State Council Education, Research Committee Meets

Education and Research Committee at

the State Council today hosted Dr. Said bin Hamad al-Ruba’ie,

Secretary General of the Education Council and a number of its

officials, within the framework of the Committee’s study on the role of

education in supporting the knowledge-based economy.

The Committee addressed the role of the knowledge economy in

the philosophy of education, indicators of the implementation of the

strategies, laws and legislations pertaining to education in the

Sultanate on the ground, and the challenges facing the application

and proposals to tackle them.

Dr. al-Rubaie and Education Council officials submitted a

presentation on enhancing the role of education in supporting the

knowledge-based economy in light of the Council’s prerogatives.

The presentation dealt with the decisions and objectives of the

National Education Strategy 2040. It also touched on the decisions of

the Education Council and its directives related to the knowledge-

based economy, as well as the future directions of education

supporting the knowledge economy, which includes supporting the

efforts and initiatives of various stakeholders to enhance the role of

education in the knowledge economy.

Source: Oman News Agency