Muscat: The Ministry of Education signed a memorandum with BP Oman on Sunday, 22nd November, for funding project to digitize the curriculum in the Sultanate which aims to convert curricula into interactive and attractive digital templates.
A statement issued online by Ministry of Education said, "The agreement was signed by Dr Madiha bint Ahmed Al-Shaibania, Minister of Education, and Engineer Yousef Al-Ajili, President of BP Oman company, in the presence of a number of directors of the general directorates of the Ministry’s General Office and a number of officials of BP Oman."
"The draft agreement includes focusing on digitizing mathematics and science curricula before moving on to other school subjects. Its implementation period lasts for five years. More than 600,000 male and female students and 55,000 teachers are expected to benefit from it in the Sultanate through the creation of an easy-to-use digital platform for all curricula of the Ministry of Education for all grades from grade one to 12th grade."
"The project aims to convert curricula from grade one to grade twelve into digital interactive educational curricula, employ information and communication technology in the areas of teacher work and employ e-learning by creating interactive digital content between students and teachers and enhancing participation among teachers themselves in distance learning."
"And interacting with the provided content and facilitating the follow-up process of the educational process related to digital lessons according to various levels of follow-up, enhancing utilization and reviewing the electronically recorded learning reports, through which direct interaction with the digital educational contents takes place."