry stipulates that the percentage of candidates in leading positions in each and every educational institution ought to not exceed 25 per cent from a single certain nationality.

However, Omanis are exempted from this stipulation.

Speaking on the Ministerial Decision No 48/2018 issued on December 11, 2018, Laila bint Khamis al Shaqsiyah, Director of Educational Services Department at the Directorate General of Private Universities and Colleges, MoHE, mentioned that the choice is component of measures to regulate recruitment procedures in private larger education institutions. “This is in accordance with the ministry’s vision for this sector and the aspirations of higher institutions to attract highly skilled academic and administrative expertise.”

According to the new regulation, honorary titles will not be recognised for the goal of promotion and official use.

MoHE stated that it is keen to make sure that the recruitment procedure in private institutions is a controlled a single and that approval is granted only to the candidates who meet the situations of appointment contained in the provisions of Ministerial Decision No 48/2018.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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